Physical Therapist

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Job ID:
2488969
Location:
Fort Smith, AR
Category:
Health Care
Salary:
per year
Zip Code:
72901
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
06.12.2018
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Job Description:

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Smith is comprehensive hospital offering specialized inpatient and outpatient programs. Our rehabilitation hospital team provides individualized medical and therapeutic services tailored to meet the needs of persons who are physically challenged and/or cognitively impaired. Serving patients throughout Western Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma with state- of-the-art rehabilitation technologies. The hospital recently received a UDS "Top Performer Award" by being ranked in the top 10 percent of 827 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation for exceptional patient outcome.

We offer our patients the latest technology such as the Auto Ambulator. Our friendly therapists have a wide range of experience and are teamwork oriented. The majority of our population is adult/geriatric with a variety of neurological and orthopedic diagnoses.

Why Choose HealthSouth? The Physical Therapist creates an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment.

Benefits- To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, loan forgiveness program, pre-paid legal plan and much more.

Who will you treat? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our therapist can expect to spend an average of 2-4 weeks with our patients treating a wide clinical caseload such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.

We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients. We utilize our clinical outcomes to asses and improve our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.

Rehab Technology- You will use standard and advanced therapy technologies- depending on hospital location, some equipment used such as Auto Ambulator.

Helping you become a better therapist is critical to our success - You will be paired with mentors; attend in- house as well as external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; a great way to learn beyond your own discipline.

HealthSouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer

HealthSouth is becoming Encompass Health.

Company Info
Encompass Health