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Physical Therapist Job

Job Number: NH17351

Job Title: Physical Therapist - Per Diem

Department: VRC Pt/Ot Outpatient - 1303168

Facility: Newport Hospital

Location: Newport, RI

Qualifications: Bachelors degree is required. A Masters of Science or Doctor of Physical Therapy is preferred. State license issued by the Rhode Island Department of Health.

New graduates will be considered. Clinical experience in program specific settings is preferred. Other relevant experience will be considered.
Physical Requirements: Must be fit for duty in accordance with OSHA standards and program specific needs. Work requires, walking and long periods of standing and the ability to bend, twist, grasp and demonstrate physical mobility designed for patients care plan.


Reporting directly to the Clinical Manager and under the guidance of more senior program specific therapists, the Physical Therapist completes comprehensive examinations to determine body structure and function level impairments, activity limitation and participation restrictions. Establishes diagnosis, prognosis and develops an individualized plan of care. Implements treatment interventions and performs on-going evaluations through-out episode of care.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, veteran status or national origin. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.