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Physical Therapist Assistant, Outpatient

Company: Virginia Hospital Center
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Overview -Physical Therapist Assistant - Outpatient Rehabilitation -We are looking to add a dynamic -Physical Therapist -Assistant to our 25-person team! At VHC Health, the Outpatient Rehabilitation clinicians work on specialty teams so they can delve into diagnosis and treatment. Teams include orthopedic, spine, balance, vestibular, pelvic health, lymphedema, oncology, cardiac and chronic pain. The therapists also treat oncology and cardiac diagnosis patients, as well. Our department values continual learning and evidence based practice. Specialty rounds are consistently scheduled for therapists to meet for article reviews, to collaborate, discuss interesting cases, provide support, learn further techniques as a group and stay up-to-date with todays advancements. Another factor that adds to the teams success is that we have a solid onboarding process, which includes a new hire mentorship program. -The VHC Outpatient Rehabilitation Team focuses on manual techniques with minimal modality use and provides quality one-to-one care. To make sure we are able to provide the most for patients, the Rehabilitation Department has access to excellent equipment including real time ultrasound, biofeedback stimulation combo for neuromuscular retraining, restricted blood flow therapy system, Real Eyes Goggles system for vestibular evaluation and treatment. -VHC is excited to announce the new construction of an Outpatient Pavilion to be completed in May of 2023! The Outpatient Rehabilitation team will be moving to this new, state of the art building, which will include a brand new aquatic program. There are incredible opportunities for career growth including climbing the clinical ladder and potential promotions to lead therapist or regional manager. In addition, VHC is currently in the process of opening several off-site physical therapy locations in neighboring communities. This will create an opportunity for therapists to work closer to home and help extend our healthcare reach to those in need. -As VHC Health is a stand-alone hospital, there are tangible opportunities to effect change. Come join a supportive culture, with flexible schedules, excellent work life balance, and exceptional team members, to make a noticeable difference in your community! -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

  • Associate's Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant required.
  • Licensed in Virginia as a Physical Therapist Assistant required.
  • American Heart Association BLS Certification required.
  • One year of Physical Therapy experience preferred. -Responsibilities
    • Consistently implements and documents an individualized plan of care, developed by the physical therapist, according to department guidelines and seeks consultation to identify appropriate interventions.
    • Provides patient/family education based on learning needs assessment and according to education guidelines, age/developmental level and cultural background.
    • Therapist Assistant demonstrates sound clinical judgement with the following patient populations: Neurological, Orthopedic, Cardiopulmonary, Medical, Oncology and Osteoporosis.
    • Participates in discharge planning activities/rounds.
    • Communicates to MD significant decrease in patient's functional or cognitive level and corresponding impact on plan of care.
    • Demonstrates flexibility in working in different areas as staffing and patient load dictates.Benefits
      • Paid Major Holidays
      • Generous Paid Time Off / Vacation
      • Sick Time
      • Health Insurance
      • Dental Insurance
      • Undergraduate Student Loan Repayment
      • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
      • Health Savings Account (HSA)
      • Health Fitness & Education Class Discounts
      • Employee Wellness Benefits
      • Hospital Discount for Employees and Family
      • VHC Retirement Program
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Free onsite parking
      • Commuter Benefits
      • Career Coaching
      • Family Leave
      • 401(k) + Match
      • and much more!

Keywords: Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington , Physical Therapist Assistant, Outpatient, Healthcare , Arlington, Virginia

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