About Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital
Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital is a 114-bed, not-for-profit hospital located in Ahoskie, NC. The 15-bed ER serves approximately 21,000 patients per year from the local community and surrounding towns. This modern facility provides a wide range of health services to its 39,000 residents in the four-county area.
Ahoskie, NC is ideally located an hour from the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area and two hours from Raleigh, Richmond, Williamsburg, and the beautiful Outer Banks of NC. Ahoskie offers a moderate cost of living, a strong sense of community, and a temperate climate and location to support a variety of year round outdoor activities, such as boating, kayaking, hunting, fishing, hiking, and golf.
The Physical Therapist assess, plan, implement, and evaluate care which is age-appropriate for patients in his/her assigned unit or clinical settings.
The Physical Therapist provides safe, expedient, cost-effective therapeutic care.
Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age and diagnosis of the patient/client. Evaluate, treat and or direct treatment for patient whom physical therapy is clinically necessary.
Acquire and evaluate clinical data from studies, measurements, and monitoring, with consideration for the age and diagnosis of the patient, and reports to/consults with MD and/or Therapist as needed.
Provide/record all patient and family education based on learning assessment in patient medical record.
Provide ordered therapeutic interventions according to current standards of care.
Maintain ongoing documentation in which goals, progress and medical necessity are clearly stated.
Demonstrate effective computer skills for electronic charting, billing and order processing, completed timely in order to meet facility, physician and payer source deadline.
Adjusts work load to meet the demands of patient care including the alteration of scheduled work hours including weekends.
Graduate of a accredited school for License Physical Therapist.
Current licensure as a Physical Therapist by North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
Additional training/certification as deemed necessary to practice in a specialty area as dictated by the patient age or conditions.
Current BLS at time of hire and maintained during employment.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification