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Physical Therapist PRN

Job Description

Jackson Purchase Medical Center

JOB SUMMARY 

Evaluates and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs. Provides educational information to patients in regard to injury prevention, ergonomics, restorative therapy and rehabilitation therapy. Supervises physical therapy assistants and aides in performing treatment.
Reports to: Director of Rehab

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Performs initial and ongoing assessments of patient's condition.

Establishes a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient according to his or her capabilities and desires.

Plans, prepares and carries out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients.

Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient.

Directs and supervises physical therapy assistants, students, and other support personnel. Assesses competence, delegates specific tasks, and establishes channels of communication.

Administers treatment involving application of physical agents, using equipment, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines.

Evaluates, fits, and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommend modifications.

Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS
Minimum Education
Graduate of a Program in Discipline  Required 
Master's degree Required 

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:

Basic Life Support (BLS) 
Licenses:

Required Licenses
[Kentucky, United States] Physical Therapist 
Physical Therapist licensed by the Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy


LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Job Snapshot

Location US-KY-Mayfield
Employment Type Per Diem
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Jackson Purchase Medical Center

Jackson Purchase Medical Center is a 107-bed (all private), Joint Commission-accredited facility. The hospital is the sole provider of acute care in Graves County and draws patients from the eight counties of the Jackson Purchase (the section of land between the Tennessee and Mississippi River that President Andrew Jackson purchased from the Chickasaw Indians in the early 1800s). Learn More

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Jackson Purchase Medical Center
Company:
US-KY-Mayfield
Location:
Per Diem
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

Jackson Purchase Medical Center

JOB SUMMARY 

Evaluates and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs. Provides educational information to patients in regard to injury prevention, ergonomics, restorative therapy and rehabilitation therapy. Supervises physical therapy assistants and aides in performing treatment.
Reports to: Director of Rehab

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Performs initial and ongoing assessments of patient's condition.

Establishes a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient according to his or her capabilities and desires.

Plans, prepares and carries out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients.

Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient.

Directs and supervises physical therapy assistants, students, and other support personnel. Assesses competence, delegates specific tasks, and establishes channels of communication.

Administers treatment involving application of physical agents, using equipment, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines.

Evaluates, fits, and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommend modifications.

Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS
Minimum Education
Graduate of a Program in Discipline  Required 
Master's degree Required 

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:

Basic Life Support (BLS) 
Licenses:

Required Licenses
[Kentucky, United States] Physical Therapist 
Physical Therapist licensed by the Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy


LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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