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Physical Therapist - Outpatient PT - Full Time

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN

Job Description



Job Summary:
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: Physical Therapist Tennessee licensure.
BLS within 30 days of hire.


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.

Job Details

Date Posted December 11, 2018
Date Closes March 11, 2019
Requisition 23027
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00