Sep 15, 2020
Tucson, AZ, USA
Mountain View Care Center, located in Northern Tucson, is seeking a per diem PT to join our therapy team for weekend coverage. As part of a continuum-of-care campus, our residents and patients have access to independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing care with a focus on adult and geriatric rehabilitation. We have a diverse mix of orthopedic and neurological conditions, and feature a secured Alzheimer’s and dementia care unit and a park-like courtyard. As a Physical Therapist with Mountain View, you can expect a stable and well staffed therapy team to work with, the freedom to do your job without corporate constraints, opportunities to create and implement the programs that will best serve your patients, and a focus on outcomes achieved for your patients rather than unrealistic productivity standards. In addition, you will receive competitive hourly pay, on-going professional development opportunities and many career growth options with our expanding organization.
Mountain View Care Center 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.
Evaluate patients within 48 hours of physician referral
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
Record evaluations, daily treatment notes as necessary, weekly progress notes, HFCA therapy cert/POC forms per facility policy and procedure
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
Comply with the Physical Therapy Practice Act and the facility Policy and Procedures
Licensed Physical Therapist
This position is open to therapists at all experience levels.
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.