Physical Therapist

Physical Therapy Jobs Smyrna, Tennessee


Description

Healthcare Without Rival

Premise Health is the world's leading direct healthcare provider and one of the largest digital providers in the country, serving over 11 million eligible lives across more than 2,500 of the largest commercial and municipal employers in the U.S. Premise partners with its clients to offer fully connected care – in-person and in the digital environment. It operates more than 800 onsite and nearsite wellness centers in 45 states and Guam, delivering care through the Digital Wellness Center and onsite, nearsite, mobile, and event solutions.

Premise delivers value by simplifying complexity and breaking down barriers to give diverse member populations access to convenient, integrated, high-quality care. We offer more than 30 products, delivering the breadth and depth of care required to serve organizations' total populations. The result is healthcare that meets the needs of members and their families, helping them live healthier while lowering costs for organizations.

Premise offers a wide range of dynamic, purpose-driven career opportunities. 

We are looking for a PRN Physical Therapist to join the team at our Smyrna, TN, Employer Health Center. The ideal candidate will have experience working with shoulders, hands and fingers.  Schedule varies, could be up to 5 days per month, weekdays 4:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No weekends.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Premise Health Physical Therapists work in collaboration with other Health Center staff members including, doctors, NPs, PAs, nurses, dietitians, wellness coaches, as well as community providers to promote health and wellness to onsite employees and their dependents.
  • Our physical therapist practice according to APTA professional standards, recognizing the importance of current physical therapy research, critical clinical reasoning and the patient’s values when evaluating, assessing and developing a treatment plan for each unique patient.
  • We successfully promote direct access to physical therapy services at the majority of our Health Centers, as such our PTs are able to practice at their highest skill level.
  • Continuity of care and patient centeredness are hallmarks of the Premise Health mission and as such, our PTs are expected to demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication by participating in Health Center meetings, patient care meetings and through their documentation and reporting to onsite and community referral sources.
  • Physical therapists participate in continuing competence activities including peer review, presentations, and optionally grand rounds.
  • Onsite PTs may work closely with our client’s stakeholders including, safety officers, ergonomists, human resources and other vendors to promote employee safety in the workplace.
  • Depending on the workplace setting and the scope of services, a Premise Health PT is able to effect positive behavior change in the eligible population, beyond the clinical setting by:
  • Developing and administering injury prevention and health promotion presentations, workshops and other programing for the onsite employees and other eligible populations.
  • Teaching “real time” proper body mechanics at the employee’s workstation.
  • Assessing and correcting poor ergonomics.
  • Developing and administering specific programs when a need is identified. Examples of programs our therapists have developed are: Weekend Warrior musculoskeletal screens, Triathlon preparation workshops, Health Back Programs, and Stretch and Flex exercise classes.
  • May require other duties as assigned.

 Job Requirements:

  • All state licenses/certifications to practice
  • Current board certificate (if applicable)
  • Degree from accredited Physical/Occupational Therapy School
  • CPR (BLS for the Healthcare Provider/Professional Rescuer -the copy must include the front and back of card as applicable) Certification must include “hands on” evaluation of skills by the trainer/instructor. Total on-line courses will not be accepted. Course must also meet the American Heart Association (AHA) standards but need not be an AHA certificate.

 Experience:

  • At least three years’ experience as a Physical Therapist in an outpatient physical therapy clinic or other ambulatory care clinic. Outpatient orthopedic experience is required.

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