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Physical Therapist I

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Pittsboro
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Description Become 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.*This position qualifies for a $10,000 commitment incentive with a two (2) year work commitment. Learn more about the incentive program here: -In 2023, Chatham County surged into North Carolina's top ten fastest-growing counties, anticipating a 30% population increase by 2042. It will host two major manufacturing hubs-Wolfspeed and VinFast-alongside the influence of the Toyota Battery plant in neighboring Randolph County. Coupled with the ongoing Chatham Park development, these factors are expected to draw 27,000 more residents by 2042. Join this growing community as a part of our UNC Health Chatham Physical Therapy team. -Full-time physical therapist will provide outpatient services, Monday through Friday, in our beautiful Chatham Park office. Benefits of working for UNC Health Chatham: -

  • 1:1 services with all your patients -
  • All staff are licensed therapists -
  • Maximum 10 patients per day -
  • Dedicated documentation time -Summary:This is professional level work involving the evidence- based evaluation of patient disabilities, planning, and administration of physical therapy treatments. Incumbents complete documentation instruct patients, families, and students and participate in clinical program development and management. Clinician is expected to have involvement in the areas of continuing education, departmental and community activities, outreach education and role of preceptor to students.
    Responsibilities:1. Diagnostic Testing - Administers basic & complex diagnostic tests and evaluations in the area of Physical Therapy for the treatment of mobility disorders and related impairments2. 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 of care.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 department director.6. Participation - Contributes to quality of clinical services through attendance and participation in departmental meetings and in-services.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:Education Requirements:--- Graduation from an accredited Physical Therapy program.Licensure/Certification Requirements:--- - Licensed as a Physical Therapist in the state of North Carolina.--- - BLSProfessional Experience Requirements:--- No prior experience required.Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
    Job DetailsLegal Employer: NCHEALTHEntity: Chatham Hospital
    Organization Unit: Pittsboro Rehab Services Work Type: Full Time
    Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
    Salary Range: -$32.23 - $46.33 per hour (Hiring Range)Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity
    Work Assignment Type: OnsiteWork Schedule: Day Job
    Location of Job: US:NC:PittsboroExempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes
    This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.

    Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , Physical Therapist I, Healthcare , Pittsboro, North Carolina

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