In accordance with physicians orders, the Physical Therapist assesses, evaluates, plans, and carries out physical therapy programs to restore maximum reasonable function and to minimize disability following disease, injury, or genetically acquired disabilities. Position tasks and responsibilities include:
Plans and uses therapies involving physical exercise, massage, heat, water, light and electricity.
Utilizes various mechanical and electrical equipment and prosthetic and orthotic devices.
Evaluates, records and reports on patient's response to treatment and progress toward identified goals.
Integrates physical therapy treatments with other aspects of patient care.
Assists patients reach their maximal reasonably levels of function and to cope with their limitations.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Instructs and educates patients and families.
Participates in patient discharge planning.
Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Experience a higher degree of patient care at Largo Medical Center, part of the HCA West and Central Florida hospital system. Our 456-bed acute care hospital is located on two campuses-in mid-Pinellas County on the West Coast of Florida, providing medical care for the residents of Largo, and the nearby cities of Clearwater, Seminole, St. Petersburg and the Gulf Beach communities. We are the only area hospital with all private patient rooms.
We offer career growth, top technologies, and these Centers of Excellence:
Chest Pain Center with PCI *Advanced Primary Stroke Center * Heart & Vascular Institute * Spine & Neuro Center * Breast Center * Cancer Care
See how we care and you will experience a supportive environment, great people and a wide array of unique services. Make excellence your goal by joining our family of hospitals.
Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy.
B.S. or M.S. in Physical Therapy.
State of Florida licensure as a Physical Therapist.
Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider (American Heart Association).
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
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