Physical Therapist (PT)

Full time, perm Physical Therapist position in a Pediatric Outpatient facility in Clarksville, TN
Must have peds experience

 

The job of Physical Therapist was established for the purpose/s of restoring patient’s function, alleviates pain, and prevents disabilities by planning and administering medically prescribed physical therapy.

 

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

 

Provide physical therapy evaluation and treatment to pediatric outpatient clients. Prepare and maintain records and reports pertaining to patient evaluation and treatment plans.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

Conduct physical therapy evaluations of clients referred to physical therapy

Conduct re-evaluations of patients on a regular basis, as recommended

Conduct individual and/or group therapy sessions according to individual needs

Participate in staff meetings and conferences indicated to review progress

Provide assistance to staff regarding concerns pertaining to physical therapy and assist staff in maintaining open communication with parents concerning physical therapy problems

Conduct in-service training for staff, parents and others as necessary and requested

Supervise physical therapy students and maintain records on students supervised

Supervise PTA’s and maintain documentation as outlined

Perform duties at multiple locations, as needed

Operate all therapy equipment according to manufacturers and center guidelines

Prepare reports of evaluation and re-evaluations. Prepare other reports relative to physical therapy

Maintain accurate records of services provided for statistical and billing purposes

Maintain current daily notes

Assist with IEP development

Plan and conduct special education programs related to physical therapy for staff and the community upon request

Must have full physical dexterity and agility or be able to independently position self and independently perform all movements required for effective treatment of each individual

Must be willing to supervise PTAs

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

 

Assist in providing a safe environment for all patients and staff

Assist with problem solving to improve efficiency within the Center

Portray a positive attitude and maintain a customer and co-worker satisfaction level that limits adverse situations or complaints

Promote Center philosophies, generating team spirit and creating and maintaining and environment that fosters staff satisfaction, maximizes productivity and profitability

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

1. Currently licensed physical therapist

2. Must be capable of obtaining CPR certification

3. Must possess excellent communication skills both written and oral



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