MesaRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Mesa jobs

Physical Therapist - Community Based Therapy

Company: Genesis Rehab Services
Location: Mesa
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Job Description:

PRN/PER DIEM POSITION


POSITION SUMMARY: The Physical Therapist will primarily provide outpatient rehabilitation services in an in-home setting for the older adult population. The in-home setting could be a patient's private residence or in a patient's room in a SNF/NF, in an assisted living facility, or in an independent living facility. Vitality to You allows the Physical Therapist to evaluate and treat in the most functional environment which is the patient's home. The Physical Therapist assesses the need for, develops, and delivers physical therapy programs to facilitate rehabilitation. The Physical Therapist identifies the need for and makes referral(s) to other disciplines to address the comprehensive needs of patients. He/she implements individualized therapy program designed to restore, reinforce, and enhance performance. In addition, the Physical Therapist instructs, educates and trains patients and caregivers in those skills and functions essential for promoting independence and productivity, in order to diminish or correct pathology. He/she directs activities to promote and maintain health.
RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1. As necessary or applicable, supervision of Physical Therapy Assistants, temporary licensees, students and support personnel in accordance with state licensure requirements and professional standards.
2. Responsible for adherence to department and patient treatment schedule, timely clinical and billing documentation requirements as well as work related meetings.
3. Attends and contributes to patient care, staffing conferences and other related meetings.
4. Makes referrals to other disciplines, agencies in order to address the comprehensive needs of the patient.
5. Consults with other members of the rehabilitation team to select the most appropriate therapeutic regimen consistent with the needs and capabilities of each patient.
6. Adapts program and/or plan of care according to the needs of individual patient.
7. Promotes a safe environment and enforces the elimination of fire and safety hazards.
8. Orders supplies and equipment as necessary.
9. Cleans, maintains, identifies, and reports the need for repair of equipment as necessary.
10. Puts patient service first: ensures that patients and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights.
11. Screens, examines and evaluates patients, including history, systems review, and application of appropriate tests and measures, synthesis information and interprets examination findings in order to establish a diagnosis, identify impairments, determine the predicted level of improvement and the time required to achieve it, identify precautions/contraindications and design and plan of care. Develops appropriate treatment goals and methods in collaboration with the patient and caregivers, implements the physical therapy treatment plan, and completes all related documentation and record keeping regarding these services. Services include but are not limited to application of therapeutic techniques in areas such as:
* Therapeutic exercise including aerobic capacity conditioning, balance coordination, agility training, body mechanics and postural stabilization, flexibility exercises, gait and locomotion training, neuromotor development training, relaxation, strength, power, and endurance training
* Functional training
* Manual therapy
* Airway clearance techniques
* Integumentary repair and protection
* Use of electrotherapeutic, physical agent and mechanical modalities
* Health and Wellness
* Education on Chronic Disease Management
* Falls Assessment and Interventions to reduce fall risk
* Case Management in the home and community
12. Designs, fabricates, fits and/or applies adaptive devices, and trains patients in the use of adaptive devices included orthotics and prosthetics.
13. Selects appropriate activities suited to the individual's physical and mental capacity, intelligence level and interest.
14. Instructs patient in the skills and techniques required for participation in mobility activities and evaluates patient progress, attitudes, and behavior as related to rehabilitative potential.
15. Performs routine reexamination as needed/required to modify/progress plan of treatment.
16. Incorporates health and wellness programming into treatment plans for patients.
17. Performs home and community mobility assessments and provides recommendations for safe mobility in the home and community space.
18. Upholds the GRS Promises:
be ethical
I will always act with integrity and honesty, and expect others to do the same. I will ensure my actions comply with the standards set forth by our Policies and Procedures Manuals and the Employee Handbook.
be respectful
I will treat others in the way I would like to be treated. I will appreciate and respect others' beliefs, and I will cherish our diversity.
be accountable
I will take responsibility for myself in my actions and my quality of work. I will hold others to those same standards.
be actively engaged
I will make a conscious effort to be an active part of our community. I will check email and RehabCentral regularly to keep up-to-date on important information. I will be aware of the numerous resources available to me as an employee.
take pride in my work - my company
I will be proud of the work I've done each and every day. I will always represent my company in a positive, professional manner both inside and outside of work.
embrace change
I understand that change is a necessary part of life. I will approach change with a positive attitude and will work with my team members to overcome any obstacles associated with change.
communicate compassionately
I will communicate in an appropriate, professional and timely manner. I will strive to be an active listener by making an effort to hear not just the words another person is saying but, more importantly, understand the total message being conveyed.
strive for excellence
I will continuously work to grow and develop myself as an employee. I will ask for assistance if I need it, and I will be open to receiving feedback from my manager.
celebrate
I will contribute to a positive work environment where my team members and I enjoy coming to work and celebrating each other's successes.
19. Performs other related duties as required.


