Physical Therapist (FT)

Employer
ENCOMPASS HEALTH
Location
Fredericksburg, VA
Posted
Feb 15, 2018
Closes
Feb 16, 2018
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg Now Hiring Physical Therapist (FT) If you enjoy helping patients regain hope and independence, come join our team! The HealthSouth Difference At HealthSouth, comprehensive rehabilitation is planned and administered by a highly specialized and integrated team including physicians, nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, case managers and many others. Physical Therapist are a valuable resource and bring an important perspective to this interdisciplinary approach. HealthSouth's Physical Therapists help the patients regain control of their lives and their independence. The Perks Only the best will do Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans 401(k) College savings plan Employee assistance program Pre-paid legal plan Tuition Assistance and tuition savings at regionally accredited colleges / universities and much more! The Patients Eighty percent of patients discharged directly home Our teams get to know patients over 10 to 14 days on average, providing care for conditions such as: Stroke Spinal cord injury Brain injury Neurological disorders Joint replacement Amputation Multiple trauma The Physical Therapist provides physical therapy treatment and patient care according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines. In addition, the position: - Requires effective communication skills for working with patients, families, caregivers, and departmental and interdepartmental relationships. - Requires competency in physical therapy evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment. - Requires task delegation and supervision of physical therapist assistants and technicians. - Maintains open and on-going communication with hospital departments to ensure patient, staff, and hospital needs are met. The Physical Therapist creates an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment. We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients. We utilize our clinical outcomes to assess and improve our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes. You will use standard and advanced therapy technologies- depending on hospital location, some equipment used such as Auto Ambulators, Bioness, Interactive Metronome, Hand Mentor, SmartStep, Anodyne, Wii and CAPs may be available. Helping you become a better therapist is critical to our success - You will be paired with mentors; attend in-house as well as external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; a great way to learn beyond your own discipline. Job Code: 100011 License or Certification: - Must be in possession of current state license or certification on or before the first day of employment. - CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital policy. Education, Training and Experience: - Successful completion of a degree from an accredited Master's degree program or accredited Bachelor's Degree program plus sufficient experience in the field. Physical Requirements: - Good visual acuity and ability to communicate. - Ability to lift, lower, push, pull and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements. Address: 300 Park Hill Drive, Fredericksburg 22401 Shift: Day Job Job ID: 1811747

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