Physical Therapist (Acute Care) 8/13/2016

Northside Hospital Canton, GA

Company
Northside Hospital
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
68148
Location
Canton, GA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree
AJE Ref #
575872737

JOB DESCRIPTION

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST (ACUTE CARE)

Job ID #: 68148
Job Category: Therapy PT, OT, SLP
Employment Type: Resource
Shift: Day
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Location: Canton, GA Back to Search Results



Find your extraordinary side.

Northside Hospital Health Care System is a state-of-the-art setting for patients, and for you.

With three cutting-edge acute care hospitals in Atlanta, Canton, and Cumming, Georgia and more than 150 locations throughout the State of Georgia, we are leading the way in your backyard and across the country.

Consider the numbers:

868-bed, not-for-profit provider
Nearly 2 million patient visits annually
A renowned team that includes more than 2,500 physicians and 15,000 employees

We perform the most robotic surgeries, and diagnose and treat the most cancer cases in the state.
We lead the nation in newborn deliveries and we are the only hospital in Georgia on the Forbes list of America s Best Employers.

Learn more about our expansion, full range of medical services, and our extraordinary career
opportunities at www.northside.com.

FACILITY OVERVIEW
Northside Hospital-Cherokee

Discover what s possible.
See what s inside.

Discovering what s possible at Northside Hospital-Cherokee in Canton, Georgia it s something our patients and team members do every day. Here, you ll find growth and support in one of our system s newest facilities.

Our 84-bed, not-for-profit, full service community hospital is expanding. We are excited about our brand new 105-bed replacement hospital that will open in May 2017. As we ve made more room for growth in Surgery, Emergency, Maternity, and Outpatient Services while continuing to provide the personalized, high quality care for which we are known our people have found a place to call home on our new 50-acre campus.

Along with our strong ties to the community, what resonates most with our team is our focus on continual learning and work/life balance. How encouraging co-workers are. And the importance of great pay, benefits, and a pension plan.

We are a state-of-the-art setting for opportunity, top quality health care, and you.
Ready to make a difference and a better living*
Find your extraordinary side with Northside Hospital-Cherokee 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.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
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.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
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: Working knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and other government regulations.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Yes

WORK HOURS: 8:30a-5p

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.