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PT/Physical Therapist - Pediatrics/Neonatal (301018) $25,000 sign on bonus

Company: Veritas Global Consulting Group, LLC
Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: February 27, 2019

Job Description:

JOB CODE: (301018) PT/Physical Therapist - Pediatrics/Neonatal LOCATION: Santa Cruz County (AZ) Enjoy a $25,000 sign on bonus and join a great team of professionals who not only cares about their patients but each others well being! At the same time, work in an organization where not only do you impact the world, but also hold a sense of autonomy and pride in your work. In this position, the Physical Therapist provides 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 health care 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. ESSENTIAL 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. muscular skeletal, 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 Health System. Serve as a champion or lead for a specific project or service area. REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited school of Physical Therapy. Minimum of a Bachelors Degree. Prefer Doctorate in Physical Therapy Valid, current license AZ State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners CPR-BLS Three (3) years of experience as a licensed Physical Therapist working in the field of Physical Therapy. Prefer pior patient exposure in area of practice. Verbal and written communication skills Clinical skills that reflect variable experience. Prefer Pediatric and Neonatal competence. Advanced knowledge of Physical Therapy theory and practice. Basic computer skills; prefer Microsoft Office programs 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 Preferred: Bilingual English / Spanish 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.To ensure that our response to your application reaches your INBOX (not your junk or spam folder), please add our email address to your Safe Senders list or to your Address Book.

Keywords: Veritas Global Consulting Group, LLC, Sierra Vista , PT/Physical Therapist - Pediatrics/Neonatal (301018) $25,000 sign on bonus, Healthcare , Sierra Vista, Arizona

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