Nov 23, 2020

Physical Therapist - Hillcrest

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Hawarden, IA 51023, USA

Job Description

Hillcrest Healthcare Center in Hawarden, IA, is seeking a PRN PT to join our excellent in-house therapy team. We are a busy skilled nursing facility with an attached Assisted Living unit, situated on a beautiful property overlooking acres of scenic farmland. The Hillcrest team is a strong community partner working with the local hospital to provide excellent care and expand services to the neighboring communities. We care about the WHOLE you.  Ask us about our competitive compensation package, career development, continuing education and mind-body-spirit wellness programs!    Hillcrest Healthcare Center 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:  Screen and/or evaluate patients within forty‑eight (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 maintains 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 Comply with the Physical Therapy Practice Act in the state and the facility’s 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    Hillcrest Healthcare Center 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.