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Physical Therapist PRN

Mount Vernon Hospital 616716 Part Time 2501 Parkers Lane, Alexandria, VA, 22306, US
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Job Description

Inpatient Rehabilitation Program seeking an Physical Therapist PRN to provide care to a diverse adult population.   Specialties in stroke and brain injury as well as spinal cord injury, cardiopulmonary debility, post-operative orthopedic care, oncology, multi-trauma, etc.  Inova offers highly competitive PRN rates

Our clinic is unique in that we offer a Clinical Specialist Mentor Program >15 years of experience for OT/PT/SLP!  This program offer dedicated 1:1 co-treatments, hands-on skills labs, mentorship meetings, and career/education coaching!

The ideal PRN candidates will have at least one year of experience with the neurological population in an inpatient setting.  New graduates will be considered with a strong clinical rotation in IP rehab setting.

Inova is invested in evidenced based practices and the use of equipment and technology to support our patients’ advancement towards their functional goals including, but not limited to: XCite multi-channel FES, Bioness FMES, Bioness Integrated Technology System (BITS), Driving simulator, ReoGo Robotic Arm, Mobile Arm Support systems, Zero-G suspended gait trainor, NeuroCom Balance System, etc.

Job Responsibilities
 
  • Documents evaluation results clearly and completely while including all essential elements according to department policy.
  • Completes daily progress notes that reflect patients' responses to treatment, actual performance and an assessment as to status, relevant to treatment plans, eventual discharge needs and treatment summaries, if needed.
  • Completes discharge notes that include a summary of the course of treatment, progress toward goals, discharge needs, recommendations for follow-up and patient and/or family education.
  • Documents clearly, concisely and legibly within established timeframes (e.g. allows other therapists to continue treatment, allows for interpretation by payers, supports reimbursements, etc.).
  • Documents evidence of patient and family/caregiver education.
  • Contacts families, physicians or other healthcare team members in anticipation of special needs of patients and/or families in a timely manner to facilitate effective treatment plans.
  • Provides educational materials and methods appropriate to patients' levels of understanding and motivation.
  • Includes families/caregivers in education and training when appropriate.



Requirements:

 

 Experience:  

  • New graduate physical therapist eligible. One year of experience in  acute care preferred.

Education:

  • Bachelor's of Science, Physical Therapy.

Certification:

  • BLS certified through the American Heart Association.

Licensure:

  • Virginia License required upon start.