Physical Therapist - Ukiah Post Acute

Ukiah
Ukiah California
Full Time
 
 
Join our amazing in-house therapy team and we cover  your student loan payments for 24 months up to $15,000 dollars!!
Ukiah Post Acute Care in Ukiah, CA, is currently seeking a dedicated, passionate PT to help grow our therapy services. We are looking for a physical therapist who wants to make a positive impact in the lives of the seniors we care for. Our services include skilled care, long-term care and outpatient therapy.  Be sure to ask us about facility specific specialty programs like HeartPARC, Abilities Care, Big & Loud, and other opportunities for you to continue learning and receive focused program training to enhance your therapy career.
Ukiah is a hidden gem of a city located in beautiful Mendocino County in Northern California.  Surrounded by redwood forests and only 35 miles from the coast, there are unlimited opportunities for outdoor recreation.  In addition, Ukiah is home to Lake Mendocino and world class vineyards. Enjoy all of the amazing perks of living in this beautiful area with a significantly lower cost of living than most areas in the state.
Ukiah Post Acute receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 200 independently owned healthcare operations located throughout the United States. Help us build something great and share in the Ensign experience with these in-house facility teams where our core values of  ownership, passion for learning, loving one another, and celebration are evident every day. Be sure to ask us about facility specific specialty programs like Heart PARC, Abilities Care, Music & Memory, Alter G, Big & Loud, and opportunities for you to continue learning and receive focused program training to enhance your therapy career.  
 
Experience/Qualifications:
Licensed Physical Therapist
This position is open to PTs at all experience levels.
 
Duties:   
  • Evaluate patients within 48 hours of physician referral
  • Develop effective treatment plans and obtains approval for services from referring physician
  • Treat patients according to the physician’s treatment plan
  • Supervise Physical Therapy Assistants and Aides in direct patient care and patient related activities and adhere to facility Supervision Policy and Procedure Matrix
  • Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problems and plans
  • Participate in Patient Care Conference, Utilization Review Meeting and Rehabilitation Conferences
  • Participate in in‑service training program for other staff in the facility
  • Document all regulatory and clinically required information in the electronic documentation system and maintains patient records according to company policy.
  • Record treatment charges daily per facility policy and procedures
  • Instruct patient’s families or nursing staff in maintenance programs
  • Participate in discharge planning
  • Coordinate necessary durable medical equipment and adaptive equipment for patients to facilitate safety and independence in ADL’s
  • Report any problems with department equipment so that it is maintained in good working order
  • Comply with Physical Therapy Practice Act and the facility Policy and Procedures
Desired Skills: 
  • Exhibits a sincere desire to help patients and residents in their rehabilitation process 
  • Superior interpersonal communication skills 
  • Strong writing skills required for documentation of the care you provide 
  • Exhibits knowledge and understanding of therapy practice 
  • Possesses and conveys high degree of credibility and integrity 
  • Enjoys team cohesion, is a team player, has a positive attitude and a strong desire to make a constructive impact on organizational excellence 
  • Understands and accepts the unpredictable nature and needs of the therapy function in a busy rehab department   
Ukiah Post Acute Care Center is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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Last updated 2021-08-20
 
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