Physical Therapist

Location
Chesapeake, VA
Posted
Jun 06, 2018
Closes
Jun 29, 2018
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Life Care-Nursing Center in Chesapeake VA is currently
recruiting for a Physical Therapist.
Department/Position Overview:
We are looking for a compassionate, forward-thinking Physical Therapist who excels at assessing patients' strengths and weaknesses and devising creative but effective treatment plans. We operate a high-energy, positive-thinking environment and we offer our patients gentle encouragement to achieve their goals. If you love motivating people and helping ease their pain and meet their goals, we are interested in talking with you.

About Sentara Life Care: At Sentara Life Care, you have the opportunity to see how an interdisciplinary team functions to support the best care outcomes by working with physicians, social workers, dieticians, speech language pathologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, and more to deliver a holistic approach to an individual's care. Our employees grow professionally on a daily basis by being exposed to many types of medical scenarios through our diverse population in Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing and the PACE Program. Come join our Sentara Life Care team today and be a part of our mission to improve healthcare every day!

Sentara Benefits:

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!

Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve functional mobility, relieve pain, and improve or correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or injury. Provides age appropriate education for clients and caregivers. Supervise and assume responsibility for care provided by identified team members.

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - PHYSICAL THERAPY

Experience
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Basic Life Support, Physical Therapist

Preferred: Direct Access Cert

Skills
Required: Active Listening, Critical Thinking, Learning Strategies, Mgmt of Staff Resources, Monitoring, Service Orientation, Social Perceptiveness, Technology/Computer, Time Management

Preferred: Communication, Leadership, Speaking, Writing

Other
Master's or Doctorate Level Degree preferred. For Hampton Roads Outpatient facilities only - Must obtain Direct Access certification within one year of hire for those with a BS or MS degree

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