PT JOB DESCRIPTION

PT

Physical Therapist

Home care allows you to get a full understanding of every patient’s needs! 

Description

Duties include:

  • Initiating, evaluating, developing, implementing, documenting, supervising and revising plans of care for patients requiring physical therapy

  • Coordinating patient care with other staff members and physicians

  • Documenting patient assessment, needs and care

  • Assisting with coordinating and teaching rehabilitative care programs to meet the needs of staff, patients, caregivers and the community

  • Supervising Physical Therapy Assistants

Requirements

Home care is both challenging and rewarding! This job requires a person who can work independently, while never forgetting that home care is a team effort. Other requirements include:

  • Graduate of an approved school of physical therapy approved by the American Physical Therapy Association

  • One year of clinical experience as a physical therapist

  • Licensed as a physical therapist by the State of Tennessee

  • Knowledge of geriatric and pediatric problems

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

  • Respecting the patient’s privacy and maintaining confidentiality

  • Ability to turn, lift, carry and otherwise transport patients

  • Current Tennessee driver’s license and automobile liability insurance

  • CPR Certification

 

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