Penn State Health Physical Therapist (PT/PRN)- Physical Therapy - Acute Care in Reading, Pennsylvania
St Joseph Regional
Work Type: PRN
PHYSICAL THERAPIST - SJ
Penn State Health St. Joseph is seeking an exceptional Physical Therapist to join our team in an acute care setting.
As a Physical Therapist with Penn State Health St. Joseph, your primary focus is on providing the best possible experiences for our patients while promoting successful outcomes.
The Physical Therapist plans and administers medically prescribed or referred physical therapy age specific treatment programs for patients (from infant through geriatric populations) to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability following disease, injury, surgery or loss of body part.
Critical to understanding patient progress, the physical therapist must document patient care, educate and inform patient and referring physician on outlined plan of care and discharge as guided by patient progress and managed care directives.
As patient advocate, our Physical Therapist communicates frequently and openly with the patient on the necessary care plan that will help him/her achieve their goals and works collaboratively with referring physicians to facilitate successful outcomes. Penn State Health St. Joseph offers a positive culture, strong benefits package beginning immediately, and a community-focused environment where care of our patients is top priority!
Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy, or - Graduate of an accredited program in Physical Therapy.
State Physical Therapist license required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification preferred.
If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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Position Physical Therapist (PT/PRN)- Physical Therapy - Acute CareLocation US:PA:ReadingReq ID 2806