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Physical Therapist PRN Wkend

Alexandria Hospital 624019 Part Time 4320 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA, 22304, US
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Job Description

Inova Alexandria offers both acute care and outpatient rehab services and is proud to be recognized as a Joint Commission Center of Excellence for Spine, Hip, & Knee Replacement , a Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center and accredited by AACVPR. 

Come join our fabulous team on a PRN basis. We offer mentorship and a wonderful culture to thrive in. 

As a Physical Therapist – Pro Re Nata (PRN) Weekend, you will select evaluation and treatment methods appropriate to the diagnosis, age group and physical/emotional status of patients while formulating appropriate treatment plans. To help achieve our mission, you will demonstrate essential skill competencies in the use of treatment modalities, equipment and protocols. 

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.



Requirements:

 Experience:  

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

Education:

  • Bachelor's of Physical Therapy. Masters Preferred 

Certification:

  • BLS certified through the American Heart Association.

Licensure:

  • Virginia License required upon start.