Resurgens Orthopaedics

  • Physical Therapist

    Job Location US-GA-Atlanta
    Job ID
  • Overview

    The PT partners with Resurgens’ physicians to provide comprehensive care to our patients.  The PT creates and implements a plan for returning patients to optimal physical health by evaluating patient needs and performing specific physical therapy procedures as they relate to the recovery of musculoskeletal injuries and disorders.



    • Performs PT evaluation and creates treatment plans in accordance with instructions and consent of referring physician;
    • Performs written re-evaluations in preparation for patients return for follow-up Physician appointments, or at a minimum documents progress every six (6) therapy sessions.
    • Provides services that help improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients;
    • Supervises the services of physical therapist assistants (PTA’s) to ensure compliance with the treatment plan;
    • Supervises the technicians or aides to ensure their patient involvement is within their scope of practice;
    • Meets or communicates regularly with a variety of healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and case managers to ensure successful patient treatment outcomes;
    • Documents evaluative findings, treatments administered, the assessment of patient response to treatment and treatment plan, and other relevant information;
    • Provides excellent customer service engaging in the use of clear, comprehensive, and frequent communication with customers;
    • Educates patients in the prevention of injuries, conditioning, and rehabilitation of injuries;
    • Other duties as assigned.



    • Prepares report for disability and other forms for physician provider;
    • Inventories and orders medical supplies, as directed by Rehab Manager.





    Education and Experience

    • Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate degree from an accredited university physical therapy program;
    • Georgia State License granted by the Georgia Board of Physical Therapy required;
    • Current Basic Life Support (CPR, BLS) certificates required;
    • Specialty certifications are welcome; orthopedics preferred;
    • Two years experience treating patients in an orthopedic setting preferred.


    Skills and Abilities

    • Extensive knowledge related to the physical therapy care and treatment of orthopaedic injuries and illnesses
    • Knowledge of how to create and carry out treatment plans as prescribed by referring physicians;
    • Knowledge of documentation of care and other patient information for EMR;
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in all written and verbal communications;
    • Demonstrated skills in developing successful cross- discipline relationships with physicians, OTs, and ATCs.
    • Strong organizational skills with demonstrated attention to detail;
    • Demonstrated conflict management skills;
    • Ability to interact effectively with patients and their families or caregivers;
    • Ability to travel between multiple site locations (if applicable);
    • Valid Georgia driver’s license and driving history meeting Resurgens’ requirements(if applicable);



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