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Elliot Health System - Physical Therapist - Inpatient - Full Time

Company: Elliot Health
Location: Manchester
Posted on: July 7, 2024

Job Description:

Come work at the best place to give and receive care!---Job Description: -Rehabilitation Services - InpatientElliot Rehabilitation Services inpatient department is a large multidiscipline department consisting of physical, occupational, and speech therapists that treat patients across the lifespan in a collaborative model with nursing, case management, providers, and other ancillary services. Elliot Hospital is a Level 2 trauma center, a DNV Orthopedic Center of Excellence, and has a Level 3 NICU all of which the rehab department supports with highly trained staff and quality, evidenced based interventions. We support all units of the hospital including ICU, CICU, Pediatrics, Medical Surgical and the ED. The Elliot encourages early mobility, return of function and work with patient centered goals towards optimal discharge outcomes.About the JobThe role of the physical therapist within Elliot Health System is focused on the delivery of rehabilitative services. The physical therapist evaluates, plans and implements specific treatment programs for patients according to the principles and practices of the specific discipline and setting (acute care or outpatient).What You'll Do

  • Prepares for patient evaluation by conducting medical record review identifying areas of focus, contraindications and precautions. Ensures orders for therapy are active and appropriate.
  • Evaluates the skilled therapy needs of the referred patient and develops a written prioritized plan of care, including short- and long-term rehabilitation goals developed in collaboration with the patient and/or other members of the health care team.
  • Updates treatment plan re-evaluates patient and communicates with referrer and other clinicians involved in the patient's care.
  • Establish and implements discharge plan and instructs patient, family member(s), and other essential personnel in effective performance of home exercise programming or other strategies to maximize function. These may include but aren't limited to; instruction in the use of home medical equipment, adaptive devices or customized equipment (splints, orthoses, ACC devices, etc.).
  • Provides clinical supervision of therapy assistant(s), rehabilitation assistants, and/or other essential personnel in the implementation and revision of the rehabilitation plan of care.
  • Supports EHS Rehabilitation Services commitment to clinical development by participating in the department's clinical affiliation program. After practicing successfully for a period of 1 full year, the occupational therapist is expected to act as a clinical instructor, taking on a student as assigned every 18-24 months.
  • Participates in EHS Rehabilitation ongoing clinical development programming, with the delivery of an educational presentation once per year on a topic of their choice. Participation may include but is not limited to; in services (network or clinic), journal club, community outreach, or other educational opportunities.Education and Experience Needs
    • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program with corresponding Entry Level Degree required. Licensed as a Physical Therapist by the state of New Hampshire Physical Therapy Governing Board required. CPR certification required or able to complete within first 90 days.
    • Previous experience in clinical setting preferred, but not required. Recent graduates eligible. -What Elliot Health System Has to Offer
      • Health, dental, prescription, and vision coverage for full-time & part-time employees
      • Short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage
      • Competitive pay
      • Continuing Education Reimbursement Programs
      • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
      • Multiple onsite gym locations with FREE access for employees (plus yoga, personal training and more)For - benefits click here!#AKRWork Shift: -40 hours a week, Primarily Monday-Friday with rotating weekends and holidays. Potential to work five 8 hours shifts or four 10-hour shifts.SolutionHealth is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Elliot Health, Manchester , Elliot Health System - Physical Therapist - Inpatient - Full Time, Healthcare , Manchester, New Hampshire

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