Physical Therapist - Kirkwood Manor

Kirkwood
New Braunfels TX
Per Diem
 
Kirkwood Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation in New Braunfels, TX, is seeking a PRN PT to join our in-house therapy team  As a member of our team, you can expect excellent leadership, facility level decision making, and most of all, a fun work environment where you are appreciated and supported to do your best work. We care about the WHOLE you.  Ask us about our competitive compensation, career development, continuing education and mind-body-spirit wellness programs! 
 
Ensign Services 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.  
 
Experience/Qualifications:
Licensed Physical Therapist 
This position is open to PTs at all experience levels
 
Duties: 
  • Screen and/or evaluate patients within 48 hours of physician referral
  • 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 Aides in direct patient care and patient related activities, following state practice acts 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
  • Record evaluations, daily treatment notes, weekly progress notes, HCFA therapy cert/POC forms, per the facility’s policy and procedure
  • 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
 
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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6409-TX PRN - Published 2021-08-03 16:01:31 (Updated 2021-11-01 14:07:57)
 
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