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  • Physical Therapist (PT) - Per Diem

    Job ID
    76386
    Location
    US-FL-Miami
    Experience (Years)
    1
    Category
    Therapy - Physical Therapy
    Street Address
    2525 SW 75th Avenue
    Company
    West Gables Rehabilitation Hospital
    Position Type
    Per Diem
  • Overview

    West Gables Rehabilitation Hospital

    Miami, FL

     

    Physical Therapist - Per Diem

     

     

    At West Gables Rehabilitation Hospital our services have been designed for patients who need a longer rehabilitation hospitalization for their recovery. We are currently seeking a Physical Therapist to join our team.

     

     

    Overview of Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals

     

    Select Medical’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:

    • Brain Injury
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Stroke
    • Amputation
    • Neurological Disorders
    • Orthopedic Conditions
    • Multiple Traumas

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary

     

    Evaluates all assigned patients and develops, implements and modifies treatment plan in accordance with the patient’s need and physician direction.  Responsible for delegation and direction of all discipline specific therapy services for those assigned patients.  Ensures design of functional treatment programs allowing for effective return to community activities.  Serves as an educator of patients, families, students, coworkers and self.  Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the patient, development of discipline specific therapy services and design of program delivery.

    Qualifications

    Specific Duties

    • Evaluates assigned patients and establishes appropriate treatment goals and treatment programs. 
    • Provides ongoing evaluation of patient’s status and goals, modifying treatment program for timely progression. 
    • Develops comprehensive goals for patient treatment to maximize patient outcomes and return to community activities. 
    • Coordinates treatment program in conjunction with other clinical/therapeutic services, as well as available community resources. Attends appropriate clinical meetings to facilitate coordination. 
    • Provides for patient education to include development of comprehensive and progressive home programs with instruction to patient, family and other caregivers as appropriate to facilitate a safe and effective discharge. 
    • Prepares for patient discharge inclusive of ordering of necessary equipment and recommendations for therapeutic services ensuring the continuum of care. 
    • Evaluates patient in actual or simulated home, school, work or community environments as necessary to facilitate return to community activities, making recommendations for necessary adaptations or training. 
    • Identifies and manages various levels of care necessary to insure care plan delivery. Delegates and supervises the utilization of PTAs, as well as supportive personnel to maximize patient outcomes and insure effective utilization of services. 

    Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)

     

    1. Current state licensure or eligibility for state licensure as a Physical Therapist required.
    2. Certified BLS or completion in first 90 days of employment required.
    3. Home Care Requirements: One or more years of clinical experience and valid state Driver’s License.

    Additional Data

    ** This is a Per Diem opportunity.**