Full Time Physical Therapist
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This position is Sunday - Thursday, 8-4:30 with rotational holidays.
Job Title: Physical Therapist
This position is located at Lancaster General Hospital in Acute Care in Lancaster, PA.
Full-time, 1.0, 80 hours per two weeks working 8:00am-4:30 pm with rotational holidays
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SUMMARY: Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking a Physical Therapist for Acute Care located at Lancaster General Hospital. Applicants must be willing to work other sites per business need. The Physical Therapist practices the art of physical therapy in accordance with the physician's instructions and Code of Ethics of the profession.
1. Evaluates the patient's history and extracts precautions, contraindications, diagnoses, goals, potential and any pertinent information that would affect treatment.
2. Evaluates the patient with objective measurements.
3. Interprets evaluation findings and discusses them with the patient, family, significant others, and treatment team.
4. Develops treatment goals and plans which may include intervention/adaptation strategies within the realm of the physician's prescription and makes recommendations to the physician concerning the patient's treatment.
5. Supervises physical therapists' assistants or aides in the performance of treatment procedure.
6. Coordinates treatment plan with the patient, family, significant others, and treatment team through active participation in meetings and departmental conferences.
7. Implements treatment plans and supervises the patient's use of equipment and takes the necessary precautions in implementing the prescribed treatment.
8. Monitors and re-evaluates the patient's response to intervention and modifies treatment in agreement with the physician.
9. Maintains documentation in the patient's records of evaluation, treatment, assessment, and plan.
• Bachelor of Science degree, as well as PA licensure, issued by the State Board of Physical Therapy.
• Master of Science degree is preferred.
• CPR certification.
PREFERRED JOB‑RELATED EXPERIENCE:
- One (1) year of general physical therapy experience.
- Sports Medicine Experience
- This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.
- This position requires a Professional License/Certification.
Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.
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Posted on 01/03/2022