Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
6/6/2019
Job Category:
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapist Assistant
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LifePoint Hospitals | Danville, VA
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Job Description

Plan, implement and evaluate patient care programs designed to increase, maintain, or restore physical functions to patients assigned. Participate in the training, instruction, and supervision of supportive staff personnel. Directly provide physical therapy services that are reflective of the patient developmental needs and age; neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.

Graduate from a school of Physical Therapy. Bachelor's degree required. Minimum of one year experience as staff physical therapist preferred. Sound knowledge base of clinical theory and practice. Possesses/demonstrates effective skills in oral and written communications with assertive and collaborative working skills. Demonstrates patient and customer service advocacy as well as managerial/supervisory competency with sound decision making skills. Requires flexibility in adapting to work demands and priorities. Demonstrates patient and customer service advocacy. Licensed by the Virginia State Board of Medicine to practice Physical Therapist. Current BLS certification required. Current Virginia Driver's Licensure and reliable transportation.

About LifePoint Hospitals

LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. (LifePoint), through its subsidiaries, operates general acute care hospitals in non-urban communities in the United States. As of December 31, 2009, the Company owned or leased 47 hospitals through subsidiaries, having a total of 5,552 licensed beds, and serving communities in 17 states. Seven of its hospitals are owned by third parties and leased by its subsidiaries. Life Point generates revenues primarily through hospital services offered at its facilities. During the year ended December 31, 2009, it derived 39.9% of its revenues from the Medicare and Medicaid programs. On February 1, 2009, it acquired Rockdale, a 138 bed acute care hospital located in Conyers, Georgia. In September 2010, the Company acquired Sumner Regional Health Systems.