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Physical Therapist in Calhoun, GA at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Calhoun, GA
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Home Care
  • Travel
    Yes, 100 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Gordon and Murray

Job Description


Physical Therapist AdventHealth Gordon

Location Address: Home Health


Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Gordon

•         Five-star Rating, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

•         Top 100 Community Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review

•         Top 100 Rural Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review

•         Located in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains

•         Co-workers that feel like family

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time/Days


You Will Be Responsible For:

•         Optimally provides and manages the delivery of patient care, documenting appropriately and accurately on the OASIS/Assessment and visit tools so that the Adverse Outcomes Report does not reflect quality of care issues and proper reimbursement is obtained while complying with all department policies, procedures, practices and standards of care.

•         Communicates patient’s rehabilitation status with other health care professionals to facilitate interdisciplinary continuity of care and appropriate discharge planning.

•         Identifies continuing educational opportunities for resolution of knowledge deficits and/or for professional growth and demonstrates the ability to evaluate suggestions and criticisms objectively and whenever necessary undertakes to change his/her behavior or seek further guidance.

•         Establishes professional goals in collaboration with supervisor annually and demonstrates             compliance with an action plan to remediate deficiencies in performance identified by             supervisor.                       

•         Recognizes the influence of personal and cultural values on perceptions regarding health care and their impact on the delivery and quality of care. Demonstrates caring behavior and interpersonal connectedness while maintaining personal and professional boundaries


What You Will Need:

•         A Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy

•         At least 1 year of institutional experience involving direct therapy care.

•         BLS

•         Active GA PT License

•         Graduate of a physical therapy school approved by the American Physical Therapy Association or its equivalent. Currently licensed and registered as a Physical Therapist in the state of Georgia. At least (1) year institutional experience involving direct therapy care.

Job Summary:

The Physical Therapist (PT) is responsible for the delivery of coordinated therapy care for a patient and/or and assigned group of patients within a patient care unit and for the day-to-day management and supervision of the related clinical activities. The PT is also responsible for supervising and responsibly directing the activities of various levels of assigned nursing, therapy, and ancillary personnel utilizing both professional and supervisory discretion and independent judgment, while practicing within the State, facility and regulatory guidelines.

The home health care PT’s purpose is to deliver a community-based approach that supports the mission and continuum of care of Gordon Hospital and is a specialized form of health care dealing with the delivery of skilled medical care to the patient and supportive care to the family and/or caregivers in the patient’s home environment. It is directed towards teaching the patients/families/ caregivers on how to manage the illness at home, assist the patient and family through the rehabilitative process, and teach them how to return to the highest level of functioning possible to maintain independence in their own environment. It is individualized, holistic, patient centered care, which acknowledges caring for the patient and family as a unit of care and recognizes the need for the patient to be an active participant in his/her care

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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