Physical Therapist

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At Bethesda, more than 1,200 employees dedicate their careers to improving the lives of others.

As a team member at Bethesda, you'll enjoy great benefits such as: 403b, daily pay, bonuses, career advancement opportunities, and holiday pay.

Medical, dental, vision, prescription, and life insurance available for regular status full and part time employees.


***New - Up to $6,000 Sign on Bonus available for Full Time Physical Therapists!

Field position, providing care to patients in the community in their homes.

New grads welcome to apply, we will train!!!

Summary

The Physical Therapist delivers Physical Therapy services to patients to provide goal-directed activities for the improvement of function. The Physical Therapist assists in coordinating programs designed to assist patient in obtaining the highest level of function possible. Therapist will evaluate, plan & implement the Treatment program. Obtains relevant information from initial evaluation needed to establish goals leading to improved function. Evaluates the effectiveness of interventions and progresses patients to achieve goals. Provides caretaker education necessary for carryover of therapy intervention. Establishes discharge criteria for patients and anticipates discharge needs. Therapist will carry out administrative duties. Department/patient documentation completed within designated timeframe. Delegates to/supervises aides appropriately. Progresses students toward achievement of facility and curriculum objectives. Assists with orientation of new department staff, students, or facility employees requiring mobility training. Possesses skills for communicating effectively with staff, patients and families. Demonstrates an awareness of patient issues that need further medical attention and communicates with nurses and physician. Seeks supervision as needed. May be assigned other duties as appropriate.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master of Science degree from an accredited Physical Therapy curriculum
  • Current State License
  • CPR certified, or willing to obtain within six months of employment
  • One to two years of experience with geriatrics preferred
  • Qualified new graduates will be considered
  • Must have the ability to communicate well personally and professionally and possess responsibility, initiative and honesty
  • Demonstrates strong desire to work with the elderly and rehabilitation populations
  • Requires extensive mobility, transferring patients, moving equipment, lifting, reaching and moving around obstacles
  • Fine motor coordination and visual/perceptual skills needed for selecting and implementing treatment tasks

Category: Physical Therapy