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Inpatient Physical Therapist, Casual Pool

Company: Encompass Health
Location: Altoona
Posted on: November 4, 2019

Job Description:

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona (formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona) is an 80-bed acute rehabilitation hospital that provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. We offer a wide base of physical rehabilitative care for orthopedic, neurologic, multi-trauma, spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, pulmonary, cardiac rehabilitation needs and more. Our hospital has a full complement of therapists, nurses, behavioral health providers and medical staff to offer the best possible outcomes for our patients. With an average length of stay of approximately 2 weeks, we have the ability to get to know our patients and their families.We are proud of the fact that approximately 80% of the patients admitted to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona are discharged directly to their homes. Come see how we are changing people's lives- everyday. Maybe you can too!Six JCAHO disease specific certification: Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Cardiac and Ortho Rehab, Advanced Diabetes.More one-on-one timeMore success for patients andprofessionals--BE THE CONNECTION.--In your role as a physical therapist (PT), you'll be theconnection between the additional one-on-one time we enjoy with each patientand the progress they make. Following them throughout their stay, you'll workwith the latest technologies and experience unprecedented growth opportunitieswithin your chosen field. Get to know your patients and help them reach theirgoals while pursuing some of your own, as part of national post-acute careleader Encompass Heath.--WhatMakes Encompass Health Careers Different-and Better:--Working at Encompass Health means being partof something special: A team that is passionate about making an impact onpatients' lives each day. Unlike the typical hospital setting, Encompass Healthoffers you the unique opportunity to walk alongside patients on their road torecovery from stroke, spinal cord injuries, neurological disorders, jointreplacements, multiple trauma and cardiac/pulmonary conditions. As you helppatients achieve goals and regain independence, you can form significantrelationships with them and celebrate the successes they experience along theway.--Our culture of compassion and collaborationis founded on more than just the care we provide our patients; it is expressedin the values we live.--We encourage and empower each employee to keeplearning and growing by providing the resources to deliver a better way tocare. At Encompass Health, you'll find something decidedly different and moresatisfying: A career that is challenging, inspiring and rewarding. Maximize your talent and join ateam that is committed to setting the standard for better healthcare with this engaging opportunity:--PHYSICAL THERAPIST (PT)(HOSPITAL/FACILITYNAME)(CITY/STATE)(SHIFTINFORMATION)(BONUSINFORMATION, IF APPLICABLE)--Here is youropportunity to channel the full extent of your knowledge, skills, ambition, andexperience on a daily basis. Inspire our patients to progress each day as you:----- Provide physical therapy treatment andpatient care according to hospital, state and federal regulations andprofessional guidelines.--- Delegate tasks and supervise physicaltherapist assistants and technicians.--- Maintain open and ongoing communicationwith hospital departments to ensure that patient, staff and hospital needs aremet. --- Help patients to regain control oftheir lives and their independence.--- Create an environment and a culturethat enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient safetyand patient-centered treatment.----Credentials:----- Current state licensure orcertification on or before the first day of employment required.--- CPR certification preferred unlessotherwise required by hospital policy.--- Successful completion of a degree froman accredited bachelor's or master's program, plus sufficient experience in thefield essential.--- Demonstrated competence in physicaltherapy evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment.--- Effective communication skills forworking with patients, families and caregivers required.--Enjoy competitive compensation and benefits that start on day one,including: ----- Benefits that begin when you do.--- Affordable medical, dental and vision plansprovided to meet the needs of full and part-time employees and their families.--- Generous paid time off that increases withtenure.--- Tuition reimbursement and continuingeducation opportunities.--- Company-matching 401(k) and employeestock-purchase plans.--- Flexible spending and health savings accounts.--About Us:--Helping patients regain hope andindependence, Encompass Health is a national leader in post-acute care. Weoperate rehabilitation hospitals and offer home health and hospice care in 36states as well as Puerto Rico. Following the Encompass Way, we are driven byour core values: We proudly set the standard, lead with empathy, do what'sright, focus on the positive, and remain stronger together.--Realize the powerful difference you can make.Take this opportunity to join our team.--To learn more about us, pleasevisit us online at encompasshealth.com--Connect with us:https://www.facebook.com/EncompassCareershttps://www.linkedin.com/company/encompasshealth/https://twitter.com/encompasshlthhttps://www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-Encompass-Health-EI_IE1959649.11,27.htm----Equal Opportunity Employer Address: 2005 Valley View Blvd, Altoona 16602Shift: Day JobSchedule: PRN / Pool / As NeededJob ID: 1922942Contact Name - External: Christine FilerContact Email - External: Christine.Filer@encompasshealth.com

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