Physical Therapist - Acute - (PT - Acute)

Job ID: 384815
Setting: Acute
Date Posted: 4/20/2018
Address: 710 Center St Outpatient Pharmacy (2nd floor)
Location: Columbus, GA
Shift: 8 D
Duration: 13 Weeks
Start Date: 04/30/2018
Employment Type: Temporary
Hiring Organization: Med Travelers
Pay Rate: $42.00 - $44.50*
*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.

Job Description & Requirements

Physical Therapist - Acute - (PT - Acute)

SHIFT: Day, 7a-5p

Required Qualifications

ACTIVE GEORGIA LICENSE IN HAND. 500 bed, Level II Trauma Hospital. 3 FT PT's, 1 FT PTA. 2+ years of experience and 50 mile radius rule. Patient Ratios - 10-13 pts. Type of equipment - steady stander, walkers, canes, transfer board, platform walkers. EMR - Meditech. Must have: candidates without these skills will not be considered for the role. Patient-centered approach to patient care, good communication skills Team-work attitude, takes constructive feedback well Preferred or nice to have: candidates with these skills will be considered first. Acute care experience Competency/experience working in ICU unit (IV lines, trachs/vents) List typical procedures performed on unit(s): Evaluations, Treatments, Following Therapy Plan of Care Direct support staff, attend monthly departmental meetings, monthly peer chart reviews (2) Best personality Fit: Adapts quickly to change (flexible) Positive attitude and team player Dress Code: Include requirements, but most of all not acceptable attire. Scrub Color - Hunter Green No visible tattoos (can be covered with a bandage or sleeve)

Preferred Qualifications

START DATE: 04/30/2018 for 13 weeks

About the Facility

This full-service medical and surgical hospital offers a wide range of services, including emergency care, rehabilitation, cancer care, radiology, and more. Part of a larger regional health system, this facility is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and certified for quality and as a Primary Stroke Center.

Facility Location

Columbus, Georgia, is a city of almost 200,000 residents located on the Alabama border midway between Montgomery and Macon. Ranked fourth on the 100 Best U.S. Cities to live by Best Life Magazine, the city is also home to eight historic districts and rich in Civil War history. Major museums include the Columbus Museum, the National Civil War Naval Museum, and the Coca-Cola Space Science Center. Atlanta’s world-class entertainment and amenities are just 100 miles to the north.

Job Benefits

Allied travel assignments are typically for 13 weeks and offer generous packages that include:
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Free Private Housing
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

About the Company

Med Travelers, an AMN Healthcare company, is the leader in allied healthcare staffing. Our relationships with numerous healthcare facilities - including hospitals, home health agencies, school systems, and long-term care facilities - enable us to offer the most current temporary therapy positions and medical imaging jobs. And our traveler customer service is among the best in the industry. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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