Covenant Health

Job Title
Physical Therapist
Morristown-Hamblen Health System
Department Name



Physical Therapist


PRN/OCC; Varied Shifts

This position will require weekday and weekend hours.


Position Summary:

Under general supervision, plans, evaluates and implements treatment programs for physical therapy patients. Additional job responsibilities may include: program development, clinical coordination of students, scheduling of supportive staff and coordinating continuing education requirements.


Recruiter: Sandra Simmons || || 865-374-5368


  • Performs patient evaluations (initial, progress, and discharge evaluations), makes recommendations, and sets goals in accordance with patient needs. Performs screenings as applicable to determine the need for additional evaluation and treatment.
  • Plans and administers treatment programs, including education and specialized treatments.
  • Involves patient and family in treatment, education and goal setting.
  • Prepares, maintains and updates patient documentation in accordance with professional, departmental and Health System guidelines.
  • Coordinates with other medical and allied health personnel regarding patient’s progress, needs and discharge planning.
  • Gives 5 hours education/mentorship time per year. This includes :
  • Peer counseling
  • Students
  • Community lectures/volunteer
  • Orientation of new staff
  • In-services
  • Assists with on-the-job training, orientation and supervision of support staff.
  • Assumes responsibility for the educational development of assigned students.
  • Provides on-site and offsite consultations to physicians, schools and other agencies/professionals as requested or required.


Minimum Education:           None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.


Minimum Experience:          One (1) year experience preferred


Licensure Requirement:       Must have and maintain Tennessee Physical Therapy licensure. CPR required.



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