Physical Therapist job, GA

A 300+ bed hospital located in SE coastal GA, about 60 miles from Jacksonville, FL, has a need for an Outpatient Physical Therapist to join their team.  They will consider new grads and experienced PTs.

The Physical Therapist: Organizes and conducts medically prescribed therapy programs to restore function and prevent disability following disease, injury, or loss of body part

Helps patient/client reach his/her maximum performance and assume a place in society while learning to live within the limits of his/her capabilities
Serves as educator and/or resource for patients, clients, families, care givers and other direct care providers to assess, instruct, correct, and/or provide information about practice skills and techniques appropriate for all ages.

The Physical Therapist performs the following essential job responsibilities:
Practices Physical Therapy consistent with the American Physical Therapy Association Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice
Respects and understands the patient’s right to treatment and right to involvement in treatment decisions
Evaluates, tests, and administers therapy programs for each patient involving physical means, such as exercise, massage, heat, ice, and electricity, as prescribed by the physician.
Develops rehabilitation goals and objectives that are measurable, described in functional or behavioral terms, and include estimated or relevant time frames for achievement, considering the anticipated discharge. Completes all appropriate documentation to maximize financial remuneration.
Confers with the person(s) most closely associated with the active management of the patient and keeps them informed of any additional patient needs, treatment modifications and/or progress.
Participates in the improvement of patient satisfaction, job specific processes or procedures. Organizes personal time requirements and demonstrates ability to establish priorities for maximum efficiency. Actively participates in compliance with JCAHO standards, both departmentally and organization wide.

Minimum qualifications:

Current Georgia Physical Therapy license
B.S., M.S., or Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Excellent interpersonal, oral & written communication skills
Ability to work with diverse groups

The vibrant city, which rises along the southeastern coastline of Georgia is one of the most unique, historic and visually stunning places in the world. Charming nineteenth century Victorian-style homes, century old grand oaks, endless golden marshes, old magnolia tree lined streets and magnificently preserved buildings complement the bustling business community of boutique shops, fine and casual restaurants, art galleries, banking and financial institutions, quality care medical centers, churches and cultural venues. Stroll the waterfront as shrimp boats arrive with their daily catch or enjoy fresh locally grown fruits and veggies at the Farmer’s Market. Visitors and residents alike believe our city has something for everyone.

Contact:Tina Roberts, President
JONATHAN CHASE EXECUTIVE SEARCH
588 Sutter Street, Suite 349
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 770-1200    (415) 684-2526
tinaroberts@contactjc.com

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