We are looking for a strong Physical Therapist to join our new team at Babcock Ranch. The person selected for this role will need to be independent and able to function as the sole therapist for the clinic.
Conducts and documents the evaluation and treatment of functional impairment in accordance with standards of the profession as delineated in the state practice act, regulatory agencies, and accrediting agencies and Guide to Practice.
Accurately and effectively communicates with patients, other team members, and appropriate authorized parties including, but not limited to, case managers and physicians.
Supervises and utilizes assistants and rehab techs in accordance with established licensure and professional guidelines.
Performs all duties in a competent and safe manner.
Presents self professionally in both a physical and behavioral manner.
Staff may be required to rotate to treatment areas, other than their primary designation, as requested by their department leader. This could include an ACHA regulated area (SNF, HH, Peds) that requires Level 2 Background Screening.
All rehab members of the Comprehensive Stroke Certification Team are required to meet the following standards: 1) Minimum (2) years of clinical experience with special interest in treating the stroke patient; 2)(8) CEUs per year must be directly related to the treatment of the stroke patient.
Education: Bachelors Degree in Physical Therapy
Experience: At least 1 year of outpatient rehab experience. Ortho, Balance/Vestibular, and Neuro experience preferred.
License: Florida State Licensure or eligible to obtain
Other: Effective analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills, strong customer service skills
Lee Health is the leading provider of health care in Southwest Florida and has served the citizens of Lee County and surrounding communities since 1916. Lee Health consists of four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals and comprehensive health care services in facilities and office locations throughout Southwest Florida. With more than 1 million patient contacts each year, Lee Health is the fourth largest public health system in the United States and one of the largest in Florida. Lee Health is a progressive, financially sound health care provider with over 11,800 employees, 1,300 community physicians and 4,500 volunteers and auxilians.