Physical Therapist-PRN in Maysville, KY at Meadowview Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 7/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Meadowview Regional Medical Center

  • Performs initial and ongoing assessments of patient's condition.
  • Establishes a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient according to his or her capabilities and desires.
  • Plans, prepares and carries out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients.
  • Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient.
  • Directs and supervises physical therapy assistants, students, and other support personnel. Assesses competence, delegates specific tasks, and establishes channels of communication.
  • Administers treatment involving application of physical agents, using equipment, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines.
  • Evaluates, fits, and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommend modifications.
  • Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation.

Job Requirements

Minimum EducationBA or BS required
Required SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Certifications:Basic Life Support (BLS) required for all clinical staff
Three years experience in Physical Therapy and an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association with considerable practical and technical experience in administering physical therapy.
Required Licenses[Kentucky, United States] Physical Therapists 
Valid and Current

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran