Physical Therapist (PT)
Louisville, KY 
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UofL Health, Frazier Rehabilitation Hospital - Brownsboro

A new 40-bed, 55,000-square-foot, two-story inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with Lifepoint Health and UofL Health is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the Louisville area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!

Benefits:

* Various shift availabilities

* Tuition assistance/reimbursement

* Low nurse-to-patient ratios

* Expansive benefit package for eligible employees

* Professional development and advancement opportunities

* Targeted approach to career development

* Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities

* Superior quality patient outcomes

* Supportive leadership and culture

What you will do in this role:

  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for the care of those patients being treated by Physical Therapist Assistants and Therapy techs. May be assigned to orient staff and students and assume the duties and responsibilities of the supervisor in the absence of that individual
  • Assesses patients' needs; identifies and initiates appropriate physical therapy interventions; works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional physical therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork
  • Observes and evaluates treatment affect, accomplishment of short and long term goals. Recommends change to physician, if needed
  • Performs an appropriate assessment on each patient and performs reassessments, as per policy. Performs accurate and timely QI scoring. The population is adult and geriatric patients requiring an adult medical rehabilitation program and services
  • Able to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function of participation in rehabilitation; makes appropriate interventions to reduce pain; makes appropriate physician contact for intervention
  • Formulates and updates patient specific plan of care for physical therapy
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Current licensure as a Physical Therapist in the state where the hospital is located
  • Inpatient rehab experience preferred
  • Current BLS/CPR Card

UofL Health - Frazier Rehabilitation Hospital - Brownsboro strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury.

Recruiter - Brooke Browder
Primary Location: KY-Louisville
Organization: 6812 - CHC PR & MSA U of L Rehab

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Drug Free Workplace

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
Open
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