Physical Therapist, Acute Care/In-Patient- Full-Time

HCA Fort Pierce , FL 34945

Posted 5 months ago

Physical Therapist, Full Time- Acute Care/In-Patient

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center

Fort Pierce, FL

Facility Description:

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 380-bed acute-care hospital offering a full range of services. Lawnwood is home to the most experienced Heart Institute on the Treasure Coast and offers diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic care, including open-heart surgery. Other hospital services include a 24/7 emergency department, pediatric emergency department, labor/delivery and birthing, pediatrics, orthopedics, oncology, nuclear medicine, diagnostic services, and a full range of inpatient and outpatient general surgical services. Lawnwood provides the area's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Level II Trauma Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Comprehensive Stroke Center.

Lawnwood is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as Certified Primary Stroke Center. Lawnwood's Physical Rehabilitation Center is CARF accredited and, for 11 years in a row, the hospital is a Five-Star Recipient for the Treatment of Heart Attack by Healthgrades. At Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, patients come first no matter what!

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!


We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, Medical Insurance and Student Loan Payment assistance is available!

Position Description:

In accordance with physician orders, the Physical Therapist assesses, evaluates, plans, and carries out physical therapy programs to restore maximum reasonable function and to minimize disability following disease, injury, or genetically acquired disabilities.

Join a comprehensive innovative team in our acute care hospital. We are comprised of a large rehab team with a daily average of 15 PT, 15 OT, and 3 SLP staff. Our therapists come from a wide variety of experiences and educations with an expansive range of clinical years. In the acute care setting, therapists evaluate and treat a wide spectrum of patients with diagnoses such as trauma, cardiac surgery, CVA, NICU, PICU, and general medical.

Some notable information about the Unit:

  • Location: This position is within the main hospital building and will service all patients within the hospital setting.

  • Patient's Stay: Average length of patient's stay is 3-5 days for general population but can extend greatly with our trauma patient population.

  • Patient Focus:Stroke, Spinal cord injury, Traumatic brain injury, Complex trauma, Cardiac, Neurologic & Musculosketal conditions

Patient Average: 8-10- Combination of evaluations, reevaluations and treatments.

Shifts: Varied with an average of 8 hour shifts: Typically 8a-4:30p. Flexibility available for variance in shift length and start and end times. 4 weekend days required per schedule period.

To View a Short Video About the Department CLICK HERE !

Position Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy.

  • B.S. or M.S. in Physical Therapy.

  • Florida State licensure as a Physical Therapist.

  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider.

  • New Grads May Apply.

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