Job opening in a 300+ bed hospital in Georgia, located about 2.5 hrs south of Atlanta, for a Physical Therapy to join their team. This position is for acute hospital in-patient only. They will see around 12-14 patients per day. The primary services the hospital has is ortho, stroke and we are the heart hospital for open hearts but not heard transplants and then general geriatric acute care.
**New grads will be considered**
Organizes and conducts a medically prescribed physical therapy program designed to aid patients in reaching their maximum functional ability. Possesses appropriate education, experience, and training to assure competency as delineated in the “Age Specific Competence Assessment”. As do all therapists, serves as a supervisor to clinical support staff whose skill and knowledge to evaluate performance of staff members against criteria stated in the job description. Evaluates, plans, and administers medically prescribed physical therapy treatment to patients.
Job Requirements & Minimum Education:
- Must possess current state license to practice physical therapy.
- CPR certification.
- Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in physical therapy or Bachelor’s Degree with completion of the Physical Therapy Certification curriculum from accredited college or university.
- Licensure by the state of Georgia by the Physical Therapy Board.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.
- CPR certification required.
- Must be able to operate transportation devices, tilt tables and physical therapy modalities and equipment.
This town is located about 2 hours from Atlanta yet has everything you could ever want! Enjoy the Riverwalk that runs through town or the many museums, performing arts center, historical centers, opera house, or the numerous parks in the restored downtown district. They also have a military base nearby as well as a university in town. This is the 3rd largest city in GA. From Broadway shows to the State Theatre of Georgia – this city offers an array of venues with world-class entertainment. From the history of the foot soldier, the Civil War and prisoners of war – the city is home to nationally acclaimed museums. Visitors stroll back to genteel times in the Historic District where brick streets, ancient oaks and century-old homes are the order of the day. And they even has world class whitewater rafting! The natural flow from the river will create the longest urban whitewater course in the world. This incredible release will also restore the natural habitat of many aquatic species, including the shoal bass and fresh water mussel, making it a fisherman’s paradise. Come experience all the area has to offer!
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