Physical Therapist PRN in Athens at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 9/18/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Athens
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/18/2022

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

Our Rehab department in Athens is currently seeking talent to fill the position of Physical Therapist. This job is permanent, PRN.

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision) for full-time employees
  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid Training
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

Core competencies 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

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s of Science degree Physical Therapy or higher: □ Preferred X Required

Required Licenses

[Tennessee, United States] Physical Therapist
Current Physical Therapist license in State of Tennessee:□ Preferred X Required

Required Skills/Certifications:

The below certifications will be required at the time of hire:X Basic Life Support (BLS)

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.


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