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Physical Therapist

Company: Akahi Services
Location: Sumter
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Outpatient opening in Sumter, South Carolina. This and other physical therapy jobs brought to you by


  • Degree: Master's degree in physical therapy or Baccalaureate degree in physical therapy for graduates prior to January 1, 2002.
  • Education: Graduate from a college or university approved by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
  • Experience: One year of experience within the last two years.
  • Licensure/Registration: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a physical therapist.


    • Plan and prepare written treatment programs based on an evaluation of the patient.
    • Administer manual exercises to improve and maintain function.
    • Instruct, motivate, and assist patients in performing various physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, daily-living activities, and in use of assistive and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses.
    • Administer soft tissue mobilization, applying knowledge of mobilization techniques and body physiology.
    • Administer traction to relieve pain, using traction equipment.
    • Record treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart and/or automated systems.
    • Coordinate treatment with physician and other staff members to obtain additional patient information, suggest revisions in treatment program and integrate physical therapy treatment with other aspects of the patient's health care. Contact referring physicians regarding patient care concerns, as required.
    • Perform prevention and wellness activities, education, screening, and promote positive health behaviors.

      AKAHI Associates is a premier provider of healthcare workers to various military treatment facilities across the United States. With a corporate office in Honolulu, Hawaii and recruiting office in San Antonio, Texas we specialize in providing skilled, trained and highly successful healthcare workers, including RNs, CRNAs, Physicians, LPN/LVN, Licensed Social Workers, and many more.
      We have a strong focus on providing our government customers with quality and superior service.
      Akahi Associates is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click the link below to view the EEO Is The Law poster.
      Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
      Only qualified individuals who are being considered will be contacted for an interview.

Keywords: Akahi Services, Columbia , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Sumter, South Carolina

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