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Physical Therapist PRN

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

Physical Therapist –Outpatient Rehabilitation – PRN – Variable Shifts position available. 

Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs initial and ongoing assessments of patient's condition.
  • Establishes a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient according to his or her capabilities and desires.
  • Plans, prepares and carries out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients.
  • Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient.
  • Directs and supervises physical therapy assistants, students, and other support personnel. Assesses competence, delegates specific tasks, and establishes channels of communication.
  • Administers treatment involving application of physical agents, using equipment, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines.
  • Evaluates, fits, and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommend modifications.
  • Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy or higher is required.
  • Current Physical Therapist License in State of Tennessee is required.
  • BLS through American Heart Association or American Red Cross is required at the time of hire.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervisor

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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Location US-TN-Athens
Employment Type Per Diem
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Starr Regional Medical Center

Welcome to the website for Starr Regional Medical Center, a medical facility that serves the Southeast Tennessee region and surrounding areas. On December 1, 2013, Starr Regional Medical Center was formed as a merger of Athens Regional Medical Center and Woods Memorial Hospital. The two-hospital system offers and increased level of care to the region by sharing resources, physicians and knowledge between the two hospitals. This ultimately allows us to provide the best patient care to those utilizing our services. It's never been easier to find information about Starr Regional Medical Center to make your visit with us as smooth as possible. The links on the left will connect you to explanations of our specialty services and our phone directory, among other items. StarrRegional.com will be your trusted source online not only for your hospital information, but also for the time-saving, easy to use, in-depth healthcare information resource you'll want to refer to frequently. Learn More

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Starr Regional Medical Center
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Per Diem
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N/A
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Health Care
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Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

Physical Therapist –Outpatient Rehabilitation – PRN – Variable Shifts position available. 

Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs initial and ongoing assessments of patient's condition.
  • Establishes a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient according to his or her capabilities and desires.
  • Plans, prepares and carries out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients.
  • Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient.
  • Directs and supervises physical therapy assistants, students, and other support personnel. Assesses competence, delegates specific tasks, and establishes channels of communication.
  • Administers treatment involving application of physical agents, using equipment, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines.
  • Evaluates, fits, and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommend modifications.
  • Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy or higher is required.
  • Current Physical Therapist License in State of Tennessee is required.
  • BLS through American Heart Association or American Red Cross is required at the time of hire.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervisor

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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