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 patientâ��s 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.
1. Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy with bachelors and/or master's degree in Physical Therapy.
2. New graduates are eligible for position, but require at least one year professional experience prior to acting as clinical supervisor for interning LPT students.
3. Current license from SCPTA/South Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
4. Current BLS certification
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.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.