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Outpatient Physical Therapist - $38-67 per hour

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: July 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionInova Health System is seeking a Outpatient Physical Therapist for a job in Alexandria, Virginia.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Physical Therapist
  • Discipline: Therapy
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Shift: flexible
  • Employment Type: StaffCome join our team of patient focused outpatient rehabilitation professionals at our Alexandria Inova Physical Therapy Center located at 6355 Walker Lane, Alexandria as a full time Physical Therapist specializing in/interested in Orthopedic Therapy.This role will work full-time, Monday-Friday with two evenings until 8pm each week. Also, the ideal candidate will have some experience/interest in working with Orthopedic patients.The Physical Therapist 1 selects evaluations and treatment methods appropriate for the patient's diagnosis, age group, and physical/emotional status while formulating appropriate treatment plans. Demonstrates essential skill competencies in the use of treatment modalities, equipment, and protocols. Performs re-evaluations according to department guidelines while adjusting treatment plans accordingly. Adheres to department policies regarding the timeframe, form, and content of written evaluations, progress notes, and discharge summaries. Communicates effectively with patients, families, medical staff, care team members, students, supervisors, and outside contacts.

    Job Responsibilities:

    - Documents the results of evaluations clearly and completely by including all essential elements according to department policy.- Completes daily progress notes that reflect patients' responses to treatment, actual performance, and an assessment as to status relevant to the treatment plan in addition to eventual discharge needs and treatment summaries if needed.- Completes discharge notes that include a summary of the course of treatment, progress toward goals, discharge needs, recommendations for follow-up and patient and/or family education.- Documents clearly, concisely and legibly within established timeframes (e.g. allows other therapists to continue treatment, allows for interpretation by payers, supports reimbursements).- Documents evidence of patient and family/caregiver education.- Contacts families, physicians or other healthcare team members in anticipation of special needs of the patients or families in a timely manner to facilitate effective treatment plans.- Provides educational materials and methods appropriate to the patient's level of understanding and motivation and includes families/caregivers in education and training.- Demonstrates collaboration in communication with team members and is open to feedback and receptive to change.

    Requirements- While one year experience in a Physical Therapy setting is desired, we will accept entry level physical therapists.- Minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy- Masters Preferred- Virginia Physical Therapist license in good standing- Must also have BLS/CPR certification from the American Heart Association upon start.Inova Job ID #655343. Posted job title: physical therapist, outpatient, alexandria, orthopedic

Keywords: Inova Health System, Alexandria , Outpatient Physical Therapist - $38-67 per hour, Healthcare , Alexandria, Virginia

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