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AdventHealth AdventHealth Sports Med & Rehab Physical Therapist Ortho – Outpatient Flagler in Palm Coast, Florida


Our Mission is to extend thehealing ministry of Christ.

Employees are hired to help Adventist Health System extend

the healing ministry of Christ. They are expected to exhibit a continuous

behavior of professionalism, which includes but is not limited to, treating

customers and co-workers with respect and dignity, aligning behavior with

customer service principles, maintaining customer and patient confidentiality,

abiding by employee guidelines for professional behavior, appearance, and

communication, exhibiting teamwork behaviors, being effective in conflict resolution,

helping others to understand issues and accept changes, demonstrating high

standards of work performance and flexibility, maintaining positive

interdepartmental relationships, keeping a positive attitude, and adhering to

the policies and procedures of the organization.


The Physical Therapist –

Outpatient II provides direct and indirect services to specific age groups in

the outpatient rehabilitation settings. Utilizes process improvement in

achieving the goals of the Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine Department.

Accepts the responsibility to practice autonomously and collaboratively in all

practice environments to provide best practice to the patient/client.

Autonomous practice is characterized by independent, self-determined, professional

judgment and action. Adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan

and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal

agencies, and accrediting bodies. May supervise Physical Therapist Assistants,

technical aides, volunteers, and interns. Actively participates in outstanding

customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that

are equally respectful to all.


Demonstrates, through behavior, Florida Hospital’s

core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and


  • Demonstrates

through behavior Florida Hospital’s core values of Integrity, Compassion,

Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s

Performance Excellence Program.

  • Engages in

promoting evidence based standards of care and lifelong learning through

autonomous and collaborative participation in research, journal club/reviews,

teaching/mentoring/CI, and/or clinical practice education within a peer group.

  • Performs

evaluations and re-evaluations according to standards and recommended

techniques. Establishes, implements and adapts an individualized treatment plan

of care (including appropriate goal setting, treatment activities and

frequency). Discharges patients when maximum benefit has been achieved and/or

according to standards of practice and payer guidelines.

  • Documents

accurately, completely, timely, and legibly. Uses measurable and objective

terminology according to standards of practice, follows insurance and

department/hospital guidelines.

  • Charges patient

accurately, completely, timely, and legibly according to guidelines of the CPT

code format, price file, follows insurance and department/hospital guidelines.

  • Identifies the

need for patient/caregiver education and utilizes each opportunity for teaching

on a planned or spontaneous basis. Documents education and understanding, as


  • Participates in

practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Supports

quality standards and initiatives set by the department. Follows clinical

practice guidelines (APTA) by impairment when appropriate.

  • Meets at least

90% of the productivity standard.

  • Actively supports

scheduling so that each patient meets the plan of care as agreed upon by the

patient and referring physician by adjusting and adapting their own schedule

and/or working within the team in order to meet the patients’ needs. Willingly

adjusts to changes in patient census by altering working hours to assist in

other centers/programs as needed/approved and observed by manager or director.

  • Practices

principles of employee and patient safety when performing daily job activities

via observation.

  • Regularly

participates in marketing to physicians/physician practices to build referral

relationships with a minimum of 2 contacts per month. Supports consumer marketing and public

awareness through participation in community events, educational lectures/speaking,

and/or other extension of clinical expertise to the community as approved by

manager or director.

  • Complies with FH

Compliance Plan, rules and regulations of all local, state, and federal

agencies, and with the standards of all accrediting bodies and payers as

evident through documentation reviews, tracers and rounds results.


  • Entry level professionalcompetency of Physical Therapy practices, theory, principles and applicationsas defined in competencies departmental policy


  • Basic computer skills to include

Outlook, Microsoft Office and Window


  • Bachelor'sdegree in Physical Therapy plus five or more years of work experience inphysical therapy,


· Master’sor Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy


  • N/A


  • Licensed in the State of Florida as a Physical Therapist, or Temporary State of Florida permit as Physical


  • BasicLife Support (BLS) Certification


  • N/A


  • Thoseemployees working on a temporary permit can only practice under the directsupervision of a licensed Physical Therapist supervising no more than one“permittee” at any given time. The supervising physical therapist must belicensed for a minimum of six months before the supervision period begins andmust cosign all patient records_

Job: Rehabilitation

Primary Location: US-FL-Palm Coast

Organization AdventHealth Centra Care

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day

Job Level Staff / Associate

Education Level Doctorate Degree

Travel No

Job Posting May 9, 2019, 6:13:34 AM

Req ID: 280702

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.