Morganton, NC, United States
Job ID: 5912
Job Family: Rehabilitative Services
Status: Full Time
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 42011010037707-Physical Therapy
Location: Blue Ridge - 141 Fiddlers Run Blvd
Job SummaryResponsible for an assigned group of patients, typically geographically related and accountable for the oversight and overall management of the physical therapy services in the home setting. The physical therapist provides direct patient care and supervision of LPTAs in accordance with an established plan of care to address the patient needs, individual goals and physician ordered services.
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 50 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Ability to travel extensively during all seasons to assigned patients place of residence. Works in a variety of home environments and conditions. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or unit conditions. Ability to work flexible schedule to meet patients' needs. 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.
Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy required. Current state license showing registration as a licensed PT. 1-year experience as a licensed PT in a clinical care setting or home health preferred. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.
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