Physical Therapist

August 20, 2021 |

Department: Rehab Services

Status: Full Time

Shift: Days

Posting Date: 09/03/2021

FOr more information, contact Jamie McMichael, Director of Rehab Services: jmcmichael@ochcares.com

Qualifications:

Education: Graduate from an accredited school and will have passed a national board exam and state licensure exam. Proof of licensure by the Kentucky State Board of Physical Therapy will be required/verified. Continuing education on a binannual basis as outlined by the Kentucky State Board.

Description of Job:

The physical therapist is resopnsible for the evaluation, establishment of the plan of care, provision of treatment, and discharge planning for each patient upon referral from the physician. The physical therapist also supervises the physical therapist assistant or any students that may be providing care under their direct supervision. The physical therapist reassesses patients as warranted by the medical condition, change the plan of care as needed, and establishes appropriate goals that are functional, measurable, and with time frames for completion. The therapist completes accurate documentation regarding the care and treatment of the patient. Each therapist will maintain the physical nature of the department and clinic and will complete chart reviews as assigned. Each physical therapist will demonstrate yearly competencies and evidence of professional development. In addition, each physical therapist will participate in marketing efforts, community service activities such as athletic physicals, health fairs and any other duties deemed necessary by the Director of Rehab Services.

Location: Hospital

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