Covenant Health

Job Title
Sr Physical Therapist
Morristown-Hamblen Health System
Department Name



Sr. Physical Therapist


Full time, 80 hours per pay period, Day Shift


Morristown Hamblen Overview:

Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System has 167 licensed beds and 23 emergency suites. The hospital offers outstanding ancillary services including Laboratory, Radiology and Therapy services. At our Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, women can have their annual mammograms, biopsies, and can meet with a nurse navigator if needed. The Women’s Center offers six newly remodeled labor and delivery suites and has a secure nursery for the care of our newborns. It serves an eight-county region in the Lakeway Area and is equipped with modern technologies and expert staff to provide the best possible patient care. Learn more about our amazing facility at


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


  • All job responsibilities of staff position.
  • Independent clinical practice - evaluation and treatment of patients.
  • Participate in orientation checklists and peer evaluations for competency assessment.
  • Gives 10 hours education/mentorship time per year. This includes:
    • Peer counseling
    • Mentorship
    • Community lectures/volunteer
    • Orientation of new staff to area of specialty
    • In-services
    • Resource notebook in area of specialty
  • Selects at least one student per year, if students available.
  • Participates in development and implementation of new and current program policies and procedures.
  • Participates in development, implementation and evaluation of standards of care and standards of practice. This includes:
    • Clinical Pathway development
    • New policy development
    • Clinical outcomes analysis and communication to team
    • QI/QA
  • Assists with continuing education courses to be hosted by Covenant Health.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


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:         

Two (2) years’ experience with at least one (1) year experience in the specialty area Acute care experience preferred.


Licensure Requirement:      

Valid Tennessee PT license. CPR required. BLS preferred.


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