Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Physical Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia
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Work Schedule/Days: Variable / Variable
Employment Type: PRN
Location: Scottish Rite
Requisition #: 75657
Provides the highest quality age-appropriate care for patients newborn to 20 years of age within the scope of practice and established standards for physical therapy. Functions effectively as a member of the rehabilitation team. Supports the mission of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
- Bachelor of Science from accredited school
Georgia physical therapy license
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
- Experience in entry level
- Master's or doctorate degree in physical therapy
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
Knowledge of pediatric theory and practice
Excellent oral and written communication skills for effective communication of information
Positive interpersonal skills and ability to function in an interdisciplinary environment
Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment
Travel to other Children's Healthcare of Atlanta locations based on patient census, program development, and/or contract obligations with physician practices
Evaluates patients, meeting established standards.
Plans and implements effective and appropriate treatment so that functional outcomes are achieved.
Completes documentation, meeting departmental standards for content, accuracy, and timeliness.
Includes family/caregiver in patient care and provides effective education and documentation appropriate for learning needs of patient and family.
Provides supervision to physical therapist assistants, rehab aides, and students as assigned.
Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages.
Participates in maintaining and monitoring the work environment to ensure a continual state of Joint Commission readiness.
Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.
Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids
Address: 1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30342
Function: Allied Health - Rehab