Job is located in Cookeville, TN.
Physical Therapist: working in Hospital location
POSITION SUMMARY: The Physical therapist organizes and carries out physical therapy programs in the hospital for inpatients, to facilitate the rehabilitation of the mentally or physically handicapped. The staff PT provides direct patient focused care to include physical therapy evaluations and quality treatment with short and long term goals determined by the patient’s needs. The staff PT may work with any /all patients of the following age groups based upon individual responsibility, training, and competency: Infants (age 0-18 months), Children (age 19 months-12 years), Adolescents (age 13 years –17 years), Adults (age 18 years – 64 years), and Geriatrics (age 65+ years).
1. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 45 CFR, Part 80, Section 80.6 (b) (c).
2. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, 45 CFR, Part 84, Section (b) (1) (VI).
3. T.C.A. 1200-8-16-.02 (14).
4. Americans with Disabilities Act, July 1990.
5. Corporate Compliance.
Position assures compliance with and upholding the Medical Center=s policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, physical or mental handicap, or veteran=s status. Position may interact with all ages of patients, guests, staff, and others.