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Children’s is one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals. No matter the role, every member of our team is an essential part of our mission to make kids better today and healthier tomorrow. We’re committed to putting you first, and that commitment is at the heart of our company culture: People first. Children always. Find your next career opportunity and make a difference doing what you love at Children’s.

Job Description

Provides the highest quality age-appropriate care for patients newborn to 20 years of age within the scope of practice and established standards for physical therapy. Functions effectively as a member of the rehabilitation team. Supports the mission of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

• Experience in entry level

Preferred Qualifications
• Master's or doctorate degree in physical therapy

• Bachelor of Science from accredited school

Certification Summary
• Georgia physical therapy license
• Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Knowledge of pediatric theory and practice
• Excellent oral and written communication skills for effective communication of information
• Positive interpersonal skills and ability to function in an interdisciplinary environment
• Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment
• Travel to other Children's Healthcare of Atlanta locations based on patient census, program development, and/or contract obligations with physician practices

Job Responsibilities
• Evaluates patients, meeting established standards.
• Plans and implements effective and appropriate treatment so that functional outcomes are achieved.
• Completes documentation, meeting departmental standards for content, accuracy, and timeliness.
• Includes family/caregiver in patient care and provides effective education and documentation appropriate for learning needs of patient and family.
• Provides supervision to physical therapist assistants, rehab aides, and students as assigned.
• Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages.
• Participates in maintaining and monitoring the work environment to ensure a continual state of Joint Commission readiness.

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic covered by applicable law.

Primary Location Address

1001 Johnson Ferry Rd

Job Family

Atlanta GA USA


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