Be a Child's Champion
Physical Therapist (Staff Relief, Days)-Palmetto BayPALMETTO BAY PHYSICAL THERAPY Florida-Miami-Palmetto Bay Miami, Florida Requisition ID 22036
Responsible for the evaluation, re-evaluation, development, and implementation of a plan of care in accordance with the departmental policies and procedures and preferred practice patterns.
Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy
CPR BLS -American Heart Association - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
Florida Professional Physical Therapist license - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
Level II Finger printing background and Good Moral Character Affidavit must be initiated within 15 days of hire date and finalized within 90 days of hire date
- Maintains and documents productivity standards set by the Rehabilitative Services Director.
- Records daily patient documentation, statistics, and charges according to departmental standards.
- Develops a Plan of Care outlining area of deficit, target activity, context, assistance needed, functional, realistic, and measurable goal(s), and/or status ongoing goal(s).
- Recommends and provides treatment based upon medical, clinical, functional, and observational findings.
- Follows TRAAC. Initiates, documents, & prepares the patient/family for discharge at the time of the evaluation based on maximum potential and/or when benefit of therapy is reached.
- Continually documents active &supportive education with the patient, parents, and others concerned, regarding progress, problems, home programs, & other issues related to the therapeutic process.
- Maintains ongoing continuing education to maintain professional licensure and clinical excellence.
- Supervises Assistants, Rehabilitation Aides, and others (i.e., interns/students) according to experience.
- Masters or Doctoral degree preferred
- APTA and FAPTA memberships highly recommended
- Pediatric Internship highly preferred.
- 2 years minimum of pediatric experience preferred.
- Ability to appropriately interact with patients, parents/guardians and other health care professionals in all work related situations.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
- Analytical ability.
- At least 2 years of experience necessary to treat infants (0-15 months) independently as determined by meeting departmental clinical competencies established for physical therapy.
- Able to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, families and co-workers.
- Ability to problem solve to formulate a plan of care and evaluate the patient's response to care.
- Ability to interpret, adapt and react calmly under stressful conditions.
- Serve as clinical instructor for students assigned by CCCE after 2 years of clinical experience.
- Committed to clinical excellence through on-boarding mentoring programs, clinical ladder promotion opportunities, and bonus initiatives that support professional practice and recognizes excellence for advanced performance, evidence –based practices, patient-family centered care, leadership and education.
- Opportunities for research, publications, and presentation at national conferences.
- Annual subscription to CEUs.
- Work alongside high skilled multidisciplinary team many with board specialist certifications.
Job : Rehab/Therapy
Primary Location : Florida-Miami-Palmetto Bay
Department : PALMETTO BAY PHYSICAL THERAPY-2100-510728
Joining a new organization can be daunting or overwhelming. But at Nicklaus, your colleagues make you feel welcomed. They taught me to celebrate our accomplishments and band together during challenging times. This is not easy to find in healthcare these days, so I’m grateful to have found an amazing place to work with people and leadership who have my well-being in mind.Lova Renee Brunson Manager Accreditation & Regulatory
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