Physical Therapist PRN
Location:
Dulles , Virginia
Posted:
October 16, 2017
Reference:
26630-13826
At StoneSprings Hospital Center, our team member focus is simple putting patients first. We have embraced this philosophy by focusing on patient care practices and new technology, keeping patient safety a top priority. At StoneSprings Hospital we are looking for team members to treat our patients, with compassion and care, our approach is excellent service, every patient, every time.
StoneSprings Hospital Center is a 124 bed acute care medical and surgical hospital serves residents in Loudoun County, conveniently located on Route 50. As a vital member of the HCA Healthcare System, StoneSprings shares the strength of more than 163 hospitals across the United States and England, including Reston Hospital Center .
PURPOSE
In accordance with a physician's order, the Physical Therapist assesses, evaluates, plans, and carries out physical therapy programs to restore maximum reasonable function and to minimize disability following disease, injury, or genetically acquired disabilities. The Physical Therapist helps patients achieve their reasonable maximum level of function and to cope with their limitation(s).

QUALIFICATIONS
Education:
• Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy.
• Certificate, BS MS, or DPT in Physical Therapy required
Certification: BLS
Licensure: Current licensure as a Physical Therapist in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Experience: Proficient in basic ortho/neuro/medical evaluation and treatment skills. Must be receptive to patient
education processes and creative in planning, teaching and setting goals for patients and students
(as applicable). Must possess good oral and written communication skills and proficiency in
documentation.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 35 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 15 pounds of force constantly to move objects. May involve frequent to constant standing, walking, pushing, pulling and manual dexterity. Other positional tasks may include frequent kneeling, crouching, stooping. Near vision correctable; far vision correctable; both eyes required; depth perception; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted)

JOB FUNCTIONS

Administers clinical evaluations and plans appropriate treatment programs. 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.
Establishes, implements, and modifies treatment plans and participates in discharge planning.
Completes documentation in accordance with Rehabilitation Medicine policy and procedures.
Participates in discharge planning with related health professionals such as Social Services, M.D.'s, and other Rehabilitation 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 and ensures that all persons involved understand instructions.
Provides education to related health professionals and/or the public in regard to physical therapy techniques, body mechanics, and adaptive equipment.
Supervise and train physical therapy students as requested.
Appropriately assign and supervise specific treatment procedures to physical therapy assistants or aides.
Adheres to hospital-wide and department-specific policies and procedures
Assists with Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement, inventory control, orientation of new employees, billing procedures, monthly statistical computations and payroll as required by Director.
Performs other duties as assigned

About our employer:
HCA is a provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people.
HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. HCA puts patients first and works to constantly improve the care we give them by implementing measures that support our caregivers, help ensure patient safety and provide the highest possible quality.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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