Physical Therapist - New opening
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital - Bakersfield, CA

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Welcome to HealthSouth Bakersfield Rehabilitation Hospital

Our hospital is a 60-bed acute medical rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. We offer specialized programs for conditions related to strokes, spinal cord and brain injuries, amputations, neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and orthopedic surgeries, cardiac and pulmonary issues and many more.

At our hospital, the core of our strength is our dedicated rehabilitation professionals. Our work environment is a patient-centered, team approach, committed to evidence-based practice for the best possible outcomes. As a clinician, you will be provided with cutting-edge equipment, technology , and other resources that will help you achieve better outcomes that give strength to our patients and greater meaning to your career. - See more at: http://www.healthsouthbakersfield.com/en/careers/clinical-opportunities#sthash.S7zLBXcV.dpuf

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Why Choose HealthSouth?

The Physical Therapist creates an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment.

Benefits - To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more. For more information on available benefits and our Student Loan Program please contact our Regional Recruiter.

Who will you treat? HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospitals are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our therapist can expect to spend an average of 2-4 weeks with our patients treating a wide clinical caseload such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.

We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients. We utilize our clinical outcomes to asses and improve our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.

Rehab Technology - You will use standard and advanced therapy technologies- depending on hospital location, some equipment used such as Auto Ambulators, Bioness, Interactive Metronome, Hand Mentor, FES Bike, Anodyne, Wii and CAPs may be available.

Helping you become a better therapist is critical to our success - Our hospital has a strong focus on continuing your education as a therapist through mentorship, bringing courses to our hospital, assisting you with paying for courses offered elsewhere, and clinical career ladder. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; a great way to learn beyond your own discipline.

HealthSouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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