Physical Therapist - Hurricane Health

Hurricane
Hurricane Utah
Full Time
 
Hurricane Health & Rehabilitation is seeking a Full Time Physical Therapist to join our amazing in house therapy team. We are a busy post acute rehab facility with a dynamic and growing in-house therapy program. We not only welcome new graduates, but offer many career growth opportunities and leadership training for candidates that demonstrate an interest in moving in that direction. We see an adult and geriatric caseload with a diverse mix of orthopedic and neurological conditions, and a high percentage of our patients are able to return to home at their prior level of function. In addition, we have recently renovated the facility and added a beautiful gym space and short term rehab wing. In return for your professional passion and clinical expertise, we can offer you a stable in-house therapy team where you will be valued and respected as a therapist; the autonomy to create and implement programs that will maximize your patients’ potential; competitive compensation, paid CEU’s and many professional development opportunities. Hurricane is located in close proximity to the growing St. George, Utah, area and offers reasonable cost of living surrounded by amazing red rock outdoor recreation.
Hurricane 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/or Aides in direct patient care and patient related activities, following state practice act 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 therapists 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

Hurricane Health & Rehabilitation is 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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