This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more Duties of this position are, but not limited to: Assessment and treatment reflect professionally recognized, theory-based practice and utilized strategies to address the unique physical, developmental, and psychosocial needs of specific patient populations. Able to establish a diagnosis within the scope of physical therapy and identify appropriate rehabilitation intervention including referral to other providers for further consultation as clinically indicated. Plans and administers physical therapy to patients with multiple, severe, acute physical/neurological/psychological disabilities. All phases of evaluation, treatment, teaching, discharge planning, and follow up are documented thoroughly and in a timely manner. Participates in planning care for patients with physical therapy needs by collaborating with other health care providers and through regular participation at PACT team meetings. Organizes and prioritizes care, considering the patient's unique needs, preferences, and resources. Completes appointments in an organized, timely manner. Initiates/participates in patient/family/caregiver teaching. Initiates/coordinates available resources within and outside the hospital to facilitate continuity of care. Utilizes equipment appropriately, ensuring safe operation at all times. Responds appropriately to emergency situations; demonstrates compliance with fire, disaster, and infection control policies. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Physical Therapist/PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized EDRP Authorized: Contact email@example.com, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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