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Physical Therapist

Company: Mount Vernon Healthcare Center
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: September 9, 2023

Job Description:

Physical TherapistMount Vernon Healthcare Center, a member of the CommuniCare Family of Companies has a full time position available for a Physical Therapist. Our therapists are members of the CommuniCare family, and this is not a contract position. This is a professional position with the primary responsibility of patient evaluation and direct patient care.PURPOSE/BELIEF STATEMENT:The Staff Physical Therapist assumes full-time responsibilities in an assigned facility. In addition to the primary responsibilities of patient evaluation and direct patient care, additional duties of an administrative nature may be assigned by facility administrator or Rehabilitation director.Job duties/Responsibilities:Evaluate, screen, and treat facility patients/residents who need Physical Therapy services.Review medical chart and screen prior to completing evaluation to determine patients need for services and ability to benefit from skilled services.Perform patient's/resident's evaluation under physician order and develop a treatment plan in accordance with patient's needs.Implement treatment plan through direct treatment, as well aseducation of treatment staff including therapists and other members of team involved in treatment plan.Provide necessary supervision for therapy assistants.Maintain professional growth and development by participating in continuing education programs and other approved learning experiences.Maintain confidentiality of all medical record, facility, and rehab related information.Maintain accurate billing information in accordance with facility procedures daily.Attend/Lead interdisciplinary meetings as appropriate to relay clinical findings and make recommendations to other members of rehab team.Attend and participate in family meeting when appropriate.Comply with documentation requirements of rehab department and facility.Conduct staff/family training and education when appropriate by formal and informal in-services, as well as consultations.Review and adhere to the policies and procedures outlined by the facility and CommuniCare Rehab, Inc.As a CommuniCare employee you will enjoy competitive wages and PTO plans. We offer you a menu of benefit options from life and disability plans to medical, dental and vision coverage, from quality benefit carriers. We also offer 401(k) with employer match and Flexible Spending Accounts.Requirements:Must have a Bachelor's, Master's, and/or Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from an Accredited Program.Must hold a current state license.Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.Must demonstrate competency in therapy treatment and evaluation principles, techniques, and materials and equipment utilization.Must demonstrate knowledge of state and federal accreditation.About UsA family-owned company, we have grown to become one of the nation's largest providers of post-acute care, which includes skilled nursing rehabilitation centers, long-term care centers, assisted living communities, independent rehabilitation centers, and long-term acute care hospitals (LTACH). Since 1984, we have provided superior, comprehensive management services for the development and management of adult living communities. We have a single job description at CommuniCare, "to reach out with our hearts and touch the hearts of others." Through this effort we create "Caring Communities" where staff, residents, clients, and family members care for and about one another.COVID Vaccines are available for CommuniCare employees. In conjunction with our pharmacy partners , we are currently offering free COVID vaccines to employees! You can protect yourself, your family, and your community from COVID by getting vaccinated at no charge.

Keywords: Mount Vernon Healthcare Center, Alexandria , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Alexandria, Virginia

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