Physical Therapist - Acute Care

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Job Summary

At Carilion your skills and talents lead to improving the health of the communities that we serve, and you can be confident that your contribution will enable us to work in unison to serve the community, to do what's right for our patients with an unwavering quest for exceptional quality and service as we put our hearts into everything we do for our patients every day. Together we will continue to foster creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

The Physical Therapist confirms and interprets physician referrals, performs patient assessments and plans and implements individualized treatment programs taking into account the patient’s developmental and/or chronological age and medical diagnoses in accordance with the regulations governing the principles and practice of Physical Therapy.

Specific job responsibilities:

Provides patient care based upon physician referral and age-appropriate assessment taking into consideration the patient’s developmental/chronological age and medical diagnoses when planning/implementing treatment programs designed to achieve goals set in conjunction with the patient and/or family member.

  • Coordinates patient care and clinical activities through written and/or verbal communication with patients, families, therapists, Clinical Team Leaders, managers, physicians and other members of the health care team.
  • Documents in the patient’s medical record, and completes other patient care-related forms in compliance with regulatory agencies and department/hospital policies and procedures.
  • Supervises PTAs and collaborates with other therapy staff, support staff, volunteers and students to achieve efficient clinical activity and quality patient care.
  • Participates in other patient care and departmental/professional activities as requested/assigned  including but not limited to presenting/attending in-services, performance improvement, program development/evaluation, new employee orientation, committee membership, peer review and attending staff meetings.

 

 

Helping patients regain their strength and return to their daily routines calls for a touch of inspiration, professional expertise, and the tools to build a personalized rehabilitation plan. You’ll find them all at Carilion Clinic, a community-based healthcare network that includes seven hospitals, multi-specialty physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions.

 

Based in Roanoke, Virginia, we invite you to play an important role as we inspire optimal health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Join our Joint Commission-accredited, award-winning organization, and learn how collaborating with a regional leader cited for clinical and workplace excellence can improve the quality of your career experience with extensive training, advancement potential, and state-of-the-art technology.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of approved school of Physical Therapy. Bachelor's degree as Physical Therapist and 5 years of experience, OR Master's or Doctorate degree required.

 

Experience: Experience in acute care is preferred but not required. 

 

Licensure/Certification: Licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia by the Virginia Board of Physical Therapy.

 

Other: Effective interpersonal, communication, customer service and teamwork skills required. BLS-certified (from a Carilion approved program) within six months of employment.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

 

 


Requisition Number: 27269 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: M-F 9:45a-5:30p, Weekend/holiday rotation required
Recruiter: ROBERT J WAY 
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4070 
Recruiter Email: rjway@carilionclinic.org


This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

Job Segment: Neurology, Rehabilitation, Orthopedic, Medical, Physical Therapy, Healthcare

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