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Physical Therapist - Pediatric Orthopedic Rehab

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: Rehab Svcs Pediatric Orthopedic
Categories: Physical Therapy
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 7:30 AM-6:00 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Lee Health is looking for a TALENTED and CARING Physical Therapist to join our AMAZING team. We are a well-respected health system dedicated to providing a caring, compassionate, safe and healthy environment.

If you share our vision for exceeding expectations and you’re passionate about creating an exceptional patient experience, we invite you to take advantage of this unique opportunity. You’ll also enjoy competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, and enjoy a culture designed to encourage work-life balance, so you are able to care for yourself and your patients. Here, employees feel welcomed, valued and respected, so it’s no wonder we are in the 98th percentile for employee engagement when ranked against the national health care database.

To meet our growing needs, we are offering relocation and an exceptional hiring incentive package for qualified candidates selected to join our team!

For more information, please call Becky at 239-343-9959

 

Primary caseload consists of orthopedic diagnoses, but also may include mild developmental comorbidities. Pediatric experience preferred, but candidates with genuine pediatric interest will be considered.

The Physical Therapist (PT) position is responsible for examining, evaluating and testing individuals with mechanical, physiological and developmental impairments, functional limitations, and disabilities or other health and movement-related conditions in order to determine a diagnosis, prognosis and plan of treatment intervention, and assess the ongoing effects of intervention. The PT is also responsible for alleviating impairments, functional limitations and disabilities by designing, implementing and modifying treatment interventions. Additional responsibilities include reducing the risk of injury, impairment, functional limitation and disability, as well as, the promotion and maintenance of fitness, health and wellness in populations of all ages. The PT is engaged in administration, consultation, education and research. The PT is expected to conduct themselves in an effective professional behavior manner. The attributes, characteristics or behaviors required for success in this job include: critical thinking, communication, problem solving, interpersonal skills, responsibility, professionalism, use of constructive feedback, effective use of time and resources, stress management, and commitment to learning.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements
Required:
  • Bachelor's in Physical Therapy
Additional Requirements:
  • none
Experience
Required:
  • none
State of Florida Licensure Requirements
Required:
  • Physical Therapist License
Additional Requirements:
  • none
Certifications/Registration Requirements
Required:
  • BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)