Oct 20, 2020

Physical Therapist - Casas Adobes

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Tucson, AZ, USA

Job Description

Casas Adobes, located in Tucson on the grounds of Northwest Medical Center, is currently recruiting for a PRN Physical Therapist to join our in-house team of healthcare professionals for weekend coverage. We recently opened an additional 84 bed skilled unit expanding our facility and providing many opportunities for growth. We have a diverse bilingual team who focuses not only on patient care but the support of one another.  As part of our team you will enjoy a stable work environment not ruled by corporate red tape, highly competitive compensation and many career growth opportunities with a growing organization.    We have been in-house with therapy for many years which gives us a significant edge going into the current payment model changes.  Our therapy and nursing teams work collaboratively to ensure outstanding outcomes for our patients.  While some companies are preparing for layoffs or demanding outrageous productivity levels, we are gearing up for even more  amazing rehab programs.     Casas Adobes 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. Help us build something great and share in the Ensign experience with these in-house facility teams where our core values of  ownership, passion for learning, loving one another, and celebration are evident every day. Be sure to ask us about facility specific specialty programs like Heart PARC, Abilities Care, Music & Memory, Alter G, Big & Loud, and opportunities for you to continue learning and receive focused program training to enhance your therapy career.    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 Document all regulatory and clinically required information in the electronic documentation system and maintains patient records according to company policy 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 Comply with the Physical Therapy Practice Act in the state and the facility’s policy and procedures     Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Physical Therapist  This position is open to therapists at all experience levels.   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.