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Job ID: 944934
Facility: ECU Health Chowan
Dept: Physical Therapy
Location: Edenton, NC
Date Posted: Sep 18, 2023
About ECU Health Chowan Hospital
ECU Health Chowan Hospital in Edenton is a 25-bed critical access hospital which provides programs and services to 110,000 people in 6 counties. The facility offers medical and surgical services, including intensive care, a specialty care clinic and a dedicated outpatient surgery area with endoscopy capabilities. A 7-bed emergency department serves approximately 15,000 patients per year and team members at the facility have access to a telemedicine link with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.
The Licensed Physical Therapist is responsible for the overall delivery of physical therapy services and is accountable for the effectiveness of services. The LPT provides supervision to the PTA and works collaboratively during the delivery of services, The LPT is responsible for performing patient evaluations, developing interventions and establishing individualized plan of care with input from patient and family.
Master's Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited PT program.
North Carolina Physical Therapy License.
AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) required.
Knowledge of contemporary and evidence-based PT practice. Ability to interpret clinician prescriptions and referrals. Ability to communicating, both orally and in writing, with patients, families, caregivers, and other health care professions to facilitate the multidisciplinary treatment process. Skill in utilizing appropriate screening and evaluation techniques required to appropriately provide direct patient care.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
This position is for a hospital based Outpatient Clinic therapist; some limited acute care coverage will be required
Full time position with benefits
40 hours per week
Day Shift - 8am to 5pm
Weekend rotation about every 8 weeks
Provide services for both Vidant Bertie Hospital (Windsor) and Vidant Chowan Hospital (Edenton), but primarily Vidant Bertie Hospital
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.
For additional information, please contact:
Tina Chavez, Talent Acquisition Consultant:
Email: [email protected]