PT, Physical Therapist - IP, Acute
Position Description/Responsibilities: PT, Physical Therapist - IP, Acute
Evaluates the patient's physical and functional status and selects the appropriate treatment program to achieve short and long range goals that are measurable and realistic. They perform periodic re-evaluation and adapt programs as needed. The therapist will use modalities, exercise and education to treat patients. They must also communicate with physicians, patients, caregivers, insurance companies and other staff. The staff in this department is friendly, outgoing, team oriented, enthusiastic, and experienced. The ideal candidate for this position is someone who is team oriented, a good communicator, friendly, outgoing, willing to learn and has outpatient experience with strong manual skills.
Work Schedule: PT, Physical Therapist - IP, Acute
Full time position, 80 hours biweekly. Predominantly days but have weekend rotation and call.
Call Schedule: One PT on call every night until 9:00 on a rotating basis. Call is divided for 1 person on Mon - Thurs and a different person on Fri - Sun (person who is scheduled to work the weekend)
Size of Department: When fully staffed - 18 PT's, 9 PTA's
Case Load: PT, Physical Therapist - IP, Acute
Inpatient - Orthopedic including total joint replacements, multi-trauma patients, neurological patients including dedicated stroke unit, general med/surg population.
Outpatient - large number of back and neck patients, chronic pain patients, neurological, shoulder patients, geriatric patients with general debilitation. Have pediatrics as a specialty area. Age ranges from birth to geriatrics.
Patient Ratios: Inpatient - Varies depending on patients but roughly 12 patients/day.
Outpatient - Varies depending on patients but roughly 12 patients/day.
Education/experience requirements: PT, Physical Therapist - IP, Acute
Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy is required.
Preferred education is a Master's Degree in Physical Therapy or Health Sciences.
Must have valid SC PT licensure.
Benefits: PT, Physical Therapist - IP, Acute
Medical, dental, short & long-term disability, group term life insurance, flexible spending account, 401(k), vacation/sick time, prescription drug plan, discounted membership to Health & Fitness Facility, onsite Child Development Center.
Sign-on bonus, relocation assistance & student loan repayment all available.