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Physical Therapist I -Chatham Hospital

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Pleasant Garden
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionBecome part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:This is professional level work involving the evidence- based evaluation of patient disabilities, planning, and administration of physical therapy treatments. Incumbents complete documentation instruct patients, families, and students and participate in clinical program development and management. Clinician is expected to have involvement in the areas of continuing education, departmental and community activities, outreach education and role of preceptor to students.Responsibilities:1. Diagnostic Testing - Administers basic & complex diagnostic tests and evaluations in the area of Physical Therapy for the treatment of mobility disorders and related impairments2. Education - Teach & supervise graduate Physical Therapy students and/or clinical fellows/residents. Develops or contributes to innovative programs to enhance patient care. Serves as resource consultant to other clinicians in respective specialty area.3. Evaluation of Care - Analyzes results of diagnostic and or therapeutic testing to establish patient goals and or modify subsequent treatment programs. Identifies expected patient outcomes. Communicates relevant information to promote continuity of care.4. Implementation- Selects and applies current and advanced techniques to provide quality and efficient rehabilitative services. Provides habilitation/rehabilitation and maintenance of persons with mobility related impairments. Organizes and prioritizes care according to patient/family needs.5. Outreach/Community Involvement-Serves as resource to North Carolina government departments and statewide health professionals in specialty areas. Presents at local (university/hospital) or state level, participates in community health screening and events. Participates in the development of new clinical programs to meet emerging needs in conjunction with the clinical specialist and/or department director.6. Participation - Contributes to quality of clinical services through attendance and participation in departmental meetings and in-services.7. Quality-Contributes to quality of clinical services through maintenance of valid & reliable records of patient procedures & progress. Participates in quality improvement initiatives with the clinical specialist and other healthcare professionals. Participates in continuous quality improvement efforts in conjunction with the department director.Other InformationOther information:Education Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited Physical Therapy program.Licensure/Certification Requirements:
    • Licensed as a Physical Therapist in the state of North Carolina.Professional Experience Requirements:
      • No prior experience required.Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:Job DetailsLegal Employer: NCHEALTHEntity: Chatham HospitalOrganization Unit: Physical TherapyWork Type: Per DiemStandard Hours Per Week: 4.00Work Schedule: VariableLocation of Job: US:NC:Siler CityExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Greensboro , Physical Therapist I -Chatham Hospital, Healthcare , Pleasant Garden, North Carolina

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