PTHV PandoLogic.Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Physical Therapist (PT)

Keywords: Genesis Rehab Services, Mesa , Physical Therapist - Community Based Therapy, Healthcare , Mesa, Arizona

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Healthcare Jobs


Licensed Health Insurance Agent - Seize SEP With Us, Inbound Leads
Description: Assurance, a Prudential company, is hiring Under 65 Health Insurance Sales Agents in your city. If you re already a Licensed Insurance Agent have a Residential Insurance License, we want to hear from (more...)
Company: ASSURANCE Independent Agents
Location: Oro Valley
Posted on: 04/18/2021

Travel Nurse RN - Telemetry - $1,715 per week
Description: Aequor Healthcare is seeking a travel nurse RN Telemetry for a travel nursing job
Company: NurseFly
Location: Oro Valley
Posted on: 04/18/2021

Travel Nurse RN - Intermediate Care - $1,692 per week
Description: MedPro Healthcare Staffing is seeking a travel nurse RN Intermediate Care for a travel nursing job in Oro Valley, Arizona.Job Description Requirements ul li Specialty: Intermediate Care li Discipline: (more...)
Company: NurseFly
Location: Oro Valley
Posted on: 04/18/2021


CAREGIVERS! PART-TIME WEEKDAY/WEEKEND SHIFTS/PAID TRAINING
Description: SYNERGY HomeCare's mission is to enable our clients to live happy, healthy, and independent lives
Company: Synergy HomeCare - Prescott, AZ
Location: Prescott Valley
Posted on: 04/18/2021

ICU, MICU - Medical Intensive Care Units - Travel RN
Description: Travel Nurses Needed - RN Intensive Care Units br Nationwide Registered Nurse Travel Jobs br The Travel Nurse Season is here and it showsFind great travel assignments with the best in compensation (more...)
Company: RN Travel HealthCare Jobs
Location: Buckeye
Posted on: 04/18/2021

Licensed Health Insurance Agent - Special Enrollment Period Sales
Description: Assurance, a Prudential company, is hiring Under 65 Health Insurance Sales Agents in your city. If you're already a Licensed Insurance Agent have a Residential Insurance License, we want to hear from (more...)
Company: ASSURANCE Independent Agents
Location: Oro Valley
Posted on: 04/18/2021

Licensed Health Insurance Agent - Special Enrollment Period Sales
Description: Assurance, a Prudential company, is hiring Under 65 Health Insurance Sales Agents in your city. If you re already a Licensed Insurance Agent have a Residential Insurance License, we want to hear from (more...)
Company: ASSURANCE Independent Agents
Location: Buckeye
Posted on: 04/18/2021

Therapist / Physical Therapist Job in Sun City West, Arizona
Description: This unique opportunity is at a prestigious facility looking to hire a traveling therapist. This exciting area offers
Company: Therapy Host
Location: Sun City West
Posted on: 04/18/2021

Licensed Health Insurance Agent - $50k - $80k annually
Description: At Percy, we're building new ways to help people like you find meaningful employment at some of the best finance and insurance companies in the country. We're currently looking for a Licensed Health Insurance (more...)
Company: Percy
Location: Buckeye
Posted on: 04/18/2021

Travel Nurse RN - Med Surg - $1,215 per week
Description: KPG Healthcare is seeking a travel nurse RN Med Surg for a travel nursing job in Oro Valley, Arizona.Job Description Requirements ul li Specialty: Med Surg li Discipline: RN li Start Date: 05/10/2021 (more...)
Company: NurseFly
Location: Oro Valley
Posted on: 04/18/2021

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Arizona jobs by following @recnetAZ on Twitter!

Mesa RSS job feeds