PruittHealth Physical Therapist - PT - Vidalia, GA $5K Sign-on Bonus in Vidalia, Georgia

Category : Health Care Center

Location/City : GA - Vidalia

Id : 23944

Physical Therapist (PT) – Full-Time

Location: PruittHealth Therapy Services servicing PruittHealth – Vidalia

Sign-on bonus up to $5,000!

Offering Competitive Salaries and Generous Benefits

Job Description:

To provide evaluative, consultative and treatment interventions to patients referred by a licensed physician. To maintain effective communication with center/agency staff, patients, families, and management.

Essential Skill/Knowledge Functions:

Assessment, evaluation and treatment of referred patients

Appropriate and timely development of Plan of Care of patients served

Appropriate and timely documentation of progress towards goals as outlined in United Rehab Policy and Procedure manual

Appropriate and timely communication of patient status to members of the Interdisciplinary treatment team

Appropriate referrals to members of the Interdisciplinary treatment team

Supervision of all clinical activities of the Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant according to State Practice Acts.

Provision of formal and informal feedback to Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant according to State Practice Acts.

Supervision of Rehab Aide

Orders and/or assists in obtaining patient equipment and/or supplies to attain patient-related therapeutic goals.

May modify equipment, appliances and/or splints to meet patient-related therapeutic goals

Participates in conducting in-services to rehab and/or center staff regarding Physical Therapy interventions.

Submits billing, payroll, and expense documentation in a correct and timely manner.

Essential Administrative Functions:

Participate in center/agency surveys (Licensure / JCAHO) and any subsequently required reports.

Attend and participate in continuing educational programs to keep abreast of changes in your field as well as to maintain current license/certification, as required.

Attend and participate in mandatory in-services.

Honor patients/residents’ rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage complaints.

Comply with corporate compliance program.

Report job-related functions/tasks that involve occupational hazards including exposure to blood and body fluids and others as necessary.

Follow established safety regulations, to include fire protection & prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, etc.

Follow established safety procedures when performing tasks and/or working with equipment.

Perform other related duties as necessary and as directed by supervisor.

Licensure/Certification/Education Requirements:

Graduate of CAPTE accredited school. If foreign trained, the program must be deemed substantially equivalent to a Physical Therapist entry level education in the U.S. by a credentials evaluation organization approved by the APTA.

Valid license or eligibility in the State of practice

Other Training, Skills, and Experience Requirements:

Previous experience in long term care preferable.

Must be able to speak, read, and write the English language

The ideal candidate will have at least one-year work experience treating the adult population.

We offer a progressive benefits program that reflects our commitment to caring for our 16,000 partners:

5-Star bonus incentive programs for achieving quality goals

Partner Referral Program – Earn cash for referring licensed and certified candidates who are hired into clinical roles at PruittHealth

Employer paid profit sharing

Employer matching 401(k)

Paid Time Off (PTO) accruals beginning the first day of employment

Access to “Purchasing Power” financial health program after one year of employment

PruittHealth is committed to supporting the growth and development of our partners by offering the following programs:

Leadership Mirroring

Committed to Caring Recognition Program

For consideration, please click on the “Apply Now” at the top right of this screen.

Or contact Recruiter, JD Miller at 704-456-5190 or

PruittHealth is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.