Physical Therapist I -Chatham Hospital
Company: UNC Health Care
Posted on: January 11, 2022
Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over
40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health
and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
This is professional level work involving the evidence- based
evaluation of patient disabilities, planning, and administration of
physical therapy treatments. Incumbents complete documentation
instruct patients, families, and students and participate in
clinical program development and management. Clinician is expected
to have involvement in the areas of continuing education,
departmental and community activities, outreach education and role
of preceptor to students.
1. Diagnostic Testing - Administers basic & complex diagnostic
tests and evaluations in the area of Physical Therapy for the
treatment of mobility disorders and related impairments
2. Education - Teach & supervise graduate Physical Therapy students
and/or clinical fellows/residents. Develops or contributes to
innovative programs to enhance patient care. Serves as resource
consultant to other clinicians in respective specialty area.
3. Evaluation of Care - Analyzes results of diagnostic and or
therapeutic testing to establish patient goals and or modify
subsequent treatment programs. Identifies expected patient
outcomes. Communicates relevant information to promote continuity
4. Implementation-- Selects and applies current and advanced
techniques to provide quality and efficient rehabilitative
services. Provides habilitation/rehabilitation and maintenance of
persons with mobility related impairments. Organizes and
prioritizes care according to patient/family needs.
5. Outreach/Community Involvement-Serves as resource to North
Carolina government departments and statewide health professionals
in specialty areas. Presents at local (university/hospital) or
state level, participates in community health screening and events.
Participates in the development of new clinical programs to meet
emerging needs in conjunction with the clinical specialist and/or
6. Participation - Contributes to quality of clinical services
through attendance and participation in departmental meetings and
7. Quality-Contributes to quality of clinical services through
maintenance of valid & reliable records of patient procedures &
progress. Participates in quality improvement initiatives with the
clinical specialist and other healthcare professionals.
Participates in continuous quality improvement efforts in
conjunction with the department director.
Other InformationOther information:
Graduation from an accredited Physical Therapy program.
Licensed as a Physical Therapist in the state of North
Professional Experience Requirements:
No prior experience required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Job DetailsLegal Employer:NCHEALTHEntity: Chatham Hospital
Organization Unit: Physical TherapyWork Type: Per Diem
Standard Hours Per Week: 4.00Work Schedule: VariableLocation of
Job: US:NC:Siler CityExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
Keywords: UNC Health Care, High Point , Physical Therapist I -Chatham Hospital, Healthcare , Robbins, North Carolina
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