Provides evaluation and direct patient care for those individuals referred by their physician requiring physical therapy services, whether on an inpatient or outpatient basis. Staff LPT's also supervise LPTA's and PT aides, establish the plan of care and goals of their patientï¿½s rehabilitative care. Staff LPT's must be skilled in the use of all equipment utilized in patient care, provide timely and accurate patient evaluation and treatment documentation and correspond regularly with attending physicians. LPT utilizes knowledge of age appropriate guidelines to provide care for the pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient. Provides in-services for other staff members.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy with bachelors, master's or doctorate degree in Physical Therapy.
New graduates are eligible for position, but require at least one year professional experience prior to acting as clinical supervisor for interning LPT students.
Current license from SCPTA/South Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
Outpatient Sports/Ortho experience and interest is preferred.
Manual Therapy experience preferred.
Ideal candidate will demonstrate motivation to grow a clinic, display ability to engage with physicians and actively participate in community events.
Athletic Training experience is a plus but not required.
Work is performed in an office and clinical environment including inpatient and outpatient settings.
Job: Physical Therapy
Primary Location: Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Facility: East Cooper Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005005251
About East Cooper Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.
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