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Type:
Full-time
Location:
Bakersfield, CA 93309 US
Role:
PT
Travel:
None
Degree:
MPT
Setting:
Sub Acute/Rehab Hospital
Company:
Encompass Health
Contact:
Sarah Thomas, Regional Recruiter
Phone:
205-572-7114
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Physical Therapist

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Bakersfield, operates in teams with a PT, OT, SLP and nurse by physician. We are committed to the clinical growth of our clinicians. Our therapists are allocated approximately one thousand dollars of clinical education per year. Every therapist at our facility is offered advanced training in the treatment of patients with CVA's, Spinal Cord Injuries, Brain Injuries or Orthopedics. 60% of our patients are from the CMS 13 Categories, the remaining patients are pulmonary, ortho, cardiac and general deconditioned patients.

We offer our patients the latest technology such as the Auto Ambulator. Our friendly therapists have a wide range of experience and are teamwork oriented. The majority of our population is adult/geriatric with a variety of neurological and orthopedic diagnoses.

Why Choose HealthSouth? At our hospital, the core of our strength is our dedicated rehabilitation professionals. Our work environment is patient-centered, team approached, and committed to evidence-based practice for the best possible outcomes. As a clinician, you will be provided with cutting-edge equipment, technology, and other resources that will help you achieve better outcomes that give strength to our patients and greater ability to your career.

Success keeps us growing, which in turn keeps us seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic nurses, therapists, pharmacists, home health specialists and other professionals who share a vision for putting patients first.

Benefits To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, loan forgiveness program, pre-paid legal plan and much more.

Who will you treat? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our therapist can expect to spend an average of 2-4 weeks with our patients treating a wide clinical caseload such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.

We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients. We utilize our clinical outcomes to asses 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.

Rehab Technology You will use standard and advanced therapy technologies- depending on hospital location, some equipment used such as Auto Ambulator.

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.

HealthSouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer

HealthSouth is becoming Encompass Health.

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physical therapy 2018-05-03T10:37:48-04:00 2018-06-02T00:00:00-04:00 PTJobs.com 1961735 New Graduate 1-3 years 3+ years You must hold a MPT degree Not Applicable

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