Physical Therapist Knoxville, TN vs
Posted on: January 12, 2019
Physical Therapist Job Type Full-Time Regular Job Description Our client, a 250+ bed hospital, has a need for a couple of Physical Therapists to join their team. They have an opening in the hospital doing both inpatient and outpatient rehab and they have another opening in their 20 bed acute rehab center. They will consider NEW GRADS! The Physical therapist organizes and carries out physical therapy programs in the hospital for inpatients or outpatients, to facilitate the rehabilitation of the mentally or physically handicapped. The staff PT provides direct patient focused care to include physical therapy evaluations and quality treatment with short and long term goals determined by the patients needs. The staff PT may work with any /all patients of the following age groups based upon individual responsibility, training, and competency: Infants (age 0-18 months), Children (age 19 months-12 years), Adolescents (age 13 years "17 years), Adults (age 18 years " 64 years), and Geriatrics (age 65+ years). All PTs are required to have competency for adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. Therapists who will work with children or infants less than 13 years will require specific training and competencies demonstrated prior to working with pediatrics. The staff PT also assists the director of the department in the supervision of support staff, quality assurance and improvement activities and the overall operation of the rehabilitation department. The staff physical therapist is required to perform the professional duties and standards of care as specified by the American Physical Therapy Association, state and federal laws and regulations, and JCAHO standards. EDUCATION: B.S., M.S. or DPT in physical therapy from an accredited program. Must be able to read and write English. EXPERIENCE: Experience preferred but new graduates are acceptable. Candidate must have current licensure or be eligible to apply for licensure in the state of Tennessee. The city is located about halfway between Knoxville and Nashville, approximately 100 miles west of Knoxville, 80 miles east of Nashville, and 80 miles north of Chattanooga. Surrounded by rolling hills and scenic landscapes, the County offers a blend of small-town Southern hospitality and big-city amenities, making it the ideal place to live, work, play, raise a family and retire. The housing market and cost of living are among the most affordable in the Southeast. The County is home to excellent medical, educational and cultural facilities. Prepare to be charmed by our matchless mountains, rich historical heritage, art and cultural events, unique downtown shops, cosmopolitan cuisine, and outdoor opportunities at many state and local parks and lakes.
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