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Clinical Coordinator, Physical Therapy - ARU & LTACH

St. Petersburg, Florida
Job ID: 391424
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Our Physical Therapists love to learn, collaborate and grow as a team. But more than anything else, they love to see patients getting better. In this role, you will evaluate a patient's condition, then develop and execute a treatment plan to help regain movement, reduce pain and restore them to prior levels of function. Join us and add your talents to a positive, fun work environment that embraces individuality, celebrates teamwork, and puts kindness, respect, caring and compassion above all else.

Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Physical Therapist at Kindred? Here are the top traits we’re looking for:

  • Productive
  • Flexible
  • Efficient
  • Detail-oriented
  • Results-driven
  • Responsible

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I love that I’m able to learn from other therapists with more experience and have them mentor me and guide me through, developing my skills.

– Jared, PT, Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Worth

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Benefits

  • Healthcare

    We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

  • Professional Choice Account

    Free money is set aside for all therapists to help with education, training, and uniforms.

Job Details


Description

Position: Clinical Coordinator

Discipline: Physical Therapist

Setting: ARU & LTACH

City / State: St. Petersburg, FL

Experience required in Acute Rehab

Summary Statement:

The incumbent shall be responsible for providing therapy services including assessment, treatment planning and therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment consistent with the discipline's qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards. The incumbent shall also be accountable for and contribute to program development, quality improvement, problem solving and productivity enhancement in a flexible interdisciplinary fashion.

Customer/Mission:

The primary customers are patients and clients and the mission is to build long term relationships with client institutions.

Essential Duties:

Professional/Leadership Area
  • Coordinate the development of team members through structured activities.
  • Assist the program director in providing team leadership.
  • Communicate and demonstrate a professional image/attitude for patients, families, clients, coworkers and others.
  • Promote adherence to policies and practices of applicable professional organizations, client hospital and RehabCare Group.
  • Contribute to client relations and marketing activities.
  • Monitor team members competency, licenses/certifications, and memberships in applicable professional organizations.

Clinical Area

  • Participate in pre-admission screening as requested.
  • Conduct initial assessments.
  • Develop individualized treatment plans.
  • Provide age appropriate therapeutic interventions.
  • Evaluate patient response to treatment.
  • Document the course of patient care including progress made and continuing need for treatment.
  • Provide patient and family education on tasks and resources that will assist with continued functional independence.

Interdisciplinary Team Area

  • Coordinate treatment activity between disciplines and team members.
  • Participate in team business meetings.
  • Contribute to development of improved efficiency and productivity of unit clinical/administrative functions.

Quality Management Area

  • Participate in coordination of unit quality management and program evaluation activities.
  • Collect quality review data.
  • Participate in survey preparation activities.
  • Interact with assigned program consultant.
  • Participate in unit safety committee activities.
  • Contribute to the delivery of cost effective care.


Qualifications

The incumbent shall be a graduate of a program in physical or occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, psychology, recreation therapy, or social work approved by a nationally recognized accreditation body, and shall hold an applicable and current license to practice. Experience in working with an adult and geriatric population is necessary; experience serving people with physical disabilities is desirable.
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