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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Physical Therapist / Weekends in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Where you matter as much as the work you do!

Join Emory Healthcare (EHC) if you’re looking for an opportunity with one of the nation's leading Atlanta hospitals in cardiology and heart surgery, cancer, neurology, and more! EHC is where those around you are dedicated to the power of teamwork, fostering an environment where you can learn, grow, and innovate with similarly passionate professionals. Work with us to improve the quality of life throughout Georgia through partnerships with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia Institute of Technology, and other organizations and make a bigger, greater impact than you ever thought possible.

Description

  • Provides comprehensive evaluations and testing, physical therapy treatments and education to seriously ill patients or those having complex medical problems and families which are consistent with patient's individualized needs and carried out within an interdisciplinary environment.

  • Assists in supervising staff and students and in developing in-service training programs for continuing staff development.

  • Communicates regularly with members of the patient care team, the patient, family members and others involved with the patient's care.

  • Plans, develops and implements a result-oriented treatment plan responsive to the individualized needs of the patient and includes clear, measurable goals.

  • Provides direct patient care; performs specialized treatments according to the patient's individualized plan of care.

  • Collaborates with other members of the patient care team and uses community resources to plan for the continued care, support and follow-up of the patient after discharge.

  • Conducts in-service programs, provides other staff with training in area of expertise and serves as a clinical instructor to students.

  • Assists in providing consultation related to clinical management to professional community and community at large.

  • Participates in committees addressing patient care related matters or other committees as requested by the department.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from physical therapy school accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

  • Licensure as a Physical Therapist in the state of Georgia.

  • One year of experience as a physical therapist.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association required.

Additional Details

Supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or veteran's status. EHC does not discriminate on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. EHC respects, values, and celebrates the unique perspectives and backgrounds of all individuals. EHC aspires to create an environment of collaboration and true belonging for all our patients and team members. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

ACCOMODATIONS: EHC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.”

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs., 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs., 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs., 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs. max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs.; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient care/handling injuries; Radiation; Shift work; Travel may be required; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Select Rehab JV

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department RJV Physical Therapy

Job Type Regular Part-Time

Job Number 119401

Job Category Therapy

Schedule 7a-5:30p

Standard Hours 20 Hours

Hourly Minimum USD $37.03/Hr.

Hourly Midpoint USD $43.58/Hr.

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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