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Physical Therapist, Inpatient (Acute Care)

Company: Virginia Hospital Center
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
-Physical Therapist, Inpatient (Acute Care) -Full Time -Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? At VHC Health we work together to fulfill our mission, to be the best health system possible. As our hospital continues to rapidly expand, we are currently looking to add an Inpatient Physical Therapist to our Rehabilitation Department! -Put Your Skills to Work and Join the VHC Team! -VHC Health is a 453-bed nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering high quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 75 years. VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations), a designated Level II Trauma Center and a recognized Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We are proud to announce that the Leapfrog Group has awarded the hospital with an 'A' grade in Hospital Safety for the 19th year in a row, achieved an Outstanding Patient Experience Award--- for the 10th year in a row and VHC has ranked Number 2 in "Best Hospitals" in the Washington, DC metropolitan area by U.S. News and World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. At VHC we are always striving to provide continued excellence and growth for our employees as well as top notch care for our patients.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy required. Licensed as a Physical Therapist in the Commonwealth of Virginia.Current American Heart Association BLS CPR certification required.Master's Degree or Doctorate -in -Physical Therapy -is preferred. -One year experience preferred.

Responsibilities:
Assesses outcomes of interventions provided and adapts techniques as needed, based on a patient's cognition, culture, communication needs, learning style and/or physical responseSpecialty skills for PT include, but are not limited to, the following: Actively participates in care coordination rounds providing information on patient status and helping to facilitate coordinated interdisciplinary care.Takes on additional roles: scheduler, charge therapist, lead therapist; preferredLimits co-treating to allow patient to obtain more individualized sessionsProvides treatment with evaluation when appropriateAssigns appropriate frequencies to meet patient needs with attention to hospital resourcesProperly prioritizes caseload per department procedure when staffing is limitedMonitors patient status in cases of medical instability, transfer to another unit, or other changes in status. Communicates with the healthcare team to determine when patient can participate in therapy.Justifies need for skilled care with impairments listed, pre/post treatment measurements, detailed reassessments that demonstrate medical necessity with revisions to plan of care and/or goals when appropriateActively coordinates and facilitates specialty roundsImplements value based care criteria with guidance from the department and professional publications

Benefits:
Paid Major HolidaysGenerous Paid Time Off / VacationSick TimeHealth InsuranceDental InsuranceUndergraduate Student Loan RepaymentFlexible Spending Accounts (FSA)Health Savings Account (HSA)Health Fitness & Education Class DiscountsEmployee Wellness BenefitsHospital Discount for Employees and FamilyVHC Retirement ProgramTuition ReimbursementFree onsite parkingCommuter BenefitsCareer CoachingFamily Leave401(k) + Matchand much more!

Keywords: Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington , Physical Therapist, Inpatient (Acute Care), Healthcare , Arlington, Virginia

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