• Physical Therapist

    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/16/2019 10:50 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    ICE MUSL IOA Rehab
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    The Physical Therapist will be responsible for examinations/evaluations, which include development of treatment plans and patient goals and daily treatments.


    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans. 


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary:  Commensurate with experience


    • Perform assessments and re-assessments with revised plans of care and/or discharge summaries
    • Screen patients to determine appropriateness of therapy
    • Execute daily treatments which may consist of:
      • gait training,
      • transfer training,
      • functional mobility,
      • balance training,
      • endurance training,
      • strength training,
      • therapeutic exercise, and
      • patient and family education
    • Maintain appropriate patient documentation per department, HIPAA and TJC standards where applicable.
    • Other duties as assigned


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy
    • Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy license or eligible to apply for licensure required 

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master's degree OR Doctorate in Physical Therapy
    • Geriatric Experience

    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 


    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Occasionally
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 100+ lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
    Talk: Continuously
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Not required
    Hazards: None


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