This position is to assist in our outpatient system and may
float to all of the OP clinics. Altoona, Duncansville, Tyrone, and
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
Six JCAHO disease specific certification: Stroke, Spinal Cord
Injury, Brain Injury, Cardiac and Ortho Rehab, Advanced
More one-on-one time More success for patients
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)
(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
• Delegate tasks and supervise physicaltherapist assistants and
• Maintain open and ongoing communicationwith hospital
departments to ensure that patient, staff and hospital needs
• Help patients to regain control oftheir lives and their
• Create an environment and a culturethat enables the hospital
to fulfill its mission by providing patient safetyand
Credentials: • Current state licensure orcertification on
or before the first day of employment required.
• CPR certification preferred unlessotherwise required by
• Successful completion of a degree froman accredited bachelor’s
or master’s program, plus sufficient experience in thefield
• 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
• 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
• 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
Realize the powerful difference you can make.Take this
opportunity to join our team.
To learn more about us, pleasevisit us online at
Connect with us: https://www.facebook.com/EncompassCareers
Equal Opportunity Employer
Address: 2005 Valley View Blvd., Altoona 16602
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: PRN / Pool / As Needed
Job ID: 2020144
Contact Name - External: Christine Filer
Contact Email - External: