Physical Therapist/Exempt/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Physical Therapist/Exempt/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Physical Therapist

Department Name:

H6271:Rehab Services

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:


Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification:

PT Certification eligible

Physical Requirements:

This position requires regularly standing or walking with objects weighing up to 10 pounds; and lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to or over 50 pounds; intermittently sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds; working in confined spaces and/or at heights above four feet. Also involves some job-related travel (less than 10% of time); exposure to risk of injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; and exposure to hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, burns, cuts/punctures, blood-borne or airborne pathogens, recombinant DNA or viral vectors, and combative/violent people.


Days, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, with some weekends and holidays.

Job Summary:

The Physical Therapist will provide direct patient care and will assist the supervisor and senior leaders in program development while adhering to the policies and procedures of the University of Kentucky HealthCare Enterprise and in accordance with state and federal regulations. Additionally, this position will perform physical therapy evaluations and render physical therapy treatments following a physician’s order; treat patients with a variety of diagnoses; and perform appropriate documentation in the medical record.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and computer skills, and will be able to work well in a fast-paced environment.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

One to two years’ experience in hospital-based acute care preferred.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/7/2021
Application Due: 1/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time