PRN Physical Therapist - Home Health Rehab Services - Adams county

Gettysburg, PA | Rehabilitation Services | Tracking Code: DVNAPTADA0718

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General Summary:

Under general supervision, provides physical therapy services at an entry to intermediate skills level to individual patients according to the principles and practices of physical therapy and works collaboratively with interdisciplinary treatment team.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
1 Evaluates patient using diagnostic and prognostic muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability tests.
2 Plans individualized physical therapy program for each patient including exercises, therapeutic modalities and procedures.
3 Directs and supervises patient in active, active assisted, passive exercises, muscle re-education, and functional training using appropriate equipment as needed.
4 Provides instructions in therapeutic procedures to be continued by the patient.
5 Coordinates physical therapy activities in collaboration with the other members of the interdisciplinary team to facilitate achievement of goals established.
6 Conducts or participates in training medical and nursing personnel in physical therapy techniques and objectives.
7 Utilizes safe patient handling techniques for all patient transfers, lifts and positioning.
8 Provides supervision of PTAs and Rehab Aides as required by PA practice act.

Department Description:

WellSpan VNA Home Care’s staff of nurses, aides, therapists and other caregivers works with physicians to provide the services necessary to treat patients in the comfort of their own home.

WellSpan Rehabilitation therapists who work in home health have a diverse caseload, including orthopedic, neurologic, geriatric, lymphedema, chronic pain and postsurgical patients. As part of the team, you will help provide stimulating and challenging care to patients in the home environment.

Our team takes a multidisciplinary approach to patient care, which requires you to work closely and coordinate care with other therapy disciplines and nursing. Caregivers within our integrated health system work hard to provide open communication and smooth handoffs among various levels of care.

 

Required Skills

Physical Therapist license

Valid driver's license in good standing

Required Experience

2-3 years general PT experience


at least 1 year home health experience preferred


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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