UVA Continuum Home Health - Physical Therapist
Job ID: R0019633 | Allied Health Specialist | Full Time | National, VA
Relocation assistance available per UVA Medical Center policy. Please contact Brooke White at 434.982.1960 or b.white@virginia.edu for additional information.

A PT2 consistently provides effective direct care to a variety of complex patients. In doing so, the PT2 acts as a role model and supervisor for junior staff and helps identify patients who have unmet physical therapy needs. This level of therapist seeks and provides feedback for improved clinical practice and begins to assume a leadership role but seeks mentoring in this process. A PT2 is focused on expanding clinical knowledge and skills beyond the entry level and sharing this knowledge through in-services and mentoring PT1s in coordination of care with the other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team. Therapists at this level may be asked to contribute to performance appraisals. The PT2 is expected to serve as a primary clinical instructor for students.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs physical therapy examinations according to professional standards and departmental policy.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of intervention options and executes a program of skilled physical therapy intervention.

  • Actively participates in professional growth of self and others.

  • Actively participates in quality improvement and program development.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

 

Position Compensation Range: $67,849.60 - $108,555.20 Annual


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in physical therapy.
  • Experience: 6 months of relevant experience.
  • Licensure: Licensed to practice physical therapy in the Commonwealth of Virginia. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Continuum Home Health Care is the home healthcare agency for the University of Virginia (UVA) Health System located in Charlottesville, VA. We have been providing excellence in home care throughout the region for over 20 years. We are growing and we are seeking to add an experienced, dedicated and talented physical therapist to join our home care team. We serve the following geographic regions: Charlottesville and Albemarle, Augusta, Rockingham, Greene, Madison, Culpeper, Orange, Louisa, Fluvanna, Buckingham and Nelson. Our physical therapists provide therapy visits to patients in their home or place of residence.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Job requires standing for prolonged periods and frequently bending/stooping/walking. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to blood/body fluids and infectious disease.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


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