Physical Therapist - Villages of Dallas

Villages of Dallas
Dallas TX
Per Diem
 
The Villages of Dallas, TX, is seeking a PRN PT to join our in-house therapy team at We seek great clinicians who are interested in developing and implementing programs and providing excellent therapy services to our patients. In return, we can offer an in-house work environment where you will be respected and valued as a clinician along with competitive compensation and continuing education opportunities for professional growth. 
 
The Villages of Dallas 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. Ensign culture has come to life in these facility teams and is evident in the ownership, passion, and celebration found in their departments every day. In addition, Ensign culture has fostered an environment where therapists have an unprecedented level of freedom to create and implement the programs that will best serve their patients and communities.
 
Duties:   
  • Evaluate patients within forty‑eight (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 nTherapy 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 maintain 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
Experience/Qualifications:
Licensed Physical Therapist
This position is open to PTs at all experience levels.
 
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 
We are 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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6144-TX PRN - Published 2021-06-15 16:10:10 (Updated 2021-07-29 15:03:06)
 
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