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Bon Secours Mercy Health Acute Rehab Physical Therapist in Portsmouth, Virginia

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours!

Job Description

Primary Functions

The associate shall be responsible for providing a full range of physical therapy services including assessment, treatment planning and therapeutic interventions in a team environment consistent with the position’s qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards. The associate shall also demonstrate accountability for and contribution to program development, quality improvement, problem solving and productivity enhancement in a flexible team fashion.

Essential Job Functions

Conduct initial assessments, develop individualized treatment plans and provide age appropriate therapeutic interventions.

Evaluate patient response to treatment and document the course of patient care in the electronic medical record including progress made and continuing need for treatment.

Provide patient and family education on tasks and resources that support continued functional independence and document same in the electronic medical record.

Supervises physical therapist assistant(s).

Quality Management Area

  • Participate in program quality management activities.

  • Collect performance improvement data.

  • Participate in survey preparation activities.

  • Participate in department safety activities.

  • Contribute to the delivery of cost-effective care.

Professional/Leadership Area

  • Participate in continuing education/professional development activities to include mentoring students and volunteers.

  • Communicate and demonstrate a professional image/attitude for patients, families, coworkers and others.

  • Adhere to policies and practices of applicable professional organizations, and Bon Secours Mercy Health.

  • Contribute to marketing activities.

  • Maintain licenses/certifications and memberships in applicable professional organizations as required.

Team Area

  • Participate in team meetings.

  • Assist in providing team members with in-service/cross-training on physical therapy knowledge and skill areas as needed.

  • Contribute to development of improved efficiency and productivity of department clinical/administrative functions.

  • Collaborative participation with the interdisciplinary team as applicable.

  • Participates as a team member by performing additional assignments not directly related to the job description when workload requires and as requested by supervisor.

This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Employment Qualifications

Required Minimum Education:

4 year/ Bachelors Degree


graduate of a Doctor of Physical Therapy program, qualified Master’s degree program or four year Bachelor’s degree program approved by the APTA (or foreign equivalent)

Bon Secours is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

S cheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

Days (United States of America)


Rehab Unit - Maryview

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at .