Physical Therapy Jobs

Physical therapists empower and strengthen the patients they work with. They are a vital part of allowing someone the chance to gain their independence. We know the impact physical therapists make on individuals every day, and we are here to make that same impact for you!

What is a Physical Therapist (PT)?

Physical therapists are experts in identifying and treating patients with physical conditions to achieve long-term benefits. Their responsibilities include developing treatment plans for patients to assist them in achieving movement, reducing pain, functional restoration and disability prevention. Each patient receives an individual plan to achieve the physical goals set by their PT.

Physical Therapist (PT) Duties

Some of the responsibilities of a physical therapist include:

  • Helping restore some or all of a patient’s mobility
  • Creating treatment plans for patients based on their individual needs
  • Communicating with patients about their symptoms and physical conditions
  • Properly instructing patients to conduct exercises
  • Promoting healing and improvement
  • Keeping patient records
  • Tracking goals and progress of treatment plans

To become a physical therapist, you need a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from an accredited program and to pass the National Physical Therapy Exam. Other requirements may vary based on the state.

Physical Therapy (PT) Job Outlook & Salary

The demand for physical therapists is growing at a much faster rate than the average for all occupations. With the essential nature of this job, it’s no surprise that this is a thriving field. Physical therapists can make excellent salaries, but it can vary based on the facility, location and experience.

Physical Therapist Jobs Available Now

At Sunbelt, we offer our unwavering commitment to helping you find a balance between your personal and professional ambitions. We offer rewarding assignments that provide perks like excellent pay, insurance, matching 401(k) and more!

Working with Sunbelt allows you access to some of the best facilities that are hiring physical therapists. You can even request a location in advance and have a Sunbelt recruiter notify you when an opportunity in that location becomes available.

Search the Sunbelt physical therapy jobs below or fill out an online application today!

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