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Physical Therapist (PT)

Dedicated Nursing Associates, a medical staffing firm, has current openings for Physical Therapists (PT). If you are experienced in providing quality care to those who need assistance, we want you on our team! With DNA, you choose where you want to work, when you want to work, and how often you want to work.

Occupational Summary:

The Physical Therapist is responsible for providing direct patient care in accordance with established plans.

Reports To: Physical Therapy Team Leader or Physician

Supervises: This is a non-supervisory position


  1. Graduate of approved Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program
  2. Valid license as a Physical Therapist in the state of practice.
  3. Minimum BLS/CPR certification
  4. Minimum of one year’s clinical experience
  5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Meet the patient’s goals and needs and provides quality are by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining physical therapy plan in consultation with physicians or by prescription
  2. Helps patients accomplish treatment plan and accept therapeutic devices by administering manual exercises; instructing, encouraging and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as nonmanual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities and in using assistive and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes and prostheses.
  3. Administers physical therapy treatments by giving massages; initiating traction; applying physical agents; utilizing hydrotherapy tanks and whirlpool baths, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines; directing treatments given by aides, technicians and assistants.
  4. Evaluates effects of physical therapy treatments and fit of prosthetic and orthotic devices by observing, noting and evaluating patient’s progress; recommending adjustments and modifications
  5. Completes discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care workers; contributing to patient care conferences
  6. Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing home exercise programs; instructing patients, families and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipment; recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs
  7. Document patient care services by charting in patient and department records
  8. Maintains patient confidence and protects hospital operations by keeping information confidential
  9. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations
  10. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and procedures
  11. Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs
  12. Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  13. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Dedicated Nursing Associates offers employees the following benefits:

  • Weekly pay
  • Paid time off
  • Referral bonus plan
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401k with match
  • Flexible opportunities range from 40+ Hours per week, As Needed (PRN), Contract and Travel Assignment


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and talk or hear assessing/communicating with patients and staff. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.

The employee must lift and or move 60 pounds or more.

This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by the supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listen in this job description.

The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time for any reason.


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Dedicated Nursing Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer