Matthews, NC, United States
Job ID: 39451
Job Family: Rehabilitative Services
Status: Part Time
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11171083937707-Physical Therapy
Location: Atrium Health Union West 1000 Healing Way, Matthews, NC
Acute Care position primarily covering on weekends
Job SummaryEvaluates, plans, directs, and administers programs of Physical Therapy upon referral by the physician. Plans and conducts PT programs to restore function, prevent disability, and help patients reach their maximum level of independence. Performs supervisory duties and participates in continuing education.
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.
Bachelor's Degree in PT from an accredited program required. NC license for PT required. CPR Certification and Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.
Education, Experience and Certifications