Physical Therapist/Outpatient – Rehabilitation – Ortho – East Orlando
Florida Hospital seeks to hire Physical Therapist/Outpatient 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 2,675-bed acute-care medical facility, comprised of nine hospitals, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the country for over 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 – East Orlando is located in the Medical Office Building on the Florida Hospital East Orlando campus. This rapidly growing facility offers physical, occupational and speech therapy and specializes in treating both adults and pediatric patients for orthopedic and sports medicine injuries as well as neurological diagnoses. Other specialty programs include lymphedema therapy, vestibular therapy, neuromuscular reeducation, certified hand therapy, massage therapy and a medical fitness program that is supervised by an exercise physiologist.
Monday – Friday; 8am-6:30 hours vary by day
The Physical Therapist – Outpatient FT provides direct and indirect services to specific age groups in the outpatient rehabilitation settings. Utilizes process improvement in achieving the goals of the Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine Department. Accepts the responsibility to practice autonomously and collaboratively in all practice environments to provide best practice to the patient/client. Autonomous practice is characterized by independent, self-determined, professional judgment and action. 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 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.
Entry-level professional competency of Physical Therapy practices, theory, principles and applications as defined in competencies departmental policy
Basic computer skills to include Outlook, Microsoft Office and Windows (Preferred)
Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy plus five or more years of work experience in physical therapy OR
Master’s 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*li>
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork.
Engages in promoting evidence based standards of care and lifelong learning through autonomous and collaborative participation in research, journal club/reviews, teaching/mentoring/CI, and/or clinical practice education within a peer group.
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.
Meets at least 90% of the productivity standard.
Actively supports scheduling so that each patient meets the plan of care as agreed upon by the patient and referring physician by adjusting and adapting their own schedule and/or working within the team in order to meet the patients’ needs. Willingly adjusts to changes in patient census by altering working hours to assist in other centers/programs as needed/approved and observed by manager or director.
Practices principles of employee and patient safety when performing daily job activities via observation.
Regularly participates in marketing to physicians/physician practices to build referral relationships with a minimum of 2 contacts per month. Supports consumer marketing and public awareness through participation in community events, educational lectures/speaking, and/or other extension of clinical expertise to the community as approved by manager or director.
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/Outpatient opportunity with Florida Hospital and apply online today.
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.