Physical Therapist (Long Term Care/Skilled Nursing Facility)
Mountain States Health Alliance - Marion, VA

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The Physical Therapist (PT), as a member of the rehabilitation team, has the responsibility for the evaluation , treatment and discharge planning of patients. The PT works in conjunction with other team professionals to provide patient care, provide education for patients and their families, and assist with discharge planning. The PT may be asked to assist with orientation/training of new employees or with the supervision of PT/PTA students. The PT will also carry out other departmental duties as assigned. The PT must have the ability to work cooperatively with doctors, other staff members, patients, and their families with dignity, courtesy and respect. The PT needs to be outgoing and flexible to adjust to all possible situations, show initiative and good judgment. The PT must pay close attention to detail and provide superior levels of care. The PT should be committed to continuing education, upgrading his/her skills, and be willing to rotate to other rehab service areas as needed.

This position reports to the Rehab Services Therapy Site Manager at the facility where they are working. In the absence of the Site Manager, this position, at the discretion of the Discipline Coordinator and Site Manager, may be requested to temporarily function as the acting Site Manager. A PT that is designated as a floater may report directly to the MSHA Therapy Discipline Coordinator for PT.
This position supervises the PTA's and Rehab Techs that are giving care to the patients assigned to the PT. This position may also require supervision of PT/PTA students and volunteers.

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Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA), the largest healthcare system in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, is a nine-hospital...