Apr 19, 2021

Physical Therapist - West Bend

  • Ensign Therapy
  • West Bend, WI, USA

Job Description

West Bend Health & Rehabilitation in West Bend, IA, is seeking a full time Physical Therapist to join our in house therapy team. We are a busy 5 Star skilled nursing facility with 42 beds and growing. West Bend is a strong community partner working to provide excellent care and expand services to the neighboring communities. We provide outpatient and inpatient services and are proud of our facility and grounds as well as our spacious and well equipped gym, ADL spaces and programs in orthopedics, cardio pulmonary wellness and more. We care about the WHOLE you and offer support and ongoing opportunities for career growth and continued learning. Ask us about our competitive compensation package, career development, continuing education and mind-body-spirit wellness programs!
West Bend Health & Rehabilitation 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
  • 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 maintain 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
  • 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
Experience/Qualifications:
Licensed Physical Therapist
This position is open to PTs 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.