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Physical Therapist

Banner Health

This is a Full-time position in Payson, AZ posted March 19, 2023.

Primary City/State:

Payson, Arizona

Department Name:

Med-Surg-Hosp

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Clinical Care

**  $10K SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE **

The compassion and professionalism of our Therapy Services employees create a workplace that is full of opportunities for growth and learning. Our benefits, as well as our career opportunities, are competitive and employee-focused!

 

Banner Payson is a three-time recipient of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Thomson Reuters. Located in northern part of the state, Payson is known as “The Heart of Arizona” with beautiful landscapes and many opportunities to hike and explore.

 

As a Physical Therapist at Banner Payson Medical Center you will provide care to our great community. This opportunity will give you the chance to work in a family-like atmosphere with our amazing team of therapists. We dedicate our services to provide independence, confidence and an overall better quality of life to our patients and their families.

We are currently looking for a Part time Physical Therapist to join our team.  If you are looking to be part of a team that believes in each other and the work they do, Apply Today!

Interested in opportunities within Banner Health’s Rehab team?  Contact Sheri Averett at 307-347-6965 or sheri.averett@bannerhealth.com to hear about positions throughout our facilities.

Banner Payson Medical Center is the largest community health care provider in Arizona’s Rim Country and remains committed to making a difference in people’s lives by providing the highest quality of care to the residents of Payson and the many surrounding communities.   A full-service health care facility, the 24 bed hospital offers extensive services including cardiopulmonary/respiratory, emergency, intensive care, imaging, labor and delivery, laboratory, surgery and rehabilitation. Banner Payson Medical Center also offers an array of outpatient services and specialty clinics including OB/GYN, urology and podiatry surgery, general and orthopedic surgery, family medicine, outpatient imaging, bone densitometry, diagnostic x-rays, ultrasound, mammography, nuclear medicine, nuclear cardiac stress testing, CT scans, MRI, pulmonary function testing, EEG, infusion center, plus rehabilitation therapies.

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.

CORE FUNCTIONS
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 interdisciplinary team.

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 care needs.

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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 employment.

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 QUALIFICATIONS

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans

Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.

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