Physical Therapist-(Full Time)

Job Summary: At the direction and control of the Director of Rehab, the Physical Therapist is responsible for planning and implementing specific treatment programs for patients with physical and mental disabilities.

Reports to: Director of Therapy Services

Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Physical Therapy and licensed in the State of Arkansas as a Physical Therapist.  Must be a member of, or eligible for membership in the American Physical Therapy Association.

Experience: Two to Four years’ clinical experience desired.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assesses patient needs, plans and implements patient care activities and evaluates the patient’s response to treatment
  • Manages activities within the therapeutic milieu and directs delivery of therapy by PTA and the Rehab nursing team while promoting teamwork.
  • Documents on individual flow sheet and progress notes all pertinent and meaningful observations and information
  • Evaluates individual patients according to principles and practices of Physical Therapy
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures of Physical Therapy
  • Participates in computerized health information systems.
  • Prepares reports for departmental and accounting purposes in a timely manner.
  • Maintains Physical Therapist competencies
  • Maintains standards required by regulatory entities
  • Actively participate in all special events
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • May be required to work evenings, nights, and/or weekends on a regular or as needed basis.