HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Physical Therapist PRN in St Petersburg, Florida

Palms of Pasadena Hospital opened more than forty years ago and has provided high-quality healthcare services for the people of St. Petersburg and the surrounding areas ever since. Over the years, the hospital has expanded to keep pace with community growth. Today the 307 bed hospital offers a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services along with specialty programs. Over 350 physicians, 700 employees and 200 volunteers share in the hospital’s dedication to advanced care, improved technologies and medical expertise. EOE Emergency Medicine 20-bed emergency department providing care for major emergencies and a fast track for less serious cases Women’s Health Advanced imaging and diagnostic capabilities including digital mammography and bone density testing Men’s Health Providing innovative treatments For urological Problems Diagnostic Imaging Advanced imaging technology including MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Digital Mammography, Multi-slice CT, Ultrasound and Bone Density Testing Acute Care Rehabilitation Unit 20-bed Inpatient Unit and outpatient rehabilitation services, including aquatic therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, hand rehabilitation, orthopedic/sports rehabilitation, physical therapy, pulmonary rehabilitation, speech language pathology, spine services Specialized Centers of Care:

  • BCIR - Continent Ostomy Center

  • Endoscopy and Digestive Disorders

  • Home Care

  • IV Infusion Therapy

  • Pain Management

  • Sleep Disorders

  • Bariatric Care Center for Weight Loss Surgery

  • Wound Management and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to:

BASIC FUNCTION: The Physical Therapist is a skilled member of the health care team and provides therapeutic services to patients through the use of initial assessments, therapeutic procedures and interventions in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the hospital and applicable law. Treats disabilities, injuries and disease through the use of therapeutic techniques according to prescriptions from a physician, performs testing and evaluation procedures on patients.

Reports to: Director of Rehabilitation Services

Supervises (if applicable): Therapy Assistants, Therapy Techs

Minimum Qualifications:
* Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy school.

  • Current State of Florida Physical Therapist license.

  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) through AHA (American Heart Association).

    Special Characteristics : Ability to work cooperatively with hospital staff; handle frequent interruptions; adapt to changes in workload and work schedule; establish priorities; communicate effectively (verbal and written); must maintain confidentiality of patient information; ability to meet the care needs of ages of customers.

    Operation of Equipment: Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound, Durable Medical Equipment, Hydro collator/Cold Pack Machine, CPM machine, Miscellaneous Exercise Equipment.

    Work Schedule: Staffing needs and operation demands may necessitate variations in starting and ending times as well as variations in the total hours that may be scheduled each day/week. Attends department meetings, completes mandatory in-services, and is subject to disciplinary action for excessive absenteeism.

Title: Physical Therapist PRN

Location: Florida-St Petersburg-Palms of Pasadena Hospital

Requisition ID: 26536-2269