Physical Therapist

**To be considered for this position please complete the formal application.

Department:
Rehab

Schedule/Status:

Varies; Full-time

Standard Hours/Week:

40

General Description:
The Physical Therapist reports to Director of Rehabilitation Services and is responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. The Physical Therapist coordinates, delegates and supervises responsibilities assigned to supportive staff (PTA, etc.). and participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Provides input to Director in formulating budget, assists in evaluating department performance versus budget controls and assists in taking appropriate action to remain in budget guidelines. The position shall exemplify the desired Culture of Choice® and philosophies of Parrish Healthcare.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Evaluates a patient's condition and devise an individualized physical rehabilitation and treatment plan to enhance strength, flexibility, range of motion, motor control, and reduce pain, discomfort and swelling the patient is experiencing.
  • Performs an appropriate assessment on all patients as related to the therapy requested and provided per policy. This includes neonate, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric patients and the general patient population.
  • Observes and evaluates effect and response of implemented treatment, recommends change to physician as needed.
  • Assesses patient pain interfering with optimal level of function or participation in rehabilitation; makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
  • Administers treatments and physical agents as prescribed by a referring physician to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability.
  • Formulates a plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, including family in educating as appropriate.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned.
  • Knows fire, disaster and safety procedures and regulations as it pertains to the work area

Requirements:

Formal Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a certificate in Physical Therapy or certificate from approved school of Physical Therapy

Work Experience:
  • 3 years to < 5 years

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
  • Current Florida Physical Therapy Licensure,
  • Current American Heart Association BCLS certification


Parrish Healthcare is a caring community of healthcare professionals passionate about excellence and fulfilling our mission of providing Healing Experiences For Everyone All The Time®.

Parrish Healthcare has a Culture of Choice®. This means a we have a healing work environment that empowers people to aspire to be their very best. We partner passionate, talented and skilled people in the right role with the right resources. We provide a clear and strategic direction to achieve superior results on behalf of the communities we serve.