HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Physical Therapist Full Time Days in Okeechobee, Florida

Physical Therapist – Days, Full-Time Raulerson Hospital Okeechobee, FL

Facility Description: For more than 34 years Raulerson Hospital has been providing our community quality healthcare with a personal touch. Raulerson is a 100-bed acute care hospital providing a full range of medical and surgical services for both inpatient and outpatient procedures. We are always looking for dedicated professionals to join our dynamic healthcare team and become a member of our family.

About the area… Okeechobee is a place that almost immediately feels like home. A unique, small community hospital with state of the art practices, in a down to earth community. Our spot in the Big Lake area of Central Florida affords world-class sports fishing, natural beauty, easygoing lifestyle and friendly people. Just a hop, skip and jump from many of Florida's cities and attractions, Okeechobee is an affordable place to live, a fun place to relax and a great place to thrive. / Raulerson Hospital is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for five consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!/

/Benefits:/ /We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance./

Job Description: In accordance with physician orders, the Physical Therapist assesses, evaluates, plans, and carries out physical therapy programs to restore maximum reasonable function and to minimize disability following disease, injury, or genetically acquired disabilities. Position tasks and responsibilities include: * Plans and uses therapies involving physical exercise, massage, heat, water, light and electricity.

  • Utilizes various mechanical and electrical equipment and prosthetic and orthotic devices.

  • Evaluates, records and reports on patient's response to treatment and progress toward identified goals.

  • Integrates physical therapy treatments with other aspects of patient care.

  • Assists patients reach their maximal reasonably levels of function and to cope with their limitations.

  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.

  • Instructs and educates patients and families.

  • Participates in patient discharge planning.

  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

  • Orients and mentors new staff members.

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Required Job Qualifications include: * Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy.

  • B.S. or M.S. in Physical Therapy.

  • FL state licensure as a Physical Therapist.

  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider.

  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

/Keywords: Physical Therapist, FT, Physical Therapy Department, Full-Time/

Title: Physical Therapist Full Time Days

Location: Florida-Okeechobee-Raulerson Hospital - Okeechobee

Requisition ID: 00119-1827