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Physical Therapist Clinical Resident - OP Rehab - Grasslands

Company: Lakeland Regional Health
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:


Position Information


Work Type: Contractor
Exempt: Yes

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
Work Hours per Biweekly Pay Period:

Shift Time:
Location: Grasslands, Grasslands Campus:Lakeland:FL

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Position Summary

Responsible to the Physical Therapist WTL and/or Department Leader. He/she works in a self-directed work team committed to a common purpose and goal. The Physical Therapist Clinical Resident works within the scope of Physical Therapy. He/she is responsible to practice within their scope of licensure in accordance with approved policies, procedures and protocols. The Physical Therapist Clinical Resident contributes to positive outcomes and meets the cultural expectations of the organization by exhibiting professional behavior. He/she shares responsibility for all aspects of therapy and team functions. The Physical Therapist Clinical Resident II is a temporary position available for up to a 14 month period.


Position Details

Detailed responsibilities:
* People At The Heart Of All We Do
- Fosters an inclusive and engaged environment through teamwork and collaboration.
- Ensures patients and families have the best possible experiences across the continuum of care.
- Communicates appropriately with patients, families, team members, and our community in a manner that treasures all people as uniquely created.
* Safety And Performance Improvement
- Behaves in a mindful manner focused on self, patient, visitor, and team safety.
- Demonstrates accountability and commitment to quality work.
- Participates actively in process improvement and adoption of standard work.
* Stewardship
- Demonstrates responsible use of LRH's resources including people, finances, equipment and facilities.
- Knows and adheres to organizational and department policies and procedures.
* Standard Work Duties: Physical Therapist Clinical Resident II
- Role models through professional development, continuous learning, and improvement of competence in the practice of Physical Therapy.
- Actively participates in team development, achieving dashboards, and in accomplishing department goals and objectives.
- Performs the evaluation, treatment, and discharge planning of patients while providing an individualized plan of care, resulting in positive patient outcomes and effective resource utilization.
- Ensures that all patient documentation is complete, accurate, finished in a timely manner, and reflects both patient response to treatment and changes in plan of care based on patient progress.
- Initiates and coordinates patient teaching, equipment needs, and discharge planning according to identified needs; assesses patient/family comprehension of teaching and equipment and including them in the plan of care.
- Communicates effectively with physicians and other team members, reports significant findings in a timely and appropriate manner, and seeks input to plan of care.
- Facilitates multidisciplinary collaboration of care by initiating appropriate consults when indicated.
- Provides exceptional healthcare while maintaining good stewardship by effectively utilizing departmental resources, demonstrating flexibility to meet patient workload, and maintaining a high level of productivity and efficiency to ensure consistent patient care and positive outcomes.
- Utilizes measures to promote and maintain patient, visitor, and staff safety, including the appropriate use of infection control principles and personal protection equipment.




Qualifications & Experience

* Bachelor Degree
* Master Degree


Education equivalent experience:
* Accredited Program for Physical Therapy
* Accredited Program for Physical Therapy

Other information:
Licenses Essential: Current license as a Physical Therapist in the state of Florida.
Certifications Essential: Per department or hospital requirements and relevant policies
Experience Preferred:
One year acute care experience. - - - - - -
Lakeland Regional Health -is an 864 bed Level II Trauma Center located in Central Florida between Tampa and Orlando. - -As a catalyst for community health for more than 100 years, not-for-profit Lakeland Regional Health reaches beyond its hospital walls to promote wellness, education, and discovery in new places and new ways, providing a wide range of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services at our Medical Center, Hollis Cancer Center, and ambulatory care locations.
Allied Health professionals at Lakeland Regional Health Improve lives through exceptional care. Our workplace is ideal for you if you enjoy or seek:

  • One-on-one patient care practices
  • Access to state-of-the-art technology including three Hybrid operating rooms at our Medical Center
  • Job opportunities in pharmacy, laboratory, imaging, respiratory and therapy
  • New outpatient physical rehabilitation facilities, located at our Grasslands Campus, featuring underwater treadmill, vector and gait harness system, LEED - Gold certified building and operations
  • Educational enrichment via innovative programs like the Medical Lab Science degree program with Florida Southern College which includes a fourth year of coursework including hands-on experience in Lakeland Regional Health's labs

    Immediate openings with various shifts in the following areas:
    -Rehab Services (PT, OT, PTA and COTA)
    Respiratory Therapist ( Peds/NICU and Critical Care)
    Radiology ( Rad Techs, CT and MRI)
    -Lab (Medical Laboratory Scientists and Medical Laboratory Technicians)

  • Cath Lab Techs
  • Surgical Techs

    Competitive pay rates
    Excellent Benefits
    Employer matched retirement fund contributions
    Access to $5,000 per year in education assistance
    Free continuing education credits
    Benefit eligibility at 48 hours bi-weekly
    Together, our Promise is YOUR HEALTH.

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