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General Information


Job title: Physical Therapist
Job location: Hickory, NC 28602 United States
Requisition code: 72382
Date posted: 04/26/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package may include: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; 401(k); employee stock purchase plan; paid time off; tuition assistance program and free CE credits through Gentiva University, our 24/7 online education resource.

Job Classification

Job Category:Physical Therapist

Job Description

Job description:
I believe my work is my calling.

As a Physical Therapist, you will:

Develop and implement a rehabilitation program consistent with the physician’s Plan on Treatment.
Confer with physician and clinical team members to obtain additional patient information and assist in developing, implementing and revising the therapy treatment program and Plan of Treatment.
Oversee, supervise, educate and evaluate Physical Therapy Assistants’ performance in implementing physical therapy services.
Provide hands-on care, case management and evaluation of the care plan, and education of the patient utilizing Gentiva Care Notes.

In addition, a Gentiva Physical Therapist:

Has the autonomy to make individualized patient-centered decisions for optimal clinical care.
Works with other highly skilled clinicians through a multi- or interdisciplinary team approach.
Benefits from the award-winning Gentiva University for clinical and professional development courses for advanced training and free continuing education credits.
Has access to the latest tools, research and techniques through the Gentiva Health Education Center.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
• Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy Program (approved by the APTA)
• A minimum of one year physical therapy experience preferred
• Home Health experience a plus
• Current and unrestricted Physical Therapy licensure
• Current CPR certification
• Good organizational and communication skills
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