Conducts and documents the evaluation and treatment of functional impairment in accordance with standards of the profession as delineated in the state practice act, regulatory agencies, and accrediting agencies and Guide to Practice.
Accurately and effectively communicates with patients, other team members, and appropriate authorized parties including, but not limited to, case managers and physicians.
Supervises and utilizes assistants and rehab techs in accordance with established licensure and professional guidelines.
Performs all duties in a competent and safe manner.
Presents self professionally in both a physical and behavioral manner.
Staff may be required to rotate to treatment areas, other than their primary designation, as requested by their department leader. This could include an ACHA regulated area (SNF, HH, Peds) that requires Level 2 Background Screening.
All rehab members of the Comprehensive Stroke Certification Team are required to meet the following standards: 1) Minimum (2) years of clinical experience with special interest in treating the stroke patient; 2)(8) CEUs per year must be directly related to the treatment of the stroke patient.
Education: Bachelors Degree in Physical Therapy
Experience: No previous job experience required, ICU experience preferred
License: Florida State Licensure
Other: Effective analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills, strong customer service skills
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable.
Lee Health is the leading provider of health care in Southwest Florida and has served the citizens of Lee County and surrounding communities since 1916. Lee Health consists of four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals and comprehensive health care services in facilities and office locations throughout Southwest Florida. With more than 1 million patient contacts each year, Lee Health is th...e fourth largest public health system in the United States and one of the largest in Florida. Lee Health is a progressive, financially sound health care provider with over 11,800 employees, 1,300 community physicians and 4,500 volunteers and auxilians.