Covenant Health

Job Title
Morristown-Hamblen Health System
Department Name



Physical Therapist, Weekends

PRN/OCC, Hours and shifts vary

This is a weekend only position.


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.  Modifies treatment plans in accordance with patient progress.


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


  • Clinical practice – including evaluation and treatment of patients
    1. Performs patient evaluations (initial, progress, and discharge evaluations), establishes treatment plans, makes recommendations, and sets goals in accordance with patient needs and evidence-based practice.
    2. Meets established targets for passive/active treatment ratios.
    3. Involves patient and family in treatment, education, and goal setting. Coordinates with other medical personnel regarding patient’s progress, needs and discharge planning.
    4. Demonstrates knowledge and competency including providing for age-specific needs of the population served.
  • Serves as a resource person for support staff and other health system staff.
  1. Assists with training, orientation, and supervision of support staff.
  2. Assumes responsibility for the educational development of assigned students.
  • Maintains and updates patient documentation in accordance with professional, departmental, organizational, and payer guidelines and timeframes. Maintains established targets for compliance with chart audits.
  • Meets established target for
    1. Quality/outcome measures
    2. Service/patient satisfaction measures
    3. Financial/productivity measures
    4. Growth/patients-per-day measures
  • 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.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.


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:         



Licensure Requirement:      

Current Tennessee Physical Therapy License. CPR required. BLS preferred.


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