JOB SUMMARYImplements Physical Therapy treatment programs, assesses patient progress, notes patient response to treatment and documents daily in clinical chart or as required. Participates in multi-disciplinary teams to correlate comprehensive patient care processes. Provides patient, staff and family education. Provides physical therapy care to infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics based on knowledge of growth and development of various populations. Interacts with patients, staff, physicians and the public in a professional manner. Treats patients with various integumentary, musculoskeletal, congenital abnormalities, genetic disorders and neurological dysfunctions.
Outpatient clinicians are not required to work in the inpatient rehabilitation setting and will therefore not be required to complete a respirator mask fit test. If the employee does work in the inpatient setting a respirator mask fit test will be required.
Education and/or experience: Required current Physical Therapy Assistant license by the
State of Tennessee Division of Health Related Boards. CPR Certification required.
Recommend membership in professional association.
Knowledge: Knowledge of basic growth and development. Knowledge of information,
techniques, principles, methods and procedures needed to diagnose and treat injuries,
disease and physical dysfunction. Knowledge of human behavior and performance.
Skills: Able to apply physical therapy treatment skills as needed according to the goals
developed by the Physical Therapist. Talks and writes effectively and concisely to convey
information effectively. Uses critical thinking to assess alternative methods to address a
problem. Monitors and assesses performance.
Abilities: Uses deductive reasoning to apply general rules to specific problems to produce
answers. Able to listen and understand information presented in oral fashion. Able to
combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions. Actively listens by giving
full attention to what other people are saying.
Location: Blount Memorial Hospital · Rehab Services
Schedule: PRN (0.1 – 0.374), Days, 8:00 am-4:30 pm