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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapist; 1.0FTE; Day Shift
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Meriter Healthcare | Madison, WI
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Job Description

Job Description

The Physical Therapist is responsible for planning and administering medically prescribed physical therapy evaluation and treatment programs relative to the neuromusculoskeletal system in an effort to restore function, relieve pain, prevent disability and promote wellness following disease or injury. The Physical Therapist-Level I will have a primary emphasis of practice, based on skills and clinical interest, but will treat patients outside the primary area when department needs warrant it and core competencies in the new area have been demonstrated. This role will provide coverage in the Acute Care Therapy setting.

Qualifications include:

* Graduate of an approved school with a degree in Physical Therapy.
* Licensed as a Physical Therapist by the State of Wisconsin.
* Must exhibit flexibility, integrity, and sensitivity to standards of professional ethics
* Ability and willingness to assume duties in addition to patient care.
* Must demonstrate keen observational/perceptual skills in assessing and evaluating patient progress and student performance.
* Must display ability to communicate effectively with patients and family members throughout the age continuum.
* 1 year of previous acute care PT experience preferred.