Physical Therapist

  • Elkin, NC
  • Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Full Time - 1st Shift
  • M-F 8a-5p
  • Req #: 5068-3473
  • Posted: June 30, 2020
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Summary

The Physical Therapist is responsible for completing evaluations, developing written treatment plans, and providing ongoing treatments that are designed to improve the patient’s functional status in conjunction with the overall treatment objectives.
 
Education and Formal Training: Minimum of a 4 year Bachelor's Degree with a North Carolina License to practice as a Physical Therapist. Annual participation in CPR certification. If licensed or registered prior to 1966 meets the alternative qualifications cited in the Medicare COP, section 405.12 of (1) (2) (3) (4).
 
Work Experience: Prefer a minimum of two years as a Physical Therapist, but new graduates are accepted.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: Maintains a high level of mental and emotional tolerance and even temperament when dealing with ill people; uses tact, sensitivity, sound judgement, and a professional attitude when relating with patients, families, and co-workers at all times. Actively functions as a patient advocate. Must have thorough knowledge of all necessary patient assessment techniques, treatment techniques and the operation and maintenance of all unit specific equipment. CPR certification is required along with general knowledge of fire, safety, disaster, and infection control policies and procedures. Demonstrates an ability to respond to changing workloads and performs in an accurate and precise manner in crisis and emergency situations when time is critical.
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