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Physical Therapist - PRN

We Are Hiring

Physical Therapist - Physical Therapy - PRN,Day (Weekends, vacation/PTO coverage, etc.) - SHH Emerald Coast - Destin,FL

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Sacred Heart is a faith-based health system that provides a network of hospitals, outpatient health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and a variety of other health services to communities in South Alabama and across Northwest Florida.  The health system includes the 566-bed Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola and the Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart, the region's only facility specializing in the care of children. Major regional services based in Pensacola also include the Heart and Vascular Institute, the area's leading Stroke Center, a Level II Trauma Center, and a Cancer Center affiliated with MD Anderson Cancer Network.   In 2003, Ascension Sacred Heart opened its Emerald Coast hospital, a 76-bed community hospital in Walton County, near Destin, Fla. Ascension Sacred Heart also includes a 75-bed hospital in Panama City where services include a Level II trauma center and advanced cardiovascular care, as well as a 19-bed community hospital in Port St. Joe, FL, that serves Gulf and Franklin counties.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

About Our Team:

Since the Daughters of Charity opened the area’s first hospital in 1915, Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola has been highly regarded for its services to the community and the quality of its healthcare providers.

Be part of a legacy of the leading healthcare professionals at Northwest Florida’s Leader in Clinical Excellence and Patient Satisfaction – Sacred Heart!  This can be seen in the excellent ratings we have received on patient satisfaction surveys and our success in providing excellent care, as reflected in the Consumer Choice Awards which we have received for the past 16 years

 

The hub of the highly regarded Sacred Heart Health System is a 566-bed acute care facility which includes Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart, and Sacred Heart Women's Services.  Sacred Heart provides unprecedented care in various healthcare areas to include the Regional Heart and Vascular Institute, the area's leading Stroke Center, a Level II Trauma Center, a Cancer Center affiliated with MD Anderson Cancer Network, and a large regional network of 150 physicians with offices stretching from Foley, Ala. to Apalachicola, Fla.

Why Join the Sacred Heart Family?

Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO.  Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.

Competitive Compensation – We value and know the importance of our PRN associates. So, our PRN associates are paid 20% additional on top of their base hourly rate!  

What You Will Do

Every day that you come to work, you improve people’s lives!  At Sacred Heart Hospital, as our Physical Therapist, you are entrusted to help lead and guide patients down the road to recovery and restored function.  Whether the patient's problem is a result of injury or disease, you foster the patient's return to maximal function, as our Physical Therapist.

Additionally, you will evaluate and conduct medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Performs initial and on-going assessments of patient's condition.
  • Establishes, revises and evaluates a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient/family.
  • Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the condition of the patient.
  • Oversees activities of physical therapy assistants, students and other support personnel.

What You Will Need

Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) 
  • Licensed Rehab Therapist specializing in Physical Therapy (RPT) credentialed from the Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

 

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy required. 
    • Master's degree in a related field, or combination of Bachelor's degree and related experience preferred.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Sacred Heart Health System is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Sacred Heart Health System participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 360093
Category: Rehabilitation Services
Facility: FLPEN Sacred Heart Hosp EC
Ministry: Sacred Heart Health System, FL
Location: Destin, FL

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