Physical Therapist | Out Patient

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Do you want to work at one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation?

Life is full of choices, and whom you work for is one of life's most important decisions. ChristianaCare is ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation and has earned national recognition for excellence. Choose an organization that provides career advancement and the opportunity to impact health.

Christiana Care Health System is currently hiring a full time Physical Therapist to work at the Health Care Center Rehabilitation Services site located in Newark, Delaware. Site hours are Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m and Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Two evenings are required.

Primary function:

To provide Physical Therapy for individuals requiring rehabilitation after injury or disease process.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Evaluate and re-evaluate patients in a timely manner.
Establish appropriate treatment programs that include goals to be attained in a timely manner.
Complete all documentation relating to patient care, including evaluations, progress notes, and discharge summaries.
Review active patient records in a timely manner.
Provide patient and family education and training.
Participate in departmental organizational planning, in-services, educational programs, and community based marketing opportunities.
Participate in mandatory meetings and hospital programs, seminars, and workshops.
Maintain written and verbal communication with referral sources concerning patient care.
Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide appropriate care for patients, including the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs and provide care needed.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices and infection control policies. Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients, or visitors.
Maintains all state license requirements
Performs other related duties as required.

Education and Experience requirements:
Graduate of an A.P.T.A. approved school of Physical Therapy
Licensure or eligibility for licensure in Delaware

ChristianaCare offers:
Incredible Work/Life benefits including medical/dental/ vision insurance coverage on your first day of employment, paid PTO, retirement plans, twelve weeks of paid parental leave, annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

If you 're inspired to make a difference, we invite you to become a ChristianaCare caregiver!

EEO Statement:
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1017057

Posted On: Aug 08, 2022

Updated On: Aug 16, 2022

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