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Physical Therapist - Rehab Services

Job ID: 944934
Facility: Vidant Chowan Hospital
Location: Edenton, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: May 14, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

Vidant Chowan Hospital

Vidant Chowan Hospital is a modern 25 bed critical access facility located in historic Edenton, North Carolina, and provides services and programs to 45,000 people in 4 counties. Vidant Chowan Hospital's partnership with Vidant Health gives our patients access to state-of-the-art services provided by an academic medical center. Our medical staff includes some of the finest primary care, pediatric, internal medicine physicians and surgeons in the region, and we have a telemedicine link with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.

Position Summary

The Licensed Physical Therapist is responsible for the overall delivery of physical therapy services and is accountable for the effectiveness of services. The LPT provides supervision to the PTA and works collaboratively during the delivery of services. The LPT is responsible for performing patient evaluations, developing interventions and establishing individualized plan of care with input from patient and family.

Minimum Requirements

  • Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited PT program

  • North Carolina Physical Therapy License

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification upon hire

  • Knowledge of contemporary and evidence-based PT practice

  • Ability to interpret clinician prescriptions and referrals

  • Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, with patients, families, caregivers, and other health care professions to facilitate the multidisciplinary treatment process

  • Skill in utilizing appropriate screening and evaluation techniques required to appropriately provide direct patient care

Other Information

  • This position is for a hospital based Outpatient Clinic therapist; some limited acute care coverage will be required

  • Full time position with benefits

  • 40 hours per week

  • Day Shift - 8am to 5pm

  • Weekend rotation about every 8 weeks

  • Provide services for both Vidant Bertie Hospital (Windsor) and Vidant Chowan Hospital (Edenton), but primarily Vidant Bertie Hospital

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

Vidant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  EOE/AA Applications for Vidant Health and its subsidiary corporate entities are accepted and employees are chosen for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or disability.

 

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