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Physical Therapist - PRN

Company: LifePoint Health
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Georgetown Community HospitalESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs initial and ongoing assessments of patient's condition. Establishes a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient according to his or her capabilities and desires. Plans, prepares and carries out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients. Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient. Directs and supervises physical therapy assistants, students, and other support personnel. Assesses competence, delegates specific tasks, and establishes channels of communication. Administers treatment involving application of physical agents, using equipment, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines. Evaluates, fits, and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommend modifications. Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation.Job Requirements JOB REQUIREMENTSMinimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy Required and validated by the presence of a current KY PT license.Required Skills: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire.License:Current licensure with the KY Board of Physical TherapyLifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: LifePoint Health, Lexington , Physical Therapist - PRN, Healthcare , Georgetown, Kentucky

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