Title: PHYSICAL THERAPIST
Location: Viewmont Physical Therapy
Work Schedule: Days/Evenings
Work Type: Full Time 1.0 FTE (80Hours Bi-Weekly)
Department: Viewmont Physical Therapy
- Renders Physical Therapy evaluations and treatment procedures and techniques appropriate to the needs of individual patient.
- Assesses, treats, and cares for patients of all ages.
- Reports to the Supervisor of Rehabilitation or the Senior Outpatient Therapist.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrated ability to comprehend, speak, and write the English language.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of American Physical Therapy Association approved Curriculum with a Bachelor's of Science, Masters of Science, Doctorate (DPT), or Certificate in Physical Therapy required.
Must be licensed or eligible for licensure by the State Board of Physical Therapy for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Performs medium duty work with sporadic heavy lifting, as this is a direct patient care position. Must be able to climb (especially stairs and ramps) and guard/assist patients while climbing stairs/ramps. Other physical abilities that are imperative include balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, fingering, talking, and hearing. Must have good depth perception to adequately perform the described.
Must be able to work indoors and outdoors, in patient rooms, therapy gyms, occasionally in patient’s home, and in the community. Must be able to work with electrical equipment such as modality equipment. May be exposed to environmental hazards, infectious diseases, chemical agents (see MSDS), sharp objects, fluctuating noise levels, disagreeable odors, frequent interruptions, and agitated or emotionally distraught patients and families.
Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization
widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and
the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth
Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation’s largest health service
organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout
45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also
in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm
Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of
approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed
physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-
member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive
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**We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and
Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the
basis of disability or their protected veteran status.