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Physical Therapist - Ahoskie

Job ID: 952009
Facility: Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital
Location: Ahoskie, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Jun 21, 2022

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital is a 114-bed, not-for-profit hospital located in Ahoskie, NC. The 15-bed ER serves approximately 21,000 patients per year from the local community and surrounding towns. This modern facility provides a wide range of health services to its 39,000 residents in the four-county area.

Ahoskie, NC is ideally located an hour from the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area and two hours from Raleigh, Richmond, Williamsburg, and the beautiful Outer Banks of NC. Ahoskie offers a moderate cost of living, a strong sense of community, and a temperate climate and location to support a variety of year round outdoor activities, such as boating, kayaking, hunting, fishing, hiking, and golf.

Position Summary

The Physical Therapist assess, plan, implement, and evaluate care which is age-appropriate for patients in his/her assigned unit or clinical settings.

The Physical Therapist provides safe, expedient, cost-effective therapeutic care.


Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age and diagnosis of the patient/client. Evaluate, treat and or direct treatment for patient whom physical therapy is clinically necessary.

Acquire and evaluate clinical data from studies, measurements, and monitoring, with consideration for the age and diagnosis of the patient, and reports to/consults with MD and/or Therapist as needed.

Provide/record all patient and family education based on learning assessment in patient medical record.

Provide ordered therapeutic interventions according to current standards of care.

Maintain ongoing documentation in which goals, progress and medical necessity are clearly stated.

  • Demonstrate effective computer skills for electronic charting, billing and order processing, completed timely in order to meet facility, physician and payer source deadline.

  • Adjusts work load to meet the demands of patient care including the alteration of scheduled work hours including weekends.

Minimum Requirements

Graduate of a accredited school for License Physical Therapist.

Current licensure as a Physical Therapist by North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.

Additional training/certification as deemed necessary to practice in a specialty area as dictated by the patient age or conditions.

Current BLS at time of hire and maintained during employment.

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant 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.

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