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PT/Physical Therapist (961223) $25,000 sign on bonus

Company: Veritas Global Consulting Group, LLC
Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Job Description:

JOB CODE: (961223) PT/Physical Therapist LOCATION: Santa Cruz County (AZ) Enjoy up to a generous $25,000 sign on bonus with this great opportunity to join a health care system renowned as an innovative leader with a network spanning over 70 hospitals and more than 200 outpatient centers nationwide with more than 100,000 professionals. Be a part of a team delivering the perfect combination of excellent patient care with compassion and at the same time, enjoy working for an organization that offers a culture of respect and collaboration attracting some of the best physicians, skilled nurses, and compassionate caregivers, along with extensive resources, comprehensive educational programs, real advancement potential, and a spirit of inclusion and teamwork! Hospital facility is seeking an experienced Physical Therapist who is Bilingual English/Spanish and able to work flexible hours, holidays, and/or weekends. The Physical Therapist provides Physical Therapy services to patients/clients including assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation, related documentation and communication. The Physical Therapist III has mastered technical and organizational PT skills and has developed a comprehensive knowledge base. The PT-III is self-directed, flexible, and innovative in providing patient care. Operates from a deep understanding of total situations to resolve complex issues and works collaboratively with other healthcare providers to support the patient and family in achieving goals. The PT-III actively, and positively, influences the team and fosters critical and creative thinking in others, and may form mentoring relationships. Expert therapists serve as change agents by utilizing evidence-based practice and therapies-related research. Serve as a champion or lead for a specific project or service area. If you desire to work with a group of professionals who not only care about their patient but each others well being, and be at a place where both you hold a sense of autonomy and also impact the world, this is the next career move for you! POSITION DUTIES: Perform a skilled evaluation through impairment testing with interpretation of the findings that relate to functional deficits. Problem identification is the therapists clinical judgment about the clients response to actual or potential health conditions or needs. Develop treatment plans relevant to clinical findings that provide individualized treatment for patient level of care and length of stay and that relate to established goals. Provide input to department Supervisor/Manager/Director in reviewing / assessing ongoing treatment plans and progress. Document evaluations, treatment plans, and goals that relate to clinical findings. Reassess patients functional need, and adjust care plan as indicated, including documentation of status change. Demonstrate knowledge and provide assessment and physical treatments such as relates to: Sensory, Strength /Tone, Range of Motion, Balance / Coordination, Functional Mobility, Bed Mobility, Gait & Transfers, Motor Control / Learning, Joint / Soft tissue mobilizations, and Body systems (i.e. musculoskeletal, nervous, integumentary, and cardiovascular). Provide physical therapy modalities such as: Iontophoresis, Ultrasound, Electric Stimulation / Interferential, TENS, Hot/Cold Packs, Ice Massage, Traction, Laser, Pulsed Lavage, Negative Pressure Therapy, infrared, and Compression. Demonstrate and instruct patient/caregiver on body mechanics. Identify contraindications for patient. Follow precautions for WB, Cardiac, Contact, spinal precautions, and precautions with total joint replacements. Demonstrate knowledge of inpatient lab values, diagnostic tests, medications, FIM scale / PAI scoring and the impact on patient. Maintain skills required to use and care for equipment such as: Pulse Oximeter, Blood Pressure Cuff / Pulse, Exercise Equipment, sliding boards, crutches, canes, walkers, Wheelchairs (including CADILLAC), Patient Beds (Versacare, Total Care, SizeWise) (IP only), Tilt Table, Floor Lift, Lite Gait, and Standing Frame. Counsel patient and family regarding treatments and modalities and home programs. Actively participate in interdisciplinary team processes, including collaboration with physicians, vendors, other disciplines; inclusive of discharge planning Guide the practice of support staff to achieve patient and departmental goals. Serve as a preceptor/mentor for students and staff, as appropriate. Participate in performance improvement teams/activities and quality improvement measures within the department and hospital. Act as a resource to promote physical therapy within the Hospital System. Serve as a champion or lead for a specific project or service area. REQUIREMENTS: Graduate of an accredited School of Physical Therapy. Minimum of Bachelors degree; Doctorate in Physical Therapy preferred Valid and current Arizona Physical Therapist license from the Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners CPR BLS required Must have three (3) years of experience as a licensed Physical Therapist working in the field of Physical Therapy Prior patient exposure in area of practice preferred Verbal and written communication skills and clinical skills that reflect variable experience required Pediatric and Neonatal competence preferred Must have advanced knowledge of Physical Therapy theory and practice Basic computer skills required; MS Office programs preferred Must be able to work flexible hours, holidays and/or weekends. Must be able to transport self to various work sites. When using own vehicle, must have valid Arizona drivers license and proof of insurance that meets the minimum standard for the state of Arizona Bilingual English/Spanish preferred Hospital is not able to consider candidates for employment at this time who are currently using tobacco or nicotine. All job offers will be contingent on a negative nicotine screen. The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position. For consideration, please send us your CV/resume in MS Word format only. If there is a viable match, one of our consultants will contact you within 24-48 hours.bTo ensure that our response to your application reaches your INBOX (not your junk or spam folder), please add our email address, jobs@VeritasConsultingLLC.com, to your Safe Senders list or to your Address Book.

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