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Physical Therapist

Demopolis, 66044 / 03 Mar 2023 Whitfield Regional Hospital FULL_TIME


Must possess the ability to perform the following:

  • Communicate effectively (verbally, in writing, and electronically) with THA staff, Medical Staff, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Must be able to relate positively and professionally to patients, families and outside agencies and work cooperatively with co-workers, setting standards and examples for staff and others to follow.
  • Maintain an active interest in professional organizations.
  • Must be of good moral character.
  • Willingness to work beyond normal working hours when necessary to perform duties effectively and efficiently, demonstrating commitment to organization and community.
  • Must be able to work independently and use good time management skills.


  • Must have completed a program of Physical Therapy education appropriate for preparation as a physical therapist which is approved by the American Physical Therapy Association’s Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.
  • Must hold and maintain a current and valid license by the State of Alabama Board of Physical Therapy as a licensed Physical Therapist.
  • Maintain CPR
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language in order to communicate effectively and tactfully with staff, vendors, and the general public.

Physical Requirements:

    • Perform all physical requirements of a full workday.
    • Cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position and set the proper example of such.
    • Must be in good general health and capable of maintaining regular attendance.
    • Must possess sight/hearing senses or use prosthetics allowing all requirements of position be met effectively with support personnel and agencies.
    • Must be capable of performing the Essential Job Functions of this position with or without accommodation and be able to pass a post-employment exam, if required.


      • Maintains the highest possible level of departmental cleanliness and safety.
      • Administers physical therapy per physicians’ orders:
      • Notes diagnoses of patient and takes all precautions observing indications and contraindications.
      • Prepares patient for treatment by proper dress and position
      • Applies agents such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation, hot packs, TENS, cold packs, ice massage, spinal manipulation, therapeutic exercise, gait training, therapeutic activity for balance and transfers, tolerance to activity, safety education and HEP.
      • Observe and evaluate treatment’s effectiveness; recommend changes to physician if indicated.
      • Communicates with patient throughout treatment and answer all questions
      • Check frequently on patient during treatment period to satisfy all patient needs.
      • Returns equipment and supplies to proper storage area.
      • Make phone calls to referring physicians for clarification or elaboration of treatment orders
      • Assess, distinguish, report, and act upon all patients’ physical care.
      • Assign patients to staff as needed
      • Maintain records pertinent to patient treatment:
      • Evaluate patient and establish treatment programs and goals.
      • Document daily treatment, outcome, treatment changes, and reassessments.
      • Documents discharge planning.
      • Supervise all work of staff members.
      • Care of the physical plant and machinery related to the PT department.
      • Maintains standards as established by the American Physical Therapy Association regarding treatment procedure and professional ethics.
      • Conducts himself/herself in a professional manner at all times.
      • Completes PT services in various settings as assigned by Director
      • Follows all Policies and Procedures as established within the department/hospital
      • Will be available for weekend coverage, as needed/assigned.

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