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Weekender Rehab Therapist - Carolinas Rehabilitation Charlotte - FT

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 95901
Job Family: Rehabilitative Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: variable
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 44011011737706-Therapy Services - Inpatient


Open to experienced Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapists or Speech Language Pathologist. New teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages, paid time off, and a Career Advancement Ladder.

Job Summary

Evaluates, plans, directs, and administers programs of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Speech-Language Pathology upon referral by the physician. Plans and conducts therapy programs to restore function, prevent disability, and help patients reach their maximum level of independence.

Essential Functions

  • Provides direct therapy services to patients admitted to a level of care where service provision is required 7 days a week, including holidays.
  • Evaluates patients, selects and administers assessment techniques, synthesizes information to establish appropriate patient care plan to include necessary modalities, procedures, exercise programs, therapeutic groups and patient education as warranted by a holistic view of the patient's diagnosis, condition, age, and discharge needs.
  • Gathers and interprets appropriate data from the medical record, physician reports, patient, and/or family as evidenced by documentation.
  • Documents evaluations, tests, progress notes, daily treatment notes, attendance records, patient/family education, outcomes, discharge notes, and charges as needed.
  • Communicates patient's evaluation and subsequent progress to physician, referral sources, and other clinical staff, coordinates patient's schedule and treatment programs, and discharge planning.
  • Provides supervision of PTA’s, COTA’s and Rehab Tech/Aide as required for licensure.


Physical Requirements


Hearing (corrected) adequate for oral/aural communication. Vision (corrected) adequate for reading. Intelligible speech and adequate language/cognitive skills to perform job duties. Sitting, standing, and walking required throughout the day. Job duties sometimes require climbing stairs, kneeling, twisting, bending; on occasion, crouching, crawling and reaching overhead. Lifting of patients, equipment or supplies will be required up to 20 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally. Able to laterally transfer patients 100 pounds rarely. Must be able to demonstrate any appropriate exercise and activities to patients/caregivers. Personal Protective Equipment such as gloves, goggles, gowns, and masks are sometimes required due to possible exposure to hazardous chemicals or blood and body fluids. Work is in a fast-paced clinical environment. The work environment is primarily indoors but occasionally outdoors.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy or Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology required. NC license for Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Language Pathology required. Possess and maintain Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification from the American Heart Association required.