If you are an experienced physical therapist, and you like warm weather, MedPro Healthcare Staffing has the ideal job for you in Hollywood, Florida. Read on to learn more about this exciting opportunity.
The PT in this position is responsible for assessing patients who have been referred to the healthcare facility and who require rehabilitation services. The person hired for this travel position will provide direct patient care to assess the patient’s medical condition, functional capabilities, limitations, restrictions, and the patient’s potential for rehabilitation.
Also, under the direction of a physician, the physical therapist will set up and administer a treatment program with specific goals based on a patient’s capacity and tolerance for various treatment methodologies.
The therapist will be expected to set up programs for patients with realistic and achievable goals, to document and record patients’ conditions, and to educate patients and families on how to perform the appropriate physical therapy routines on their own.
The requirements for this position include:
- A degree from an accredited school
- A current state license as a registered physical therapist or in the process of obtaining a state license
- Current CPR certification
- The ability to develop a plan of care for each patient
- The ability to provide skilled physical therapy services and interventions in accordance with a physician’s orders
- The skills to assess patient needs, plan for, evaluate and modify care to meet the goals of the physical therapy interventions
- The capacity to collaborate with other healthcare professionals to plan and evaluate team goals for each patient
- EPIC training
MedPro Healthcare Staffing offers a wide range of benefits, including travel reimbursement, health insurance, life insurance, vision and dental insurance, short-and long-term disability insurance, a 401(k) retirement account, continuing education reimbursement, and referral bonuses.
We cannot release any salary information about this job. However, the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics lists the nationwide median salary for physical therapists at about $80,000 a year. Those in the top 10 percent of the physical therapy pay scale earn more than $112,000 annually.
Hollywood is a beachside community of about 140,000 located in Broward County, Florida. It is the twelfth largest city in Florida and a main city of the South Florida Metropolitan Area, which has a population of about 5.5 million people. The city was founded in 1925 by Joseph W. Young, who planned to build a motion picture center on the East Coast similar to the one in Hollywood, California.
For healthcare professionals who want to travel, MedPro Healthcare Staffing is a great resource. Whatever your area of expertise – nursing, pharmacy, speech therapy, OT, or PT – MedPro can help you find the job and location you want. Call MedPro Healthcare Staffing today. We are a Joint Commission-certified staffing agency. We look forward to working with you!