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Penn State Health Physical Therapist - Physical Therapy in Reading, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days

Hours: 8 hours

JOB SUMMARY:

A Physical Therapist plans and administers medically prescribed or referred physical therapy age specific treatment programs for patients (from infant through geriatric) to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability following disease, injury, surgery or loss of body part. Must document patient care, educate and inform patient and referring physician on outlined plan of care and discharge as guided by patient progress and managed care directives. Maintains a " customer orientation" awareness while interacting with patients, families and other professionals.

EDUCATION:

- Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy, or

- Graduate of an accredited program in Physical Therapy.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

- State Physical Therapist license required.

- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification preferred.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

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