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Physical Therapist (PRN)

Company: Orlando Senior Health Network
Location: Orlando
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Commons at Orlando Lutheran Towers is an affiliate of the Orlando Senior Health Network, a remarkable Continuing Care Retirement Community located and operating for 40 years in downtown Orlando. Our beautiful facilities are walking distance from beautiful Lake Eola and SunRail-Church St. station. Our growing healthcare team is seeking an individual to join our non-profit organization as an Physical Therapist for our Skilled Nursing Facility to provide a high level of health care service with a touch of love and care.
We strive for excellence in providing great health care services. Orlando Senior Health Network celebrates with its employees and residents as being recognized for the accreditation by the Joint Commission and Five-Star Service Excellence Award. Our organization is also recognized as a "Great Place to Work" since 2019, and one of the "Best Workplaces for Commuters" .

  • Upon physician referral, applies diagnostic muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability tests and evaluations to adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, providing a written plan of treatment for each patient.
  • Administers heat, cold, whirlpool, mechanical, and electrical modalities to aid in the reduction of pain, and to maximize strength, range of motion and functional abilities.
  • Treats patients through the use of therapeutic exercise to promote muscle re-education, strengthening, flexibility, and range of motion.
  • Provides mobility and gait training instruction, directing patients in the use of wheelchairs, ambulation aids, orthotics, and prosthetics.
  • Documents evaluations, treatment plans, and progress, maintaining all patient records.
  • Communicates with physicians' patient progress or changes as a result of treatment.
  • Directs and supervises aides and assistants in the performance of their duties.
  • Provides education and instruction to patients, their families, facility staff as required, to promote rehabilitation, injury prevention, wellness, and fitness.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements
    • Must be licensed as a physical therapist in the State of Florida.
    • Must have a Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree from an accredited school of physical therapy.
    • Must have previous experience in long-term care; knowledge of federal and state long-term care regulations; and knowledge of Medicare regulations and reimbursement requirements.
    • Must be able to lift, push, pull, and stabilize patients during exercise sessions.
    • Must have ability to problem-solve with patients, family members, and other members of the health care team.
    • Must be able to analyze information gathered from the patient and other sources and plan appropriate and effective treatment programs.
    • Must be able to operate all physical therapy modality equipment, whirlpools, continuous passive motion devices, traction equipment, and exercise equipment in the area of job assignment.
      COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of employment. Accommodation requests for disabilities/religious reasons will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
      At Orlando Senior Health Network, we strive for promoting an equal employment opportunity to all applicants. We celebrate diversity and inclusion with a commitment to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. As an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer, we comply with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. Orlando Senior Health Network does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Orlando Senior Health Network and its' entities.

Keywords: Orlando Senior Health Network, Orlando , Physical Therapist (PRN), Healthcare , Orlando, Florida

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