Physical Therapist(PT), PRN, Varied Shifts, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care

Job Description

Physical Therapist (PT), Varied Shifts, Physical Therapy Department

UC Health is hiring a PRN Physical Therapist (PT) for the physical therapy department for the first shift at University of Cincinnati Medical Center. UC Health is looking for weekend and weekday availability. Must work 3 shifts every 2 months.

The Physical Therapist (PT) will support the Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care. They must evaluate, plan, and implement Physical Therapy treatment programs for referred patients in order to restore function, prevent disability, reduce pain, and return to his/her maximum function. Follow hospital department approved policies related to documentation, attendance, education, etc. Show respect and courtesy to all staff, patients, and visitors.

About Daniel Drake Center For Post-Acute Care

Serving the Greater Cincinnati region for more than 165 years, UC Health Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care is the region's premier provider of post-acute and transitional care services.

The Drake Center offers specialized care for people healing from complex illnesses and injuries and a complete range of inpatient and outpatient services, including medically complex care, skilled nursing, assisted living, wellness services and research.


Job Responsibilities:
  • Develops individualized treatment programs consistent with patients' diagnosis, status, and goals while establishing goals and plans of care that include realistic and measurable goals in relation to the patients goals, diagnosis, prognosis, learning ability of patient/caregiver, physical/mental status and anticipated lifestyle.
  • Implements the treatment plan in collaboration with the treatment team reassesses objective findings, including pain, per department policy while delivering care in a professional and customer oriented manner.
  • Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment, and involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment, and continuing care of the patient.
  • Identifies and responds appropriately to different patient needs resulting from behavioral health problems, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious/cultural norms.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking, accountability, flexibility, and a cooperative attitude in meeting the needs of the unit.


Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Degree in Physical Therapy; Doctorate degree preferred.
  • Ohio License Required

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at