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Physical Therapist - Competitive sign on bonus OR $40,000 in Student Loan Repayment!

Company: Valley Health
Location: Shenandoah
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Competitive sign on bonus OR $40,000 in Student Loan Reimbursement!

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region's largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

The home health rehab therapist provides direct patient care in the patient's home environment as part of a multidisciplinary team including nursing, PT, OT, speech, social work and home health techs. The therapist will evaluate patients and use professional judgment to design the individualized plan of care which best meets the patient's needs. The therapist will provide direct, one-on-one patient care, and will also supervise care provided by assistants. The home health agency relies heavily on technology; email is a primary means of communication and the therapist will use a laptop to complete documentation in an electronic record. The patient population varies widely across the spectrums of acuity, age, and diagnosis. The therapist works under the direction of a clinical team manager with support from a rehab clinical coordinator. Employment begins with a 4-6 week orientation with a seasoned preceptor to ensure that the clinician is well prepared when they begin treating on their own. Additional job duties include performance improvement opportunities, policy and procedure review and development, research, etc. Working in home health provides endless variety of setting, scenery, and clinical challenges, and provides a unique opportunity to enter and work within the real life environments of our patients, bringing meaningful change to their daily lives.

What You Will Bring:

Education
Bachelors, Masters or doctoral degree in Physical Therapy. Has completed CI credentialing course, home study adult learning course, or equivalent (up to one year to complete after hire or after advancing to Clinical II level).

Experience
Minimum two years of clinical experience (4,160 hours).

Certification & Licensures
PT License - Virginia or eligible required *
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart 'Healthcare Provider' (HCP) - AHA approved required **
Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
* Licensure in the State of West Virginia may be required depending upon geographical area assigned. ** New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.

Qualifications
Basic computer and keyboarding skills or participation in computer training within the first year of employment. Competent to successfully interact with patients, according to their special needs which may apply based upon the age of the patient served. Must have access to transfer electronic data. Must not have been convicted of or have pending charges of any barrier crimes.

What You Will Get:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Onsite Childcare (available at some locations)
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Wellness Program
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance
    *some benefits are subject to change due to job status

    We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
    We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.

    EOE

    Criminal Background Checks
    VA State Police and WV State Background and Fingerprinting (WV Cares)
    3rd party Background Check

    FLSA Classification
    Exempt

    Grade
    182
    INDD2

    Physical Demands
    23 A Therapist

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