Physical Therapist - Peoria PARC

Peoria
Peoria Arizona
Full Time
 
We are seeking a Physical Therapist to join our in-house therapy team and treat our patients at Peoria Post-Acute Care Center in Peoria, AZ. This position is due to growth and our expanding facility and therapy programs. New Grads as well as experienced therapists are welcome to apply. Our therapy team is dynamic, passionate, and lots of fun to work with.  Candidates must have a passion for working with patients that have cognitive decline and Peoria has already implemented some excellent programs to maximize the potential of this patient population.  In addition we see a wide variety of orthopedic and neurological diagnoses so this is an interesting and challenging job!  In return for your clinical excellence we can offer you a stable work environment and many opportunities for career growth as well as competitive compensation and benefits. 
 

Peoria Post Acute Care 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. We have been in-house with therapy for many years which gives us a significant edge going into the current payment model changes. Our therapy and nursing teams work collaboratively to ensure outstanding outcomes for our patients. While some companies are preparing for layoffs, we are gearing up for amazing rehab programs! 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 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 inservice 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
  • Act as a clinical preceptor for affiliating Physical Therapy or Physical Therapy Assistant Schools
  • 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 

 

Peoria Post Acute Care 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 2021-11-18
 
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