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Registry Physical Therapist
Emory Healthcare | Atlanta, Georgia
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Job Description

DescriptionJOB DESCRIPTION: Administers comprehensive physical therapy services to patients. Provides direct patient care, testing analyses, and evaluations of seriously ill patients or those having complex medical problems, and formulates a treatment plan which is consistent with the patient's needs. Communicates regularly with others involved in the patient's care. Provides consultation and direct assistance to staff and physicians in the management of patients. Follows established protocols for documentation. Utilizes community resources to plan for the continued care, support and follow-up of the patient after discharge. Assists in supervising staff and students and in developing in-service training programs for continuing staff development. Assesses or assists staff in assessing complex patient's problems. Observes organizational and universal standards for sterile technique and infection control in carrying out daily responsibilities. Assists in developing, evaluating and revising policies and procedures. Supports quality assurance by ensuring that daily practices are consistent with established standards for patient care research. Assists in developing staff schedules, conducting in-service education, and training staff and students. Properly maintains equipment and work areas. Performs related responsibilities as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from physical therapy school accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Licensure as a Physical Therapist in the state of Georgia. One year of experience as a physical therapist. BLS and Healthcare Provider certifications required. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

About Emory Healthcare

Emory Healthcare is one of the nation's leading health systems and is affiliated with the world-renowned Emory University School of Medicine and Emory University Hospital, all located in Atlanta, Georgia. Emory Healthcare is the largest healthcare system in the state of Georgia, with revenues in excess of $1 billion and approximately 8400 employees. Since 1915, Emory University has been at the forefront of medical knowledge and research, pioneering many of the procedures that have changed the face of medical history. As part of that heritage, Emory Healthcare was established to provide improved access to the physicians, resources and facilities that have grown with Emory through the years. Today, the Emory Healthcare system encompasses: The Emory Clinic The Emory Clinic is a physician practice with more than 780 doctors including specialists, sub-specialists and primary care physicians and over 15 primary care and multi-specialty health care centers. Scroll down for a list of locations and services at each clinic.

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