PHYSICAL THERAPIST PRN
Company: Williamson Medical Center
Posted on: June 15, 2019
At Williamson Medical Center, our employees are more than just
another number. To us, they're family. They're smart, talented,
compassionate, dedicated, and an overall joy to be around. We're
certainly blessed to have the best of the best working here from
the cafeteria to the operating room.
But as Williamson County and surrounding areas continue to grow, so
must we. That's why we want YOU to join our family!
Williamson Medical Center is an equal-opportunity employer and a
The Physical Therapist is responsible for organizing and conducting
Physical Therapy interventions in the organization to restore
function and prevent disability following disease, injury, or loss
of a body part. The Physical Therapist shall be responsible for
maintaining standards of professional and ethical practice in the
provision of the full scope of Physical Therapy services. The
Physical Therapist will provide the highest quality healthcare with
compassion, patient centric vision, knowledge of current and
emerging techniques and technologies, and cost effectiveness.
Formal Education / Training:
- Licensed by the State of Tennessee.
- Graduate of a school of Physical Therapy
- BLS within 90 days of hire.
Patient Care Delivery
Equipment and Skills Training:
Standard patient care equipment for services provided. The ability
to work well under pressure, to function dependently and
independently, and to be flexible in applying basic Physical
Therapy knowledge to a variety of setting. Equipment: Network
Computer System, AT&T Language line.
May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases. May be
exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases. May work with
combative patients. Will be expected, as directed by supervisor, to
provide services for any area in the hospital in which the employee
- Able to communicate in English verbally and legibly.
- Prolonged, extensive, or considerable walking.
- Frequently lifts, positions, transfers, and pushes
- Frequently walks with patients.
- Frequently moves supplies and equipment requiring moderate
physical effort (lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 lbs.).
- Manual dexterity and mobility.
- Frequent reaching, bending, kneeling, and crouching.
- Occasionally removes or replaces supplies or equipment weighing
up to 25 lbs. from locations at or above shoulder level.
- Carry patients down three flights of stairs using stretchers or
wheelchairs during an evacuation.
- Must be able to safely maneuver weight of patient.
1. Performs initial and ongoing assessments related to patients'
conditions and/or plans of care.
- Develops and establishes treatment plans based on standards of
practice using an interdisciplinary approach with patients,
families, and staff.
- Demonstrates knowledge and ability to apply therapeutic
principles and practices consistent with standards established by
the American Physical Therapy Association.
- Progresses patients through levels of treatment effectively and
safely to maximize patients' outcomes.
- Performs patient and family discharge planning including
provision of accurate and pertinent education, establishment of
home exercise programs, and submission of appropriate discharge
- Consults with other staff members to coordinate physical
- Participates in the orientation and skill development of new
- Performs timely, thorough, and complete documentation of
- Maintains work areas and personal appearance in a way that
reflects professionalism and demonstrates cleanliness, orderliness,
- Provides direction and guidance to students and
- Participates in activities that improve department
effectiveness, processes, communication, and/or image in the
- Manages time and caseloads effectively.
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