Therapy Services

Physical Therapist

Type: PRN
Education: B.S., M.S. or PHD in physical therapy from an accredited program. Must be able to read and write English.
Hours: VARIED
Experience: Experience preferred but new graduates are acceptable. Candidate must have current licensure or be eligible to apply for licensure in the state of Tennessee.
Description:

The Physical therapist organizes and carries out physical therapy programs at CRMC for inpatients or outpatients, 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.

All PT’s are required to have competency for adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. Therapists who will work with children or infants less than 13 years will require specific training and competencies demonstrated prior to working with pediatrics. The staff PT also assists the director of the department in the supervision of support staff, quality assurance and improvement activities and the overall operation of the rehabilitation department. Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Scheduler

Type: PRN
Education: High School Diploma (minimum GED) Required
Hours: VARIED
Experience: Previous experience in a medical setting involving clerical and basic medical terminology preferred. Able to provide precise secretarial assistance to customers, physicians, clinical coworkers and supervisors. Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise and professional manner. Able to successfully operate office equipment and perform data entry tasks. Able to accomplish several tasks at a time. Has a grasp of root words in medical terminology. Able to work well under pressure of deadlines. Able to successfully interact with computers making use of software programs, data entry, archival and retrieval applications. Able to demonstrate the understanding of continuum of care, customer recovery, and advanced customer service.
Description:

This position is responsible for performing secretarial, clerical, communication, customer service, basic medical terminology, therapy scheduling, interacting directly with the staff. Personnel in this position must understand and operate information systems software including, but not limited to Order Management, or Scheduling, and Order Fax system. This position is also be responsible for exercising professional judgment while performing services in a demeanor complimentary to customer service and medical ethics. Other duties as assigned.

Occupational Therapist

Type: PRN
Education: B.S., M.S., or Doctorate in Occupational therapy from an accredited program. Must be able to read and write English.
Hours: VARIED
Experience: Experience preferred but new graduates are acceptable. Candidate must have current licensure or be eligible to apply for licensure in the state of Tennessee.
Skills: a. Candidate needs to have effective oral and written communication skills with all age groups and educational levels. b. Candidate needs to have good organizational and problem solving skills and takes responsibility for own actions. c. Candidate emphasizes excellence in patient care and customer relations. Candidate must be able to interact with all age groups, educational levels, and people with medical or cognitive problems in an effective, pleasant, courteous, and respectful manner. d. Candidate is willing and able to be flexible and versatile in role functions. e. Candidate is able to handle a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment while providing excellent quality of care. f. FIM Certification within 90 days.
Description:

The Occupational Therapist (OT) organizes and carries out occupational therapy programs in the hospital for inpatients or outpatients, to facilitate the rehabilitation of the mentally or physically handicapped.  The staff OT provides direct patient focused care to include occupational therapy evaluations and quality treatment with short and long term goals determined by the patient’s needs. The staff OT 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).  All OT’s are required to have competency for adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups.  Therapists who will work with children or infants less than 13 years will require specific training and competencies demonstrated prior to working with pediatrics.  The staff OT also assists the director of the department and IRC Therapy Clinical Coordinator in the supervision of support staff, quality assurance and improvement activities and the overall operation of the occupational therapy department.  The staff occupational therapist is required to perform the professional duties and standards of care as specified by the American Occupational Therapy Association, state and federal laws and regulations, and TJC standards.