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Brooks Rehabilitation Physical Therapist (PT), Brooks Home Health, Fernandina Beach, Full-Time in Fernandina Beach, Florida

$5,000 sign on bonus with a 2-year commitment

For 50 years, Brooks Rehabilitation, headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., has been a comprehensive source for physical rehabilitation services. As a nonprofit organization, Brooks operates one of the nation’s largest inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in the U.S. with 160 beds, one of the region’s largest home healthcare agencies, 41 outpatient therapy clinics, a Center for Inpatient Rehabilitation in partnership with Halifax Health in Daytona Beach, the Brooks Rehabilitation Medical Group, two skilled nursing facilities, assisted living and memory care. Brooks will treat more than 60,000 patients through its system of care each year. In addition, Brooks operates the Clinical Research Center, which specializes in research for stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury and more to advance the science of rehabilitation. Brooks also provides many low or no cost community programs and services such as the Brooks Clubhouse, Brooks Aphasia Center and Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation to improve the quality of life for people living with physical disabilities. Brooks Rehabilitation proudly employs over 2,500 clinicians and staff across the state of Florida. We are looking for exceptional people to join our culture of caring and bring our mission to life.

As a PT/Physical Therapist you will participate in the evaluation, establishment of customized treatment plans, and implementation of patient care programs. The PT will design treatments and procedures to improve or restore physical function, and to assist patients in reaching their maximum performance level. Clinicians will manage a specific caseload of patients and make appropriate computerized documentation.

  • Assessment and Plan of Care/Treatment

  • Reviews patient history and interprets physician referral.

  • Evaluates patient's status and physical therapy problems and abilities using both objective and subjective techniques, according to department policy and procedures.

  • Develops and adjusts on an ongoing basis a treatment program based on patient/family needs, goals, strengths, age, abilities, and preferences. Consults with physicians, other rehabilitation team members, patient and family to design a coordinated treatment plan.

  • Performs patient treatment through the use of appropriate physical therapy interventions.

  • Fabricates and modifies adaptive equipment and positioning devices and orthotics.

  • Re-evaluates patient's status, and any environmental factors, to modify/terminate the treatment program as appropriate.

  • Maintains active and supportive communication with patients and others concerned regarding progress, problems, home programs, and other issues related to the therapeutic process.

  • Prepares patient for discharge, through instruction of patient and family (caregivers) and written home programs as necessary. Recommends home health or outpatient treatment as indicated.

  • Manages schedule to meet departmental productivity expectations using sound clinical and professional reasoning.

  • Attends staff meetings, program meetings, and in-services.

  • Maintains accurate daily billing charges and productivity log.

  • Documents evaluations, progress notes, case conference updates, PAI scores, discharge recommendations, family/patient education, and all other forms in accordance with department policy and procedures.

  • Maintains accurate, comprehensive, and professional written documentation.

  • Physical Therapist licensed in the state of Florida.

  • Home Health Experience preferred.

  • Current hands-on CPR/BLS Certification.

This job description describes the general nature and level of work only. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

BRHH/BCC _ Fernandina Beach _ 0016


Job ID: 2021-10100

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Street: 1699 S. 14th Street