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Physical Therapist, Home Health, Gainesville

Company: Brooks Rehabilitation
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

For 50 years, Brooks Rehabilitation , headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., has been a comprehensive source for physical rehabilitation services. As a nonprofit organization, Brooks operates one of the nation's largest inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in the U.S. with 160 beds, one of the region's largest home healthcare agencies, 40 outpatient therapy clinics, a Center for Inpatient Rehabilitation in partnership with Halifax Health in Daytona Beach, the Brooks Rehabilitation Medical Group, two skilled nursing facilities, assisted living and memory care. Brooks will treat more than 60,000 patients through its system of care each year. In addition, Brooks operates the Clinical Research Center, which specializes in research for stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury and more to advance the science of rehabilitation. Brooks also provides many low or no cost community programs and services such as the Brooks Clubhouse, Brooks Aphasia Center and Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation to improve the quality of life for people living with physical disabilities. Brooks Rehabilitation proudly employs over 2,500 clinicians and staff across the state of Florida. We are looking for exceptional people to join our culture of caring and bring our mission to life.
Physical Therapist under the general supervision of the Clinical Team Manager (CTM) will participate in the evaluation, planning, recording, and implementation of patient care programs designed to maintain, improve, or restore physical function and to assist patients in reaching their maximum performance level. Physical Therapists may also supervise Physical Therapist Assistants, Therapy Aides, and or Interns, thus also having Supervisor job responsibilities. This position is a field position with an assigned geographical territory categorized as OSHA Category. Possible exposure to infectious diseases and possibility of physical injury or straining, and exposure to extreme weather.
*Responsibilities: *

* Assessment and Plan of Care and or Treatment
* Reviews patient history and interprets physician referral.
* Evaluates patient's status and physical therapy problems and abilities using both objective and subjective techniques, according to department policy and procedures.
* Develops and adjusts on an ongoing basis a treatment program based on patient/family needs, goals, strengths, age, abilities, and preferences. Consults with physicians, other rehabilitation team members, patient and family to design a coordinated treatment plan.
* Performs patient treatment using appropriate physical therapy interventions.
* Fabricates and modifies adaptive equipment and positioning devices and orthotics.
* Re-evaluates patient's status, and any environmental factors, to modify/terminate the treatment program as appropriate.
* Maintains active and supportive communication with patients and others concerned regarding progress, problems, home programs, and other issues related to the therapeutic process.
* Prepares patient for discharge, through instruction of patient and family (caregivers) and written home programs as necessary. Recommends additional treatment as needed.
* Manages schedule to meet departmental productivity expectations using sound clinical and professional reasoning.
* Attends all staff meetings, program meetings, and in-services.
* Completes documentation of evaluations, progress/visit notes, case conference updates, discharge recommendations, family/patient education, and all other forms in accordance with department policy and procedures.
* Maintains accurate, comprehensive, and professional written documentation.
* The above statements intend to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job. This is not an extensive or exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required to personnel so classified.
*Qualifications: *

* Education, experience, training, etc.
* Licensed in the state of Florida.
* Hands-on BLS Card.
* Maintains confidentiality of all patient information.
* Adheres to policies and procedures specific to patient rights.
* Maintains a clean and safe environment; identifies and reports hazards. Assures patients, guest, clients, and residents safety.
* Meets all requirements for mandatory in-services.
* Adheres to policies/procedures specific to universal precautions when delivering patient care.
* Adheres to policies regarding attendance, conduct, grooming, and dress code.
* Exhibits excellent service to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers.
* Shows courtesy, compassion and respect for all customers.
* Promotes the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
* Complies with professional, regulatory, ethical, and legal standards.
*Location: * 4615 NW 53rd Ave Suite C, Gainesville, FL 3265

Thriving in a culture that you can be proud of, you will also receive many employee benefits such as the following:

* Competitive Pay
* Comprehensive Benefits package
* Vacation/Paid Time Off
* Retirement Plan
* Employee Discounts
* Clinical Education and Professional Development Programs

Job Type: Full-time%40827833%

Keywords: Brooks Rehabilitation, Gainesville , Physical Therapist, Home Health, Gainesville, Healthcare , Gainesville, Florida

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