Jan 19, 2021

Physical Therapist - Julia Temple

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Englewood, CO, USA

Job Description

Julia Temple Healthcare Center in Englewood, CO, is seeking a full  time Physical Therapist to join our in-house therapy team. We are seeking a therapist who is passionate about caring for patients with cognitive decline, and we offer continuing education and training in programs specializing in this area. In addition we see a wide variety of orthopedic and neurological diagnoses so this is an interesting and challenging job! Come visit our beautifully remodeled facility with it's spacious and well equipped therapy gym and meet our award winning DOR.  Our therapy team is dynamic, passionate, and lots of fun to work with.   In return for your clinical excellence we can offer you a stable work environment and many opportunities for career growth as well as competitive compensation and benefits.    Julia Temple 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:  Evaluate patients Develop effective treatment plans and obtains approval for services from referring physician Treat patients according to the physician's treatment plan Supervise Physical Therapy Assistants and Aides in direct patient care and patient related activities and adhere 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 Conference, Utilization Review Meeting 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 maintain patient records according to company policy Record treatment charges daily per facility policy and procedures Instruct patient's families or nursing staff in maintenance programs Participate in discharge planning Coordinate necessary durable medical equipment and adaptive equipment for patients to facilitate safety and independence in ADL's 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 Physical Therapy Practice Act and the facility Policy and Procedures   Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Physical Therapist  Experience with Dementia Patients Required   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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.