Physical Therapist
Fidelity Partners Medical Staffing - Fort Jackson, SC

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Fidelity Partners is a leading national healthcare support services company specializing in Medical and Allied Health Staffing, Executive Search, and Outplacement of clinical professionals for both premier private sector and military clients. We are committed to the highest levels of professional and ethical service in the market today and work to cultivate long-term relationships. We have a reputation built on integrity, an expert knowledge of the medical industry and attention to individual client and employee needs. At Fidelity Partners considers our employees to be our most valuable asset and offer a rewarding place to work which fosters both individual and professional growth.

We are currently accepting applications for qualified Physical Therapist to support one of our military clients in Fort Jackson, South Carolina.

? The Physical Therapist must be a graduate of a Physical Therapy program and provide documentation (diploma), at least 1 year of work experience, possess and provide evidence of current state license, 25 contact hours of continuing education, BLS and CPR certification to the MACH credentials office.

Fully competent to perform the following:
? Will provide training to prescribe/order medications and all imaging studies.

? Request appropriate imaging studies

? Recommended limited duty profiles

? Assign quarters Refer to specialty clinics, as appropriate

? Prescribe P&T committee approved medications

? independently order bone scans

? Independently order MRIs

The provider shall meet the following minimum qualifications:
? Have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS). The Military Treatment facility will provide recertification and completion cards in resuscitative training to include BCLS, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).

? Will have sufficient experience in physical therapy in the United States. Background experience and proficiency in manual therapy, orthopedic/sports therapy and postoperative care is required.

? Licensure, certification, registration, or authorizing documents (license and certification verification processes chapter 4 of AR 40-68). All personal services contract health care providers must maintain a current, active, valid an unrestricted license or authorizing document from any U.S. state District of Columbia; or U.S. territory or jurisdiction to provide health care within the scope of practice for a specific health care discipline.

? In addition, contract health care providers who write prescriptions for controlled substances must have a current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) certificate or Controlled Drug Substance number as appropriate. The Contractor shall ensure that renewal actions are accomplished well before expiration of the provider's license and/or DEA certification to ensure compliance with the contract. The license shall be from the state in which the individual is registered with the DEA.


? Act within the standards of conduct and perform by the rules and regulations of the South Carolina State Board. Exercise professional judgment in the day-to-day performance of the contract.

? Perform all duties in such a manner that they meet all Joint Commission on Accreditation of healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards. Educate patients, families or health care professionals in the rationale and techniques for the prescribed physical therapy treatment program.

? As needed, assist in conducting in-service educational programs for peers, subordinates other health care providers and members of the military and civilian communities.

? Design treatment plans to be implemented personally by the therapist or by the civilian Physical Therapy Assistants (PTAs) or military physical therapy technicians. Directly oversee the plan of care conducted by subordinate personnel. Take full responsibility for patient care provided in assigned area, regardless of whether they are personally providing the care or have utilized subordinate staff members.

? Provide professional guidance, counseling, and evaluation and assist in directing activities and training of any assigned student. Interact effectively with patients and health professionals. Maintain a high quality standard of health care.

? Perform all duties with minimal supervision or guidance. Consult with the section chief for their assigned area and then the Chief, Physical Therapy, MACH when issues cannot be resolved at the section level.

? Serve as a clinical instructor in full compliance with the guidelines established by the South Carolina Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association for the mastery and assessment of clinical skills or according to other guideline established by the physical therapy school of the affiliating student.

? Exercise professional judgment in planning and administering physical therapy to the spectrum of physical therapy patients with neurological, general medical, post-surgical, and orthopedic diagnoses.

? Carries out a full range of treatment procedures using manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, gait training, manual muscle testing, and sparing application of modalities such as heat, ultrasound, and electric stimulation.

? Performs thorough patient examinations appropriate for the condition for which the patient has sought physical therapy care or the purpose of provider referral. Examinations will include the spectrum of physical therapist examination skills and must be adequate to differentially diagnose the cause of the patient's complaint.

? Directly participates in all patient treatment and directly oversees any treatment on an ongoing basis.

? Progresses treatment as appropriate and demonstrates ongoing discharge planning. Revises treatment plan when patient fails to respond or show adverse reactions to treatment. Makes timely and appropriate referrals to other providers when medically indicated.

? Maintain proper medical records on all patients. Prepare any additional records or description of care if and when required, on behalf of the MTF, the Medical Command, the Military Health System, the Department of the Army and Department of Defense.

? Adhere to clinic standards, administration, and opening/closing clinic tasks as assigned. These may include but are not limited to end of day close out in computerized appointment systems, patient data


Interested candidates may apply at or fax resumes to 210-568-4518.

EOE. Drug screen and eligibility to receive a security clearance with the Federal Government required