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Physical Therapist PRN - School Based Therapy


The Physical Therapist is responsible for planning and providing physical therapy treatment for patients in accordance with professional and Methodist Healthcare-Methodist Healthcare standards of treatment. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in The Methodist Mission, Vision and Values.


Graduate from a school of Physical Therapy accredited by CAPTE.

Licensed as a Physical Therapist in the State where work is performed.



  • Thorough knowledge of current theories and principles in field of specialty.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with peers, medical staff, patients/families and other constituents involved in patient care.
  • Knowledgeable of the system through which the child must move in order to obtain care.
  • Must have excellent skills in verbal and written communication, problem solving, and conflict resolution
    Displays sensitivity, compassion, and respect for people of diverse cultures

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Performs and participates as part of the transdisciplinary team in an initial assessment to help establish a diagnosis or probable source of disorder or delay.
  • Provides effective intervention treatment plans by contributing as a specialist in physical therapy or as part of a collaborative transdisciplinary team effort, operating within scope of practice.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of treatment plans at various stages and adjusts treatments to maximize outcomes.
  • Maintains reliable systems to document, track and monitor cases.
  • Follows established procedures, ensures compliance with regulatory requirements, quality standards, compliance activities, and policies and procedures.


Physical Requirements

  • Exposure to patient body fluids.
  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.
  • Ability to read and write to communicate both orally and in writing with other individuals.
  • Normal or corrected-to-normal vision, including peripheral vision.
  • Ability to lift, push and pull up to 150 lbs., as well as carry up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to stand, squat, reach, bend, walk, twist and sit in one place throughout shift.
  • Ability to use hands and feet together for repetitive, coordinated motions.
  • Ability to use hands for gripping and squeezing as well as repetitive hand and wrist motion.
  • Good hand-eye coordination.



Physical Therapist PRN - School Based Therapy

Jackson, TN
Per Diem

Published on 12/06/2022

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