Physical Therapist - PRN

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Job ID: 50077
Area of Interest: Allied Health
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: on call - only used when needed to budget
Job Facility: UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
Employment Type: Supplemental/Per Diem
Shift: CALL
What You Will Do:

Practice physical therapy according to the guidelines established by the Board of Physical Therapy Examiners of Maryland.  Practice physical therapy means to practice the health specialty concerned with the prevention of disability in patients and the physical rehabilitation of patients with a congenital or acquired disability.

The Physical Therapist performs and interprets tests and measurements of neuromuscular and musculoskeletal functions to aid treatment and planning treatment programs that are based on test findings.  

Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age, culture, ethnicity, and specific individual diagnostic needs of the patients served in his/her department.  He/she must be able to assess and interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s specific needs and provide the care needed by the patient group (pediatric, adolescents and/or geriatric patient group, culture and diagnostic specific). 

Consistently expresses and demonstrates compassion and courtesy for patients.  Extends courtesy and support to patient's families/visitors.

What You Need to Be Successful:

  1.  Current licensure as a physical therapist from the Maryland State Board of PT Examiners.
  2.  Current certification in CPR for healthcare providers.
  3.  Baccalaureate degree from accredited college or university in physical therapy is required.  

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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