Staff Physical Therapist
Location: SAVANNAH, GA
Department: O/P Rehab Therapy
Division: SAVANNAH- GA- United States
Job Function: Clinical Professional
Shifts: Days
Hours Per Pay Period: 40.00

Position Purpose: Assess the patients's strengths, needs abilities and preferences and develops appropriate treatment plans. Educates patient and families; facilitates increased independence in cognitive and physical functioning. Recognize individuals for their clinical expertise and utilizes this expertise to improve operations and patient treatments. Position Duties: - Practices in accordance with the GA practice act & code of ethics & standards of practice of the APTA; - Practices safely, demonstrating error prevention techniques; Identifies barriers to safety; Practices in accordance with the policies and procedures of MUMC; - Completes all initial and ongoing competencies for hospital & department orientation; - Understands and demonstrates appropriate methods for care for perinatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients; - Evaluates patients utilizing objective, measurable tests, subjective information and appropriate resources to validate and establish treatment plan to assist patients; - Collaborates with manager in development of plans and programs; - Performs treatment as planned and modifies according to patient's response; Completes all required documentation conforming to regulatory and profession standards to show evidence of evaluation, planning and treatment; - Provides education to patients, families and staff on diagnosis, assistive equipment, and community resources; Supervises students; Provides in services to staff and participates in performance improvement process. Education Required: Bachelor's Degree required. Education Preferred: Master's Degree preferred. License/ Certification Required: Must be licensed to Practice Physical Therapy in the State of Georgia, BCLS CPR certification required.
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