Physical Therapist in Athens, TN at Starr Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 5/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center


Core competencies are:

  • Provides for the individual rights of patients receiving services of the medical center.
  • Directs/provides for the appropriate assessment and re-assessment of patients, including collection of historical data, observation of the patient's physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs as they relate to the patient's age.
  • Provides appropriate therapy based on the individual patient's assessed needs.
  • Provides healthcare education to patients and/or families pertinent to assessed educational needs.
  • Provides continuity of care by enlisting the services of other healthcare team members to plan a timely and trouble-free discharge to the level of care appropriate to the patient's condition.
  • Manages the patient's care to ensure patient safety and to minimize risk to the patient, family, and the organization.
  • Manages the patient's environment of care and care unit to ensure environmental safety.
  • Manages time and supplies efficiently in the care of the patient to ensure cost-effective and efficient use of resources.
  • Communicates pertinent information to appropriate individuals involved in care of the patient.
  • Accurately documents the activities of rehab in the patient record in a complete and timely manner.
  • Possess necessary knowledge use of patient/organizational information systems.
  • Demonstrates safety in infection control and HazMat practices.

Job Requirements

TN/PT License and BLS required.

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