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Physical Therapist PRN (Acute)
Henrico Doctors Hospital Retreat | Richmond, Virginia
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Job Description

Come join us at Retreat Doctors' Hospital and become part of the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) family! Founded in 1877, Retreat Doctors' Hospital, Richmond's oldest hospital, has remained committed to providing compassionate, patient-centered care for over 140 years. As a 226-bed acute care hospital located in Richmond's Historic Fan District, we are proud to bring state-of-the-art technology and compassionate care to our neighbors and the surrounding community.

Do want to join a team of dedicated professionals, all of whom deliver award-winning care? Retreat Doctors' Hospital is looking for a dynamic Physical Therapist with experience in fast-paced acute-care setting. We see all types of patients in our hospital and pride ourselves on providing that "personal touch" to every single patient.

Are you a Licensed Physical Therapist with at least one year of experience interested in working at one of Richmond's preeminent facilities? Are you a patient centric professional who embodies HCA's mission to commit to the care and improvement of human life? If you are proactive, goal-oriented team player with the ability to work independently this PRN Physical Therapist position is perfect for you!

The responsibilities of the PRN Physical Therapist include, but are not limited to:

* Evaluates, assesses and sets up a comprehensive physical therapy treatment plan for each new patient according to his or her age. Assumes responsibilities for assigning appropriate other personnel to duties to carry out the treatment plan in order to reach short term and long term goals. To ensure proper documentation of all treatments carried out.
* Supervises and reassesses patient treatment plans and documents progress in a timely fashion as determined by department policies. Reports progress to appropriate personnel and physicians.
* Participates in discharge planning with related health professionals such as Social Services, M.D.'s, and other Rehab personnel. Provides recommendations based on observed evaluation and progress of patients to ensure safe and appropriate discharges.
* Instructs patients in proper use of adaptive equipment such as wheelchairs and crutches and ensures that all persons involved understand instructions.
* Provides and educates patients in appropriate exercise programs and coping skills. Adapts conventional Physical Therapy techniques to meet the age appropriate need of each patient along with other specific needs based on his/her mental, physical, and emotional status.
* Provides education to related health professionals and/or the public concerning physical therapy techniques, body mechanics, and assistive techniques.
* Supervise and train physical therapy students as requested.
* Appropriately assign and supervise specific treatment procedures to physical therapy assistants or aides.
* Perform and ensure that department infection control, preventive maintenance, safety precaution, hazardous waste precautions, fire precautions, disaster policy, and other procedural policies are understood and carried out at the appropriate times.
* Attend meetings and assists with Quality Assurance, new employee/volunteer orientation, billing, ordering, and statistical studies as requested by supervisor.

We value you and your future. HCA is proud to offer great leadership, a nurturing environment, many opportunities for growth and development, competitive pay and great benefits including multiple health insurance plan options, tuition reimbursement, and many more programs to cover a wide variety of today's life and family needs. In addition to your salary and health insurance benefits, HCA provides a matching 401k as well as an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP). Members of HCA receive consumer discounts on cell phones, hotels, rental cars, and many others. Interviews are being set immediately, you are encouraged to apply today!

About HCA:

HCA is one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, HCA is made up of locally managed facilities that include 178 hospitals and 119 freestanding surgery centers located in 20 U.S. states and in the United Kingdom. HCA is ranked number 63 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently recognized for being one of the "Worlds Most Admired Companies" and "World's Most Ethical companies"

EDUCATION: Graduate of an APTA accredited school of physical

AHA Healthcare Provider CPR

LICENSURE: Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Virginia

EXPERIENCE: Previous experience in an acute care facility preferred

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