Ensign Therapy Des Moines, IA, USA
The Rehab Center of Des Moines , IA, is seeking a PRN PT to join our awesome therapy team. Ensign continues to grow and develop dynamic in house therapy teams throughout Iowa by providing services to a diverse and interesting adult patient population with a wide variety of diagnoses. We seek great clinicians who are interested in developing and implementing programs and providing excellent therapy services to our patients. In return, we can offer an in-house work environment where you will be respected and valued as a clinician along with competitive compensation and continuing education. The Rehabilitation Center of Des Moines receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 200 independently owned healthcare operations located throughout the United States. Ensign culture has come to life in these facility teams and is evident in the ownership, passion, and celebration found in their departments every day. In addition, Ensign culture has fostered an environment where therapists have an unprecedented level of freedom to create and implement the programs that will best serve their patients and communities. Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Physical Therapist This position is open to therapists at all experience levels Duties: Screen and/or evaluate patients within 48 hours of physician referral Develop effective treatment plans and obtain approval for services from referring physician Treat patients according to the physician treatment plan Supervise Physical Therapy Assistants and Aides in direct patient care and patient related activities, following state practice acts and adherence to facility Supervision Policy and Procedure Matrix Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problems and plans Participate in Patient Care Conferences, Utilization Review meetings and Rehabilitation Conferences Participate in in‑service training program for other staff in the facility Record evaluations, daily treatment notes, weekly progress notes, HCFA therapy cert/POC forms, per the facility’s policy and procedure Record treatment changes daily per policy and procedure Instruct patient's families or nursing staff in maintenance programs Participate in discharge planning Coordinates necessary durable medical equipment for patients to facilitate safety and independence in mobility; i.e., braces, walkers, canes, elevated toilet seats and grab bars Report any problems with department equipment so that it is maintained in good working order Act as a clinical preceptor for affiliating Physical Therapy or Physical Therapy Assistant Schools Comply with the Physical Therapy Practice Act in the state and the facility’s policy and procedures Desired Skills: Exhibits a sincere desire to help patients and residents in their rehabilitation process Superior interpersonal communication skills Strong writing skills required for documentation of the care you provide Exhibits knowledge and understanding of therapy practice Possesses and conveys high degree of credibility and integrity Enjoys team cohesion, is a team player, has a positive attitude and a strong desire to make a constructive impact on organizational excellence Understands and accepts the unpredictable nature and needs of the therapy function in a busy rehab department We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Apr 10, 2020