Job: Physical Therapist- PRN

Title Physical Therapist- PRN
Date Posted 2021-05-11
Job Information


The physical therapist is responsible for evaluating, planning and administering physical therapy treatment plans designed to alleviate pain, restore function, prevent disabilities, and promote overall fitness and health of patients.



  • Responsible to the therapy supervisor and/or director of rehabilitation services
  • Regular contact with physicians, therapists, nurses and patients



As an integral part of our community, Franklin Medical Center’s mission is to provide the highest quality health care and customer satisfaction to all those we serve. We are committed to delivering compassionate, capable, and personalized treatment to our patients and their families, always keeping in mind that our responsibility is to the health needs of the people.



  1. Provides skilled physical therapy treatment plans in accordance with physician orders and by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results of patients.
  2. Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing home exercise programs, instructing patients, recommending and/or providing assistive equipment, recommending follow-up programs.
  3. Promptly and thoroughly document and maintain clinical and administrative records regarding patient limitations/interventions, treatments, responses and progress to administered therapy, as well as discharge summaries.
  4. Maintain patient confidentiality with records and treatment sessions.
  5. Completes daily notes and charges in an accurate and timely manner.
  6. Supervises and directs physical therapy assistants in patient care and related activities.
  7. Complies with all federal and state codes and regulations.
  8. Maintains a professional appearance and personal conduct at all times.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.







  • Graduate from an Accredited Physical Therapy Program
  • Licensure: Current/Unrestricted Louisiana State Physical Therapy License
  • Certification: CPR Certification for Health Care Providers


Work Experience:

  • Desired, but not required


            Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong customer/patient skills
  • Thorough knowledge of physical therapy principles and practices
  • Knowledge of electronic health records
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and be an effective time manager and multi-tasker


Physical Requirements:

This job requires frequent lifting and carrying items up to 25 pounds unassisted, including assisting patients when required. It also requires frequent bending, reaching, repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting, as well as some heavy lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular work shift. This job may require exposure to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a hospital environment.



Has exposure to blood borne pathogens


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