A licensed physical therapist employed by Erlanger Health System, is responsible for direct and indirect care in the rehabilitation of the patient.
Required: Bachelors Degree in Physical Therapy
Required: Knowledge of general physical therapy principles and practical skills
Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required: Tennessee licensure and current CPR certification
Department Position Summary:
Provides physical therapy evaluations. Develops an individual plan of treatment for each patient. Provides age appropriate treatment. Participates in team meetings and discharge planning. Educates patients and their families in the patients treatment program. Directs Physical Therapist Assistants and Patient Care Technicians in patient treatments. Maintains accurate written reports. Participates in the on-call rotation for weekends and holidays. Maintains standards as set down by the American Physical Therapy Association regarding treatment procedures and professionals ethics. Participates in continuing education programs. Participates in community education. Acts as clinical instructor for PT and PTA students. Participates in the Continuous Quality Improvement efforts of the department and the Medical Center.
|Date Posted||December 21, 2017|
|Date Closes||March 21, 2018|
|Located In||Chattanooga, TN|