Physical Therapist - PRN



Physical Therapist develops and provides physical therapy services to referred patients and serves as a patient advocate in the Therapy Department

  • Screens, evaluates and treats patients as assigned. 
  • Evaluates patients within two to three working days of physician referral, depending on the level of care. 
  • Develops effective treatment plans for assigned patients. 
  • Supervises PTA’s and rehabilitation technicians in direct patient care and patient-related activities. 
  • Treats patients according to a treatment plan approved by the attending physician.  Provide treatments and monitor progress to assigned patients. 
  • Communicates with the Director of Rehabilitation, physicians and other team members regarding patient progress, problems, and plans.   
  • Participates as necessary in patient care conferences and weekly rehabilitation meetings. 
  • Participates in policy and procedure meetings. 
  • Documents treatments and outcomes and all required documentations related to patient care according to accepted regulatory, corporate and professional guidelines in a timely manner. 
  • Participates in In-Service Training Programs with staff to achieve a high standard of care by all staff. 
  • Records daily treatments and charges with respect to department policy. 
  • Establishes and instructs parents/caregivers in patient-specific home exercise programs/maintenance programs. 
  • Participates in discharge planning. 
  • Secures necessary durable medical equipment and adaptive equipment for patients to facilitate independence. 
  • Acts as a clinical preceptor for affiliating Physical Therapy or Physical Therapy Assistant schools. 
  • Communicates and coordinates clinical services department functions with other departments to achieve cohesion and effectiveness. 
  • Communicates with the Director of Rehabilitation Services regarding department programs, goals, objectives, problems and successes. 
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Physical Therapy equipment utilized in different procedures, for example, electrical stimulation, traction, ultrasound, whirlpool, etc. 
  • Complies with state regulations and national standards as they apply to the practice of Physical Therapy. 
  • Utilizes resources appropriately and uses/maintains equipment in order to prolong working life. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned 
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Job Requirements


  •   No experience required  
  •    Minimum of one year working with the adult and adolescent populations preferred.

Education Required

  •     Graduate of a Bachelor’s level program in Physical Therapy.  
  •     Masters and/or Doctorate preferred

Additional Information


  • Licensed by the State of Practice in Physical Therapy 
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Maintain current certification in good standing during employment with this facility, or obtain within thirty (30) days