Physical Therapist - Acute care/Hospital
Brandon Regional Hospital - Brandon 62 reviews - Brandon, FL

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Brandon Regional Hospital is committed to providing our patients and their families with compassionate care. For more than 30 years our busy, 407-bed acute care facility has been dedicated to quality and devoted to our community. We have been named a Top 100 Hospital in America five times, and our Intensive Care Unit has been named a Top 100 ICU.

Families trust us to meet their needs, knowing that they have access to these Centers of Excellence:

Chest Pain Center * Heart & Vascular Institute * Spine Care Center * Advanced Primary Stroke Center * Cancer Care * Women's & Children's Center

Join our friendly community hospital with its close-knit staff of caring professionals located just south of Tampa and discover how we care. Make excellence your goal by joining our family of hospitals. EOE

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.


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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