Regional Medical Center at Memphis Physical Therapist in Memphis, Tennessee

Physical Therapist

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Rehab Service




Day Shift/includes weekend

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST JOB SUMMARY AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assesses, plans and implements treatment programs for patients according to established principles and practices of Physical Therapy. Collaborates with interdisciplinary treatment team. Oversees work of support personnel. JOB REQUIREMENTS: EDUCATION: Graduate of an approved program for Physical Therapy. Qualified by education, training or experience to work with the adolescent, adult and/or geriatric patients as specialty assignment dictates. EXPERIENCE: Experience in physical therapy as obtained through completion of an approved Physical Therapy program. An ability and willingness to apply knowledge and skills and maintain clinical competency as required in a rehabilitation department. Demonstrates skill in the use of applicable equipment; mature judgment and initiative required; is able to work without direct supervision; shows professional interest through self-development, continuing education, and involvement in professional organizations; presents a positive attitude and professional appearance. Ability to give and follow written and oral instructions; ability to communicate effectively with others; ability to effectively record and reflect observations and progress; ability to plan and organize work for self and others; ability to exercise analytical judgment on work to be done. LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION: Licensed to work in state of TN as Physical Therapist. Current CPR/BLS/ACLS certification as required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Frequent standing and walking; exposure to infectious agents; lifting and positioning of patients, supplies and equipment. Heavy Work – Exerting up to 150 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 75 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 30 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (May be further defined as "with assistance" or "without assistance"). Graduate of accredited Physical Therapy program. CPR Certification Licensed Physical Therapist Experience is preferred