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Type:
Full-time
Location:
Danville, PA 17821 US
Role:
PT
Travel:
None
Degree:
BS
Company:
Encompass Health
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Physical Therapist - Acute Care - Geisinger Medica

Geisinger Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital

This position is an Acute Care position located at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania.

Be the seamless connection between your compassion and expertise and compelling, positive patient outcomes with national rehabilitation leader Encompass Health. Passionate about making a difference in the lives of others on an every-day basis, we foster a culture of compassion and collaboration and offer exceptional career resources, including opportunities for skill-building, training, education, and development. As the nationwide rehabilitation leader, we operate rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation hospitals, and provide home health and hospice services in 36 states and Puerto Rico. Join us in this promising role at one of our state-of-the-art facilities.

 The Difference

Comprehensive rehabilitation is planned and administered by a highly specialized and integrated team including physicians, nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, case managers and others and are a valuable resource and bring an important perspective to this interdisciplinary approach. We help the patients regain control of their lives and their independence, treating complex medical issues and redefining how care is provided.

The Perks

Only the best will do

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
  • 401(k)
  • College savings plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Pre-paid legal plan
  • and much more!

The Power

 

Advanced tools to support patient progress

  • Advanced technologies
  • Evidence-based practice guidelines
  • Clinical outcomes to assess and improve treatment interventions
  • National outcomes database
  • Trained mentors
  • Internal and external education
  • Professional treatment teams
  • Multiple trauma

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.
The Physical Therapist provides physical therapy treatment and patient care according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines. In addition, the position:
- Requires effective communication skills for working with patients, families, caregivers, and departmental and interdepartmental relationships.
- Requires competency in physical therapy evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment.
- Requires task delegation and supervision of physical therapist assistants and technicians.
- Maintains open and on-going communication with hospital departments to ensure patient, staff, and hospital needs are met. The Physical Therapist creates an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment.
 
License or Certification:
- Must be in possession of current state license or certification on or before the first day of employment.
- CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital policy.
Education, Training and Experience:
- Successful completion of a degree from an accredited Master's degree program or accredited Bachelor's Degree program plus sufficient experience in the field.
Physical Requirements:
- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
- Ability to lift, lower, push, pull and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients.  Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.



Address: 64 Rehab Lane, Danville 17821
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1914559

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physical therapy 2019-05-14T03:53:45-04:00 2019-06-28T00:00:00-04:00 PTJobs.com 2057058 New Graduate You must hold a BS degree Not Applicable

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