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Physical Therapist - UVA Continuum Home Health (Relocate to Charlottesville, VA)

Palmyra

Physical Therapist - UVA Continuum Home Health (Relocate to Charlottesville, VA)

  • R0026110
  • Palmyra, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Health Services
  • UVA Medical Center
A PT2 consistently provides effective direct care to a variety of complex patients. In doing so, the PT2 acts as a role model and supervisor for junior staff and helps identify patients who have unmet physical therapy needs. This level of therapist seeks and provides feedback for improved clinical practice, and begins to assume a leadership role but seeks mentoring in this process. A PT2 is focused on expanding clinical knowledge and skills beyond the entry level and sharing this knowledge through in-services and mentoring PT1s in coordination of care with the other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team. Therapists at this level may be asked to contribute to performance appraisals. The PT2 is expected to serve as a primary clinical instructor for students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Performs physical therapy examinations according to professional standards and departmental policy
  • Demonstrates knowledge of intervention options and executes a program of skilled physical therapy intervention.
  • Actively participates in professional growth of self and others.
  • Actively participates in quality improvement and program development.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


Position Compensation Range: $77,937.60 - $124,696.00 Annual

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy

Experience: 6 months relevant experience

Licensure: Licensed to practice in Physical Therapy in the Commonwealth of Virginia. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Continuum Home Health Care is the Home Health Care Agency for the University of Virginia (UVA) Health System located in Charlottesville, VA. We have been providing excellence in home care throughout the region for over 20 years. We are growing and we are seeking to add an experienced, dedicated and talented physical therapist to join our home care team. We serve the following geographic regions: Charlottesville and Albemarle, Augusta, Rockingham, Greene, Madison, Culpeper, Orange, Louisa, Fluvanna, Buckingham, and Nelson. Our physical therapists provide therapy visits to patients in their home or place of residence.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Job requires standing for prolonged periods and frequently bending/stooping/walking. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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