Physical Therapist - Competitive sign on bonus OR $40,000 in Student Loan Repayment!
Company: Valley Health
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Competitive sign on bonus OR $40,000 in Student Loan
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
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:
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).
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.
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
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to
help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.
Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police and WV State Background and Fingerprinting (WV
3rd party Background Check
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