Physical Therapist - Careage Hills

Careage Hills
Cherokee Iowa
Part Time
 
Physical Therapist – Part Time with Benefits
Careage Hills Rehabilitation is seeking a part time Physical Therapist to join our in-house therapy team. We are a busy skilled nursing facility located in the beautiful Little Sioux River Valley in northwest Iowa. The Careage team is a strong community partner working with the local hospital to provide excellent care and expand services to the neighboring communities. We have recently doubled the size of the rehab gym at Careage Hills and are operating inpatient, outpatient and home health programs. We offer a very competitive compensation package, flexible hours and many professional growth opportunities..
Careage Hills 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 within forty‑eight (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
  • 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
  • Comply with Physical Therapy Practice Act and the facility 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.
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Last updated 2021-11-09
 
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