Job Number: 293901
If you are looking for an exciting and challenging opportunity, join the team of Dignity Health Rehabilitation Hospital. This newly contstructed hospital serves patients recovering from strokes, brain and spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries, and other conditions. The 50-bed hospital is a joint venture partnership between Dignity Health and Kindred Healthcare in Chandler, Arizona.
Highly need for PRN: Weekend shift coverage
The PRN Physical Therapist (PT) assumes responsibility and accountability for a designated group of patients and provides physical therapy evaluations, modalities and treatments in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, maintaining the highest degree of quality patient care. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.
The PRN PT accurately assesses patients' needs; identifies and initiates appropriate physical therapy interventions; provides patient and family teaching; and works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional physical therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork. These functions are carried out according to hospital policy in accordance with the mission and vision of the hospital and consistent with the philosophy of the department.
Performs an appropriate assessment on each patient and performs reassessments, as per policy. Performs accurate and timely FIM scoring. The population is adult and geriatric patients requiring an adult medical rehabilitation program and services.
Must have a current Physical Therapist License in the state and have a Current Basic Life Support/CPR Card.
Potential for alternative scheduling options- i.e. evening hours.
Position has a 2 year minimum experience as a licensed physical therapist required.