Physical Therapist

  • Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge
  • Marion, NC, USA
  • Feb 11, 2020
Full time Therapy

Job Description

Provides professional care within assigned area in accordance with established standards, institutional policy and procedures, and professional judgment to direct, supervise, evaluate and provide physical therapy services within their scope of practice to the patient as referred by the attending physician or practitioner. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the ages and culture of the patients/clients served.  May supervise rehab technicians/aides, students, Therapist Assistants(s). Performs other related duties as deemed competent. QUALIFICATIONS: Education:           Graduate of an accredited program of physical therapy, minimum of bachelor-of-science degree. License/Registration:        Valid physical therapy license in North Carolina. Must be in good standing with the North Carolina State Physical Therapy Board. Certification:     Current CPR BLS through the American Heart Association (AHA) is required. Other:                 Thorough knowledge of physical therapy standards, effective verbal and written English communication skills, basic computer knowledge, principles and procedures; ability to work well with others. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Range of motion within functional limits.  Requires frequently: push, pull move, and / or lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds to a minimum height of three (3) feet and be able to push, pull, move, and / or carry such weight a minimum distance of fifty (50) feet. Standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day. Bending and/or stooping for more than one (1) hour at a time. Sitting for more than two (2) hours at a time. Requires consistent computer work with repetitive typing and concentrating on computer screen. Requires functional vision and hearing.

Schedule

1st Shift

Employment Type

Full Time