Apr 10, 2020

Physical Therapist - Irondale

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Commerce City, CO, USA

Job Description

We are seeking a PRN Physical Therapist to join our in-house therapy team at Irondale Post Acute Care in Commerce City, CO. If you are passionate about providing great care, building effective therapy programs to enhance our patient’s recovery and potential, and want to be part of a dynamic and high energy team, this could be the position for you!  In return, we can offer highly competitive compensation and other professional development opportunities.  Most importantly, we can provide a work environment free of corporate red tape where you have ownership of your program paired with excellent clinical and operational support.  We invite you to apply and  meet our amazing group of Colorado therapy leaders to learn more about this fun and challenging opportunity!     Our facilities receive 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, 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 maintains 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 Comply with the Physical Therapy Practice Acts and the facility Policy and Procedures    Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Physical Therapist Experience required (there is no PT mentor for a new grad)   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.