Physical Therapist (Acute Care)
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POST DATE 8/13/2016
END DATE 1/15/2017
JOB DESCRIPTIONPHYSICAL THERAPIST (ACUTE CARE)
Job ID #: 68757
Job Category: Therapy PT, OT, SLP
Employment Type: Full Time
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posted Date: August 12, 2016 Back to Search Results
Imagine a place where you can improve lives every day this place is Northside Hospital. Join our team of medical professionals who offer a lifetime of care. As Georgia s Most Preferred Hospital in Overall Healthcare Services for more than 16 consecutive years, we are the fastest-growing healthcare organization in the Southeast. We currently seek dynamic, skilled people to join our team of talented, award-winning staff. If you are a qualified, committed professional and are ready to work in a compassionate and innovative team environment, Northside is the place for you. Start your journey with us today!
Northside Hospital-Atlanta provides compassionate care for all stages of life and serves as a market leader in Women s Services, Maternity and Newborn Services, Surgery, Robotic Surgery and Cancer Care. We are proud to be voted Atlanta s Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Care Needs for more than 16 years. As a 537-bed, not-for-profit, full-service community hospital, we are committed to balancing clinical excellence with compassionate care and are dedicated to providing a Lifetime of Care to our community. Join our team and start making a difference with us today!
SERVICE AREA OVERVIEW
The Rehabilitation Services Department provides services in many settings: at the hospital campuses in Atlanta, Forsyth, Cherokee and Alpharetta. Services cover any medical or dental condition or injury, which require the relief of pain and improvement in functional performance. We offer Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech/Language Pathology Services.
Develops and administers physical therapy programs and treatments for inpatients and outpatients of age groups defined by clinical competency which may include neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations. The duties of this position require patient and family education and the exercise of courtesy and patience in speaking with and assisting patients, families, medical personnel and others in order to provide quality customer service.
Required: 1. Bachelor s degree or higher from an accredited school of Physical Therapy; or PTs meet the requirements who are currently licensed and were licensed or qualified as a PT on or before December 31, 1977, and had 2 years appropriate experience as a PT, and passed a proficiency examination conducted, approved, or sponsored by the U.S. Public Health Service. 2. Licensed as a Physical Therapist by the Georgia State Board of Physical Therapy. 3. Must be certified in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for all age groups. Preferred: 1. Working knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and other government regulations.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Yes
WORK HOURS: 10:30a-7p
WEEKEND REQUIREMENTS: Yes
ON-CALL REQUIREMENTS: No
Why choose Northside* Northside supports our employees professional and personal growth. We foster an environment that promotes work/life balance. We embrace diversity. We care about you. If you are ready to advance your career, apply online today to join Northside s team!
Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status or military service, or any other characteristic protected by federal law or Georgia law.