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Physical Therapist I (PT)

Job ID: 968215
Facility: ECU Health Edgecombe
Dept: Physical Therapy
Location: Tarboro, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Mar 12, 2024

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health Edgecombe Hospital

ECU Health Edgecombe Hospital is a full-service, 117-bed acute care facility where residents of Tarboro and the surrounding communities can receive a wide range of health services close to home. As part of the ECU Health system of care, the hospital offers high quality care provided by more than 20 medical specialists, rehabilitation services, a birthing center, a cancer center, outpatient clinics and more.

 

Position Summary

Provides direct patient care by evaluation and treatment in patient population served according to age and condition. Actively seeks to improve knowledge and skills of self and others. Provides appropriate leadership. Meets competency requirements. Will also be involved in team dynamics and participate in interdisciplinary activities when appropriate.

Responsibilities

1. Provides direct patient care by evaluating, setting goals, designing treatment programs, performing treatments, re-evaluating and modifying treatments, participating in discharge planning and providing patient/caregiver education for patients whom the therapist is qualified to treat, according to age and condition, by virtue of training and orientation. Adjusts work load to meet the demands of patient care including the alteration of scheduled work hours including weekends. Is responsible for the safety of patients assigned while they are in the patient treatment areas and is aware of the overall safety conditions in the areas. Unsafe conditions or actions are to be corrected and /or reported to appropriate management staff. Actively participates in supervising students as deemed appropriate by the supervisor/clinical coordinator.
2. Completes documentation requirements promptly, accurately and thoroughly according to policies. Communicates and interacts with other health care professionals, patient/caregiver according to age group and background in an appropriate and timely manner through verbal, written or nonverbal.
3. Meets clinical productivity standards. Actively seeks to improve knowledge and skills by attendance at inservices and continuing education programs and shares such knowledge and skills with others. Additional training/certification as deemed necessary to practice in a specialty area as dictated by patients' ages or conditions.
4. Assists in the development, revision, implementation and enforcement of policies and procedures. Attends and participates in all mandatory inservices/meetings. Assists in the orientation of personnel. Actively participates in: establishment of program goals and objective, establishment of program budget, staff utilization including the supervision and delegation of portions of patient care to appropriate personnel, space allocation, quality improvement and program development.
5. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Graduation with Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral Degree from an APTA Accredited school of Physical Therapy.

Less than three years of licensure.

Current valid license or eligible for licensure for Physical Therapy by The North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

Other Information

Primarily Oupatient with float to acute as needed.

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Tavis Richardson, Talent Acquisition Consultant

ECU Health Talent Acquisition

Email: [email protected]

   

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