Physical Therapist I
Company: UNC Health Care
Posted on: January 16, 2022
DescriptionBecome part of an inclusive organization with over
40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health
and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
The Department of Rehabilitation Therapy Services at UNC-Hospitals
in Hillsborough, NC is accepting applications for a Physical
Therapist in UNC Hospitals' 40-bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Direct patient
care in our adult inpatient rehabilitation center setting with
cross coverage as needed in the acute care realm. This therapist
will participate in program development, provide clinical
supervision to students, assist with quality improvement projects,
and may participate in research. This therapist will be working
closely with an experienced, interdisciplinary group of therapists
within the Rehab team. Qualified applicants will have excellent
time management, communication and organizational skills, and
remain flexible in a fast - paced environment. Applicants must be
available for a 20 hr/week appointment, day shift as well as
weekend and holiday coverage.
1. Diagnostic Testing - Administers basic & complex diagnostic
tests and evaluations in the area of Physical Therapy for the
treatment of mobility disorders and related impairments
2. Education - Teach & supervise graduate Physical Therapy students
and/or clinical fellows/residents. Develops or contributes to
innovative programs to enhance patient care. Serves as resource
consultant to other clinicians in respective specialty area.
3. Evaluation of Care - Analyzes results of diagnostic and or
therapeutic testing to establish patient goals and or modify
subsequent treatment programs. Identifies expected patient
outcomes. Communicates relevant information to promote continuity
4. Implementation- Selects and applies current and advanced
techniques to provide quality and efficient rehabilitative
services. Provides habilitation/rehabilitation and maintenance of
persons with mobility related impairments. Organizes and
prioritizes care according to patient/family needs.
5. Outreach/Community Involvement-Serves as resource to North
Carolina government departments and statewide health professionals
in specialty areas. Presents at local (university/hospital) or
state level, participates in community health screening and events.
Participates in the development of new clinical programs to meet
emerging needs in conjunction with the clinical specialist and/or
6. Participation - Contributes to quality of clinical services
through attendance and participation in departmental meetings and
7. Quality-Contributes to quality of clinical services through
maintenance of valid & reliable records of patient procedures &
progress. Participates in quality improvement initiatives with the
clinical specialist and other healthcare professionals.
Participates in continuous quality improvement efforts in
conjunction with the department director.
Other InformationOther information:
- Graduation from an accredited Physical Therapy
- Licensed as a Physical Therapist in the state of North
Carolina.Professional Experience Requirements:
- No prior experience required.Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities
Job DetailsLegal Employer: STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Physical Therapy - RehabWork Type: Part Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 20.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of
Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes
Keywords: UNC Health Care, Cary , Physical Therapist I, Healthcare , Apex, North Carolina
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