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Physical Therapist

Ensign Therapy - St George, UT
Position: Physical Therapist
Location: St George, UT
Job Id: 2642-UT FT
# of Openings: 1




Physical Therapist - Full Time

New Grads are Welcome!!!

St George Rehabilitation - St George, UT


About the Opportunity:



St George Rehabilitation is a recently remodeled post-acute rehab facility with private patient rooms, a huge therapy gym, and a truly excellent rehab director. We are currently scouting for a Physical Therapist to join our fun and very busy in house therapy team. We seek a passionate and dedicated clinician who is interested in developing and implementing programs and providing excellent therapy services to our patients. In return, we can offer a stable in-house work environment where you will be respected and valued as a clinician, competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, paid CEUs and ongoing continuing education. If you are not familiar with St. George, it offers low cost of living paired with a growing commercial area offering abundant shopping and entertainment and it is surrounded by the natural beauty of Zion National Park and the Bryce Canyon area. In easy proximity are rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, camping and much more. St. George is an easy three hour drive from Las Vegas.

St George 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:
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 in?service training program for other staff in the facility
Record evaluations, daily treatment notes as necessary, weekly progress notes, HFCA therapy cert/POC forms per facility policy and procedure
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 the Physical Therapy Practice Acts and the facility Policy and Procedures

Requirements:

Although prior therapy experience is preferred, we place a high value on intelligence, drive and willingness to learn and grow, making this an excellent opportunity for an exceptional new graduate who is willing to work hard and make him or herself an indispensable member of our team. The right individual will be committed to providing the superior service levels that our patients and residents need and expect.

Experience/Qualifications:

Licensed Physical Therapist

New graduates are welcome

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



St. George Rehabilitation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.