Physical Therapist
Lawrenceburg, TN 
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Job Description
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Lawrenceburg
Description 02172 Outpatient Physical Therapist STRHS-Lawrenceburg Job Description 3.31.2017 Evaluates and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs. Provides educational information to patients in regard to injury prevention, ergonomics, restorative therapy and rehabilitation therapy. Supervises physical therapy assistants in performing treatment.Reports to: Director of Physical Therapy ServicesFLSA: Non-exempt
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.
Perform other duties as assigned.
* Attends and participates in staff meetings, in-service, projects and committees as assigned.
* Adheres to and supports policies and procedures of the STRHS.
* Works scheduled shifts including overtime, when necessary.
* Accepts all call schedule as directed.
* Maintains a neat and professional appearance in compliance to the existing dress code.

Minimum Education
Current and active Physical Therapist license in the State of Tennessee.
Required Skills
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.
Required Skills
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Required Skills
Licenses: Current and active Physical Therapist license in the State of Tennessee.

Job Physical Therapy
Primary Location Tennessee-Lawrenceburg
Schedule Full-time
Work Schedule Day shift, 7-10 hr/shift, weekdays only


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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