Community Health Systems Physical Therapist in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Description:

The evaluation and administration of rehabilitative/habilitative techniques necessitated as a result of age, trauma, degenerative disease, congenital condition or sudden onset of pathology which requires development, maintenance, or restoration of function.

May be required to care for a variety of diagnostic groups including, but not limited to, the following: orthopedic and arthritis related conditions; neurological groups including CVA, TBI, degenerative neurological diseases, SCI; and generalized weakness as a result of medical or surgical conditions.

An equal opportunity employer.

Qualifications

Current certification/licensure in the state of Indiana for specific discipline

Experience:

No specific experience required for entry-level position

Experience may be necessary based on patient population served.

Manual Therapy skills a plus.

Education:

Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Physical TherapyOther:

Job Knowledge & Skills:

Demonstrates thorough knowledge of human growth and development; anatomy,

physiology, pharmacology and kinesiology; current methods, techniques and

purposes of physical therapy; the care and operation of physical therapy equipment

Requires strong analytical and organizational skills in order to review physician s

orders, assess functional status, develop treatment plans, evaluate progress and

maintain related documentation

Demonstrates a high level of interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and

written, in order to establish and maintain positive and effective therapeutic/working

relationships with patients, families, physicians and hospital staff

Demonstrates working knowledge of the English language, verbal and written.

Abides by the standards of practice as outlined by state and national associations.

Job: Physical Therapy / Rehabilitative Services

Organization: The Orthopedic Hospital

Location: IN-Fort Wayne

Requisition ID: 1819822