Physical Therapist I
Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Siler City
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Description Become 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 an outpatient physical therapist position with services
provided at Chatham Hospital in Siler City, NC. This is a 36 hour
position with schedule to be determined; four 9 hour days
preferred. 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.
1. Diagnostic Testing - Administers basic & complex diagnostic
tests and evaluations in the area of Physical Therapy for the
treatment of mobility disorders and related impairments
2. 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
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
6. Participation - Contributes to quality of clinical services
through attendance and participation in departmental meetings and
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 Information Other information:
Graduation from an accredited Physical Therapy program.
Licensed as a Physical Therapist in the state of North
Professional Experience Requirements:
No prior experience required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Job Details Legal Employer: NCHEALTHEntity: Chatham Hospital
Organization Unit: Physical Therapy Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00Work Schedule: VariableLocation of
Job: US:NC:Siler CityExempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes
Keywords: UNC Health Care, Greensboro , Physical Therapist I, Healthcare , Siler City, North Carolina
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