Georgia Employer PHYSICAL THERAPIST (PRN/POOL) in Atlanta, Georgia
Grady Health System offers many career paths for experienced professionals. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career, you can find a rewarding career at Grady! SUMMARY Practices as a Physical Therapist within the scope of care defined in the Georgia Physical Therapy Act. Plans, implements and evaluates PT intervention to assign in and outpatients upon consultation with a physician in order to promote maximal functional efficiency of the patient. Responsible for treatment of all clients referred to the Physical Therapy Department at Grady and Crestview regardless of age, from neonates through geriatrics. QUALIFICATIONS Master's Degree from an Occupational Therapy program that is accredited by the NBOTC or the American Occupational Therapy Association and licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Georgia required. Minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience required. Prefer at least one year in a teaching hospital preferred. Area of clinical expertise must be clearly defined through either additional certification or professional experience required. AHA BLS Certification Required PRN staff are required to work a minimum of three (12 hour) shifts per schedule, yet hours are based on the needs of the unit(s) and are not guaranteed. (Length of shifts may vary) PRN staff may sign up in advance based on the needs of their home unit or other units within the department and may also be called when needs arise. PRN staff must be flexible with regard to floating to other areas within the department as needed. They are considered the first to float in order to assure safe staffing requirements across the nursing units. Weekend Requirements: One (1) weekend shift per 4- week schedule. (Friday 7pm - Monday 7am) Holiday Requirements: Must work two (2) holidays per year: One major (Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's) and one minor (Memorial Day, July 4 th , Labor Day or Martin Luther King Day). EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.