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Physical Therapist (PT)

Company: Ascension Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: Nashville
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

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Ascension Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital is a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital operated jointly between Ascension Saint Thomas and Lifepoint Health. -A career here is more than a job. It is an opportunity to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in Nashville, providing high-quality inpatient rehabilitation services designed to help patients with acute physical limitations as they progress toward independent living. You have specialized skills and our patients need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!
Our Benefits:

Access to a brand-new facility
Low therapist-to-patient ratios
State-of-the-art equipment
Superior quality patient outcomes
Supportive leadership and culture

What you will do in this role:

Assumes responsibility and accountability for the care of those patients being treated by Physical Therapist Assistants and Therapy techs. May be assigned to orient staff and students and assume the duties and responsibilities of the supervisor in the absence of that individual
Assesses patients' needs; identifies and initiates appropriate physical therapy interventions; works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional physical therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork
Observes and evaluates treatment affect, accomplishment of short and long term goals. Recommends change to physician, if needed
Performs an appropriate assessment on each patient and performs reassessments, as per policy. Performs accurate and timely QI scoring. The population is adult and geriatric patients requiring an adult medical rehabilitation program and services
Able to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function of participation in rehabilitation; makes appropriate interventions to reduce pain; makes appropriate physician contact for intervention
Formulates and updates patient specific plan of care for physical therapy
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications

Current licensure as a Physical Therapist in the state where the hospital is located
Inpatient rehab experience preferred
Current BLS/CPR Card

Ascension Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury.

Keywords: Ascension Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital, Nashville , Physical Therapist (PT), Healthcare , Nashville, Tennessee

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