Physical Therapist – Outpatient Rehab Administration – Kissimmee, FL
Outpatient Rehab Administration seeks to hire a Physical Therapist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Established in 1908, Florida Hospital is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The 2,286-bed acute-care medical facility, comprised of eight hospitals, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the country for the past 10 years. It serves as a community hospital for Greater Orlando and as a major tertiary referral hospital for Central Florida and much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and Latin America.
Florida Hospital Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation at the School District of Osceola County offers physical therapy in a primary care/urgent care setting for adolescent and adult patients for a variety of orthopedic diagnoses ranging from pre- and post-surgical to minor sprains and strains. This delivery care model will allow SDOC employees and family members to receive quick and easy access to physical therapy services, to maximize clinical outcomes.
Full Time: Monday – Friday, hours vary 7am – 7pm. Some travel to cover other Outpatient Facilities is required.
*Sign-on bonus up to $5,000, may also include Relocation up to $1,500 (subject to availability). See Terms below.
Provides direct and indirect services to specific age groups in the acute care, inpatient and/or outpatient rehabilitation settings. Utilizes process improvement in achieving the goals of the Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine Department. Adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies, and accrediting bodies. May supervise other Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, technical aides, volunteers and interns. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:
- Entry-level professional competency of Physical Therapy practices, theory, principles and applications as defined in competencies departmental policy.
- CPR Certificate
- Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy and five or more years of work experience in physical therapy, OR Masters or Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy
- Basic computer skills to include Outlook, Microsoft Office and Windows. (preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
- Licensed in the State of Florida as a Physical Therapist, OR Temporary State of Florida permit as Physical Therapist*
- Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program
- *Those employees working on a temporary permit can only practice under the direct supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist supervising no more than one ‘permittee’ at any given time. The supervising physical therapist must be licensed for a minimum of six months before the supervision period begins and must cosign all patient records.
- Performs evaluations and re-evaluations according to standards and recommended techniques. Establishes, implements and adapts an individualized treatment plan of care (including appropriate goal setting, treatment activities and frequency). Discharges patients when maximum benefit has been achieved and/or according to standards of practice and payer guidelines.
- Documents accurately, completely, timely, and legibly. Uses measurable and objective terminology according to standards of practice, follows insurance and department/hospital guidelines.
- Charges patient accurately, completely, timely, and legibly according to guidelines of the CPT code format, price file, follows insurance and department/hospital guidelines.
- Identifies the need for patient/caregiver education and utilizes each opportunity for teaching on a planned or spontaneous basis. Documents education and understanding, as appropriate.
- Participates in practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department. Follows clinical practice guidelines (APTA) by impairment when appropriate.
- Practice principles of professional development by maintaining clinical competencies, using best and/or evidence based practices, and serving as a clinical instructor.
- Meets at least 90% of the productivity standard.
- Willingly adjusts and adapts to changes in patient census by altering working hours to assist in other centers/programs as needed/approved and observed by manager.
- Practices principles of employee and patient safety when performing daily job activities via observation.
- Complies with FH Compliance Plan, rules and regulations of all local, state, and federal agencies, and with the standards of all accrediting bodies and payers as evident through documentation reviews, tracers and rounds results.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Physical Therapist opportunity with Inpatient Rehab Administration and apply online today: http://www.floridahospitalcareers.com/job/7015658/early-access-physical-therapist-outpatient-rehab-administration-kissimmee-kissimmee-fl/
Hiring Incentive Details:
- Must live outside 50 mile radius from 601 East Rollins Dr., Orlando, FL
- Rehires that are less than 12 months from separation date are NOT eligible
- Full Time 18 month employment contract with hiring unit required (Candidates that leave Florida Hospital prior to completion of the contract owe back the full amount received. Transfers to other departments will forfeit any unpaid amounts.)
- Internal candidates going from PD/On-Call to Full Time will receive $2,500.