Ensign Therapy Lemon Grove, CA, USA
Lemon Grove Care and Rehab Center, located in San Diego County, is an incredible skilled nursing facility with a wonderful staff. There is a terrific relationship between nursing and therapy, and we are well loved by our community. We seek a dynamic PT to join our stable in-house team and help us in providing outstanding programs and services to our deserving patients. SNF experience, PPC and Optima experience a plus! In return for your clinical expertise and professional passion, we can offer you a strong facility team with excellent administration and nursing, a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, and a culture which promotes ownership and facility level decision making. 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! Lemon Grove 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. Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Physical Therapist SNF Experience, PPC and Optima experience a plus This position is open to PTs at all experience levels. 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 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 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.
Feb 03, 2020