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Full-time Physical Therapist

Company: Riverside Health System
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Williamsburg, Virginia

For over 100 years, at Riverside Health System, we have made it our mission to care for others as we would care for those we love.

Overview
A staff Physical Therapist is required to be flexible with daily scheduling and may be required to work various patient care settings. A staff Physical Therapist is supervised by the Rehab Services Management. Following appropriate practice, a therapist will perform evaluations, determine PT diagnoses, develop a plan of care, and perform physical therapy procedures to aid in restoring function, improving mobility, relieving pain, improving health, and preventing or limiting permanent physical disability. This position may also perform other assigned duties. A staff Physical Therapist must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age, goal, and diagnosis appropriate care. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development throughout the life span, be able to assess patients' needs and status by analyzing evaluated data, and be able to interpret information to identify age-specific needs and provide appropriate care accordingly per patient care setting. A Physical Therapist with specific certification in Dry Needling which meets requirements set forth by the VA Board of Physical Therapy, may perform Dry Needling treatments. This position must also be able to follow and adhere to the practices described in the Department Policy and Procedure Manual.

What you will do

  • Performs evaluations, determines PT diagnoses, and develops plan of care. Performs physical therapy procedures to aid in restoring function, improving mobility, relieving pain, improving health, and preventing or limiting permanent physical disability.
  • Evaluates and assesses the patient timely, based on principles outlined by practice guidelines, evidence based guidelines and regulatory standards (state & organizational policies, requirements of accrediting bodies, etc.).
  • Builds trusting collaborative relationships with a multi-disciplinary team to support patient care needs. Actively participates in multi-disciplinary team meetings.
  • Assists in training and support of all team members, volunteers and students.
  • Carries out treatment plan and modifies to maximize therapeutic benefit and meet discharge criteria and return to optimal level of care. Records patient's progress and modifies the plan of care.
  • Utilizes testing results and develops updated plan of care based on principles outlined in appropriate evidence based guidelines.
  • Educates patients and family members about the recovery process.
  • Uses exercises, stretching, equipment, and hands-on therapy to manage patients' pain.
    Qualifications

    Education
    • Masters Degree, Physical Therapy (Required)
      Experience
      • Recent relevant experience (Preferred)
        Licenses and Certifications
        • License Physical Therapy (PT) - State Department of Health Professions Upon Hire(Required)
        • CPR/BLS Certification - American Heart Association/American Red Cross/American Safety and Health Institute (AHA/ARC) (Required)
        • Driver's License (Required)

          As a Riverside Health System team member, our benefits have you covered:

          Health & Wellness:
          • Medical Plan Options
          • Vision and Dental plans (including orthodontic care)
          • Wellness & fitness center discounts
          • Onsite pharmacy and delivery options
          • Riverside Health System services discount
          • Flexible spending and savings accounts
          • Healthy lifestyle incentives

            Peace of Mind:
            • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
            • Short Term Disability
            • Whole Life Insurance
            • Critical Illness Insurance
            • Accident Insurance
            • Legal Insurance
            • Pet Insurance

              Financial Support:
              • CEUs (MedBridge Education)
              • 403(b) Savings Plan (Immediate Matching)
              • Specialty Certification Financial Assistance
              • Company Wide Bonus Program
              • Employee Help Fund

                Work-Life Balance:
                • Paid Time Off (full- and part-time team members)
                • Extended illness bank
                • Care.com membership
                • Employee Assistance Program
                • Adoption Assistance
                • Area retail discounts
                • Community involvement opportunities

Keywords: Riverside Health System, Newport News , Full-time Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Williamsburg, Virginia

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