The Physical Therapist I reports to the Rehab Manager. The Physical Therapist I develops and provides optimal patient care by planning and implementing a physical therapy program to individuals based upon age-specific and population specific needs utilizing a developmental and patient/family directed approach. Patient populations served: infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric for a variety of diagnosis to include but not limited to: neurologic, orthopedic, post surgical, pediatric, medically complex, inpatient or outpatient throughout the hospital system.
Minimum Training and Education:
Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy and from an accredited program and licensure by the South Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Considerable knowledge of entry level evaluation and therapeutic interventions in physical therapy. Excellent communication skills. Applicant must be accepted into the OCS residency program at MUSC College of Health Professions, Division of Physical Therapy.
Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:
Licensure by the South Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required, either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider.