Company: Banner Health
Posted on: June 19, 2022
Primary City/State:Mesa, ArizonaDepartment
Name:Thrpy-Acute-HospWork Shift:DayJob Category:Clinical CareGreat
careers are built at Banner Health. We understand that talented
health care professionals appreciate having options. We are proud
to offer our team members many career and lifestyle choices
throughout our network of facilities. Apply today, this could be
the perfect opportunity for you!
As the Physical Therapist (PT), you will bring your experience and
passion for health care to our acute care, rehab team! You will
work in all areas of the hospital including Med-Surg, Ortho, Neuro,
ICU, and the ED. You will be an active and engaged change agent;
dedicated to the needs of our patients and families. Steadfast to
safe, kind, effective, efficient, evidenced-based and high quality
clinical care, outcome focused and solution oriented. You will
participate in the interdisciplinary team including Occupational
Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, nurses, physicians, and
case managers to provide direct patient care and recommend
appropriate discharge plans. Experience with orthopedic,
vestibular, and cardiovascular patients in the acute hospital
setting is preferred.
This is a full time, benefited position:40 hours per week, 5 8-hour
shiftsWe require a rotating weekend once a month where you will
have the opportunity to receive a $3/hour differential for any
Saturday & Sunday shift covered!Located on an 80-acre campus in
Mesa, Arizona, Banner Desert Medical Center is one of Arizona's
largest and most comprehensive hospitals and is recognized by U.S.
News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. We
provide an abundance of exceptional opportunities with more than
600 licensed beds, including over 100 dedicated to children. Areas
of excellence include high-risk pregnancy and neonatal care,
obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, cardiology, oncology and
emergency medicine. With 21 operating rooms, we offer a full range
of surgical specialties and advanced technology that includes the
daVincir Surgical System. About Banner Children's Hospital at
Desert If you desire to provide the best care possible to the most
vulnerable patients, come to Banner Children's Hospital at Desert
in Mesa, Ariz. Within our 248-bed, state-of-the-art facility,
specially trained nurses, physicians and other clinical
professionals utilize the most advanced technology - including
iCare ICU monitoring and robotic surgery - to provide high quality,
child-friendly, family-centered care. Our facilities feature a
recently expanded 104-bed NICU, a 24-bed PICU, six pediatric ORs
and a 26-bed ED. We also offer dedicated pediatric rehab,
radiology, oncology and hematology capabilities. With clinical
diversity, exceptional training programs and a supportive culture,
this is a place where you can grow in your career as you help our
very special patients.POSITION SUMMARY
This position is responsible for the evaluation, planning,
administration and supervision of Physical Therapy treatment in
accordance with physician referral, state and national
organizational standards, regulatory agencies, and established
departmental policies and procedures. This position demonstrates
the clinical competence and knowledge necessary to provide
treatment appropriate to the age of the patients served.
1. Evaluates patient's functional abilities and limitations.
Determines if intervention is needed. Establishes a plan of care
and treatment goals. Completes comprehensive evaluation within the
established time frame set by the department. Identifies and
prioritizes key limiting factors. Establishes treatment goals that
are functional, measurable, patient related and reflects the key
limiting factors. Collaborates with patient and family/caregiver
when setting goals. Initiates discharge planning. Recommends
additions to or modifications of referring orders.
2. Implements individualized treatment plan with consideration to
the patient's physical, social, spiritual, cultural, educational
and age specific needs. Provides skilled treatment in a safe
manner. Assesses ongoing effectiveness of treatment and modifies
plan of care as indicated. Involves patient and family/caregiver in
the treatment and decision making process. Provides ongoing
education to physician, nurse, patient, family/caregiver, and
3. Documents according to professional practice guidelines set by
regulatory agencies. Documents legibly. Completes documentation
within the established time frames of the department. Documents
evidence based and individualized treatment techniques/plan.
Documentation reflects skilled intervention and comprehensive
assessment of the patient's progress or lack of progress. Treatment
goals are reassessed according to department policies.
4. Communicates pertinent patient information to ensure the best
possible follow through of care. Communicates evaluation/treatment
results and patient progress to physicians, nurses, patient,
family/caregiver, and interdisciplinary team. Communicates in a
clear and timely manner. Accepts responsibility to contact
physicians for routine or difficult problem solving to ensure
optimal patient outcome. Defends treatment rationale with standard
practices and/or current literature.
5. Exhibits adaptability in assignments as it relates to caseload,
scheduling, and staffing shifts. Takes initiative to assist in
other patient care areas and accepts responsibility for all patient
6. Demonstrates appropriate supervision and delegation of personnel
to achieve safe delivery of quality cost effective patient care.
Supervision and delegation of the PTA, ATC, Therapy Technician and
student complies with department policies and regulatory agencies.
Participates in the training and orientation of new personnel.
Assures competency of personnel, prior to delegation of task.
7. Department operational activities. Attends department required
meetings and/or follows up to obtain pertinent information.
Participates in departmental/facility process improvement. Meets
productivity standards set by the department.
8. This position has responsibility for interacting with all levels
of staff in a variety of departments, physicians, patients,
families, and external contacts such as employees of other health
care institutions, community provides and agencies concerning the
health care of the patient. Also interacts with the physician
offices in order to report, request or clarify information.
Must have graduated from an APTA accredited school of Physical
Therapy, or equivalent.
Must possess a current Physical Therapy license within the State of
practice. BLS certification required.
Relates throughout the interview process their clinical competency,
experience, training and education they have received that is
required to perform the job. Demonstrates through behaviors and
answers to job related experiential questions. Employees working
for Banner Home Care/Hospice or Boswell Skilled Nursing Facility
must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of
hire and maintain the card for the duration of their
Must have the ability to become proficient with computer software
applications commonly used in an automated patient care
environment. Patient care equipment, evaluation tools, and
therapeutic modalities. Copier, multi-line feature telephone, fax
machine, computer, pager, and miscellaneous office equipment.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSAdditional related education and/or
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