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Physical Therapist: Adult Physical Therapy - PRN
Erlanger Health | Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Job Description

Job Summary:

A licensed physical therapist employed by Erlanger Health System, is responsible for direct and indirect care in the rehabilitation of the patient.


Required: Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy



Required: Knowledge of general physical therapy principles and practical skills


Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration

Required: Physical Therapist Tennessee licensure.

BLS within 30 days of hire.


Department Position Summary:

Provides physical therapy evaluations. Develops an individual plan of treatment for each patient. Provides age appropriate treatment. Participates in team meetings and discharge planning. Educates patients and their families in the patient's treatment program. Directs Physical Therapist Assistants and Patient Care Technicians in patient treatments. Maintains accurate written reports. Participates in the on-call rotation for weekends and holidays. Maintains standards as set down by the American Physical Therapy Association regarding treatment procedures and professionals ethics. Participates in continuing education programs. Participates in community education. Acts as clinical instructor for PT and PTA students. Participates in the Continuous Quality Improvement efforts of the department and the Medical Center.


About Erlanger Health

Erlanger Health System includes five hospitals with 818 acute-care beds in the greater Chattanooga, Tenn., area. Erlanger is a non-profit, academic teaching center affiliated with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. Erlanger is also a Level-One Trauma Center for adults and the only provider of tertiary care services for the citizens of a four-state region, encompassing southeast Tennessee, north Georgia, north Alabama and western North Carolina. Additionally, T.C. Thompson Children's Hospital, part of the Erlanger Health System, is the region's only pediatric full-service hospital with a Level 1 NICU and trauma services for children. With a history that dates back more than a century, Erlanger is recognized as one of the nation's finest public hospitals and a leader in healthcare. Each year more than 250,000 people are treated by Erlanger's team of healthcare professionals. KODAK, CARESTREAM and DIRECTVIEW are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company.

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