HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Physical Therapist in Walterboro, South Carolina

Incumbent is responsible for evaluating, planning and implementing comprehensive treatment programs for clients upon referral of a licensed physician or dentist; maintaining appropriate documentation of treatment; providing supervision for therapists, therapist assistants, technicians, volunteers and students in the clinical education programs; and participating in continuing education, quality assurance and departmental maintenance. Is a licensed professional who may treat patient populations including infant, children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics in a variety of settings

Job may include direct supervision of students at the discretion of the area supervisor. Employee must have the same licensure or have completed the same training to satisfy the requirements of the discipline of the student. Direct supervision means the primary caregiver is readily available to the student throughout the shift.

Position Requirements:

*A. **Licensure/Certification/Registration:*Must be licensed as a physical therapist in the state of South Carolina. BLS Certification** * * *B. **Education*: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of physical therapy (bachelors or masters degree.)If trained outside the United States, must meet the educational requirements established by the APTA.**
*C. **Experience:*Experience in a hospital-based physical medicine department is desirable.** *D. **Special qualifications:*Must have the ability to effectively read, write and speak fluent English. Effective communication skills; both orally and written. Computer skills needed. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and to work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care.

Degree of Supervision Required:Involves general guidance and direction by Department Manager. The employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies.

Title: Physical Therapist

Location: South Carolina-Walterboro-Colleton Medical Center-Walterboro

Requisition ID: 00391-16392