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Title: Physical Therapist (FT)
Location: TN-Clarksville (Nashville region)The Physical Therapist functions under the general supervision of the Director of Rehabilitation Services. The Physical Therapist assumes responsibility and accountability for a designated group of patients and provides physical therapy evaluations, modalities, and treatments in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, maintaining the highest degree of quality patient care. The Physical Therapist accurately assesses patients’ needs; identifies and initiates appropriate physical therapy interventions; provides patient and family teaching; and works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional physical therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork. These functions are carried out according to hospital policy in accordance with the mission and vision of thehospital and consistent with the philosophy of the department. The Physical Therapist also assumes responsibility and accountability for the care of those patients being treated by Physical Therapist Assistants and may be assigned to orient staff and students.
Education / License / Certification:
Minimum of bachelor degree in physical therapy required
Current licensure as a Physical Therapist in the State ofTennessee
Current Basic Life Support/CPR Card
Experience / Skills:
One year of experience in the care of patients in an acute hospital, outpatient, or acute rehab settingis preferred
Good general health and stress coping abilityis required.
Must possess fullmobility andtheability to participate in vigorous activity.Primary Locaiton: TN-Clarksville (Nashville region)
Organization: Gateway Medical Center