Physical Therapist - PRN in Athens, TN at Starr Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 7/11/2019

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Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

Physical Therapist - Outpatient Rehab - PRN - Variable Shifts - position available.

Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs initial 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

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree Physical Therapy or higher is required
  • Current Physical Therapist license in the State of Tennessee is required
  • BLS required
  • Requires 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.

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