Job: Physical Therapist - FT & PRN

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Posted: 09/11/2017

Job Status: Full Time, On Call

Job Reference #: 19632, 19635

Job Description

ABOUT OUR SEARCH

Mountain Valley Regional Rehabilitation Hospital (MVRRH) is currently seeking an experienced Physical Therapist (FT & PRN). Make a direct difference today by joining our team of dedicated professionals working together to attain a common goal – giving the gift of time through great patient care. Competitive wages await you!

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

Ernest Health owns and operates community-based acute rehabilitation and long-term acute care facilities in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Montana, New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Wyoming. We are dedicated to providing high quality, cost-effective physical medicine and rehabilitation services to promote the recovery of individuals who have functional deficits resulting from injury or illness as well as those with chronic or complex medical conditions. We promote a healing and nurturing environment at each of our facilities, responding to the medical, physical, psychological and social needs of our patients.

ABOUT OUR HOSPITAL

Mountain Valley Regional Rehabilitation Hospital is a 44-bed, Rehabilitation Hospital. Our facility has been uniquely designed solely for the provision of specialized rehabilitative care and fosters a comfortable and responsive environment for our patients.

Our hospital provides rehabilitative services for patients with functional deficits as a result of debilitating illnesses, or injuries. Through our inpatient rehabilitation programs, we help patients recover quickly and return home with a renewed sense of self-sufficiency.

BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Physical Therapist provides services that help restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries or disease. Examines patient's medical history, evaluates their physical abilities, determines their potential to respond to therapy, and develops treatment plans. Integrates the hospital’s mission and "Guiding Principles" into daily practice.

Skills / Requirements

Minimum Work Experience

One (1) year recent experience in the care of patients in rehabilitation hospital setting preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications

  • Current State of Arizona license as an Physical Therapist is required.
  • Current BLS/CPR from the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross required

Required Skills/Knowledge/Ability

  • Proficient use of appropriate forms in documenting care and medical necessity.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and care.
  • Ability to demonstrate clinical proficiency utilizing policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Knowledgeable about accreditation standards to ensure adherence to all standard set forth by the state and accrediting agencies of TJC and CMS.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend English at a level necessary to follow written and oral instructions and safety precautions

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