Bolivar Medical Center is committed to being the premier healthcare provider in the Mississippi Delta region. Through the combined efforts of each member of the Bolivar Medical Center Team, our hospital delivers the highest quality of service to all of our customers.
The physical therapist works under the direction of a physician or other qualified health care provider to provide musculoskeletal evaluations and rehabilitative treatment to patients who have been referred for physical therapy. The staff physical therapist oversees and is responsible for all patient care related activities, including the supervision of paraprofessionals and non-skilled staff and the coordination of the patients care and treatment with the referring physician and other allied heath care providers.
Graduate from a school of Physical Therapy approved by the American Physical Therapy Association, with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, preferably a Masters Level Degree in Physical Therapy. Must possess licensure to practice physical therapy in the state of Mississippi and must be maintained in good standing.
Previous experience in physical therapy in a hospital or out-patient setting is preferred. Requirements will include successful completion of orientation checklist and skills/credentials/competency requirements of specific unit.
Requires ability to function in stressful situations. Verbal ability to present information and ideas related to physical therapy theory and practice. Ability to accept responsibility and accountability to perform delegated aspects of physical therapy process. Requires the cognitive ability and practical ability to provide physical therapy care appropriate to the patient population assigned, considering patient age, growth and development, and diagnosis.
Typical Physical Demands:
Requires full range of motion including handling and lifting patients and/or equipment, manual and finger dexterity and eye hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive period of time. May require lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds. May require frequent bending, squatting and kneeling. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires ability to work under stressful conditions and/or irregular hours. Potential for exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.
Bolivar Medical Center - 10 months ago
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