Physical Therapist PRN in Versailles, KY at Bluegrass Community Hospital

Date Posted: 9/22/2020

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Job Description

Bluegrass Community Hospital

Bluegrass Community Hospital conveniently located just 12 minutes from Lexington has an exciting opportunity to join our Rehab Team as a PRN physical therapist.    This position will join our highly skilled professional therapy team.   Our staff take great pride in the way we go above and beyond to serve our patients.   As an organization we are committed to meeting the needs of our community, patients and peers.   This vital position will monitor and manage patient care to promote continuity of care, secure optimal outcomes, excel in patient satisfaction, maintain costs, efficiency and compliance. 

This successful candidate will:

- Performs initial and on-going assessments of patient's condition

- Establishes a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient according to his or her capabilities and desires

- Plans, prepares and carries out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients.   Prepares appropriate outcome tools and categorical / functional limitations to assess G-codes

- Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient

- Directs and supervises physical therapy assistants, students and other support personnel.  Assesses competence, delegates specific tasks and establishes channels of communication

- Administers treatment involving application of physical agents, using equipment, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps and ultrasound machines

- Evaluates, fits and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommends modifications

- Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress and plans for re-evaluation

- Follows Infection Control and Safety guidelines

Job Requirements

Position Requirements:

- Bachelors degree - required

- Master's Degree or Doctoral Degree - preferred

- State of Kentucky Physical Therapy License - required

- BLS - required

- One ~ two years clinical experience - preferred

- Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision

- Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action

- Must be able to successfully complete Skills Competency Checklist within 90 days of hire



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