Physical Therapist - West Columbia, SC

Millennium
West Columbia SC
Full Time
 
We are seeking a full time, high energy Physical Therapist to split treatment hours at Millennium Post-Acute Rehabilitation Center and Opus Post Acute Care in West Columbia, SC. Part Time and PRN hours are also available.  We offer a stable in-house work environment where you will be empowered as a therapist to create and implement the programs that will best serve your clients. We currently have ACP modalities, Sci-Fit and Life Fit equipment and opportunity to purchase more.   Ask us about our Abilities Care Cognitive programs, LSVT Big & Loud, our Cardiac PARC programs, and many others that we currently operate in other Ensign therapy departments.  We are the opposite of corporate and are based on facility level decision making – for real!  In addition we offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits, paid CEU’s, generous paid time off for full time employees and many opportunities for career growth in our expanding organization.
 
Millennium and Opus 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. Ensign culture has come to life in these facility teams and is evident in the ownership, passion, and celebration found in their departments every day. In addition, Ensign culture has fostered an environment where therapists have an unprecedented level of freedom to create and implement the programs that will best serve their patients and communities.
 
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
  • 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
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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6560-SC FT - Published 2021-08-31 01:36:23 (Updated 2021-09-14 03:18:23)
 
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