York, PA | Rehabilitation Services | Tracking Code: 76938

Physical Therapist - WellSpan Surgery and Rehab Hospital

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Kelly Bush
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Job Description:

Under general supervision, provides physical therapy services at an intermediate to advanced skills level to individual patients according to the principles and practices of physical therapy and works collaboratively with interdisciplinary treatment team.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  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.
  9. Participates in mentoring of fellow staff and students as defined by clinical ladder.
  10. Performs additional administrative duties as assigned, including, but not limited to, orientation, competency training, participation in peer/performance reviews and in-services.
  11. Assists leadership team in program development and performance improvement.
 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited program in physical therapy
  • Licensed Physical Therapist; BLS certification
  • 2 – 5 years experience required 

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WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 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.

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