Physical Therapist Clinical Coordinator, Wilkes Medical Center

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Wake Forest Baptist Health
June 22, 2021
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Physical Therapist Clinical Coordinator, Wilkes Medical Center
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Major Duties

The Wilkes Rehab Therapy team is seeking a full-time Clinical Coordinator with excellent communication skills, flexibility, and desire for team building. Qualified applicants will provide support to both inpatient and outpatient areas and work with team members to provide evidence based practice and the highest quality of care.


Provides clinical leadership and supervision of the care of patients in the designated work area. Develops administers, and coordinates therapy services in order to ensure positive patient outcomes. Provides comprehensive therapeutic patient care for neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.


Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited physical therapy school with two years' experience as a staff therapist in a clinical setting required.  Master's or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy preferred.  One-year supervisory experience preferred.


Current licensure in the state of North Carolina and CPR certification in Basic Life Support, Level C required.

Wake Forest Baptist Health:

Wake Forest Baptist Health is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Wake Forest Baptist’s two main components are an integrated clinical system- anchored by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston Salem – that included Brenner Children’s Hospital, five community hospitals, and more than 350 primary and specialty care locations and more than 2,500 physicians; and Wake Forest School of Medicine, a recognized leader in experimental medical education and groundbreaking research that include Wake Forest Innovations, a commercialization enterprise focused on advancing health care through new medical technologies and biomedical discovery.


Generic Job Description

1   .Provides patient care assessment and treatment.
2.   Educates patients, significant others and other health care providers to assure continuity of the patient care plan.
3.   Coordinates clinical operations for staff schedules and patient care processes.
4.   Supervises therapy staff and students to develop their clinical skills and maintain the delivery of quality patient care.  Serves as a role model for profession and clinical resource for staff.
5.   Maintains accurate documentation.
6.   Manages and facilitates quality care and growth of clinical staff.
7.   Participates in process management to optimize quality and efficiency of patient care delivery.
8.   Monitors and guides area to insure compliance with all internal and external professional and regulatory agency standards.
9.   Promotes professional development and education of health care workers.  Participates as a representative on committees.
10. Provides appropriate patient care in accordance with age/developmental guidelines.

Ability to communicate effectively and on a professional level with physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals
Ability to communicate with patients of all age groups and significant others appropriate to their level of comprehension
Solid organizational skills allowing work to be completed efficiently and accurately
Active member in a professional organization
Networks within the profession, health care professionals, and others within the community

Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances
May make home visits
Subject to stressful conditions
Moderate noise environment
Clean, well-lit comfortable climate; however, occasional conditions with high moisture content
Frequent exposure to bloodborne pathogens and airborne pathogens
Possible exposure to infectious and contagious diseases
Exposure to unpleasant patient elements, body fluids
Subject to electro-mechanical hazards
Exposure to chemicals used in cleaning
Occasionally handles emergency or crises situations
Required personal protective equipment:  eye protection, face protection, gown, mask, lab coat, sterile and non-sterile gloves, shoe covers

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35% 65% 100% N/A Activity
X Standing
X Walking
X Sitting
X Bending
X Reaching with arms
X Finger and hand dexterity
X Talking
X Hearing
X Seeing
Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:
X 20 lbs. maximum
X 50 lbs. maximum
X 100 lbs. maximum

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina  27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-6464.  Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of  Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.

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