As a Physical Therapist, you will provide compassionate care to our patients every day. You will organize and conduct medically prescribed therapy programs to restore function and prevent disability following disease, injury, or loss of body part. You will help patients reach maximum performance and assume a place in society while learning to live within the limits of his/her capabilities.
You will be responsible for:
- Practicing Physical Therapy consistent with the American Physical Therapy Association Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.
- Respecting and understanding the patient's right to treatment and right to be involved in treatment decisions.
- Evaluating, testing, and administering therapy programs for each patient to improve physical function, mobility, health and wellness and reduce pain and discomfort. Using physical means, such as exercise, massage, heat, ice, water and electricity, as prescribed by the physician.
- Attending to specific patient variables such as motivation and stamina in planning treatment programs as well as developing 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. You will complete all appropriate documentation to maximize financial remuneration.
- Conferring with the person(s) most closely associated with the active management of the patient and keeping them informed of any additional patient needs, treatment modifications and/or progress.
What you will need:
- Bachelor’s of Science, Master’s of Science, or Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy
- Previous experience in an acute care setting, skilled nursing and outpatient preferred.
- Current Georgia licensure to practice Physical Therapy.