Ensign Therapy


PT - Riverbend (38294250)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas - United States
Posted: 11/15/2017

PT - Riverbend

Position: Physical Therapist PRN - Riverbend

Location: Kansas City, KS

Job Id: 1943-KS 45

# of Openings: 2

Physical Therapist - PRN

Riverbend Post Acute Care - Kansas City, KS



About the Opportunity:

Riverbend Post Acute Care is the newest acquisition to join our Ensign family in the Kansas City area. We are recruiting for a per diem Physical Therapist to join our in-house therapy team and help us build our programs. Enjoy a fun work atmosphere, an amazing gym and state of the art equipment, a diverse patient population and the opportunity to create and implement the programs that will best serve the needs of your patients. In addition, we can offer a highly competitive compensation Connect with us today to learn more about this amazing opportunity!





Riverbend Post Acute Care receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 180 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:

Screen and/or evaluate patients within forty‑eight (48) hours of physician referral

Develop effective treatment plans and obtain approval for services from referring physician

Treat patients according to the physician treatment plan

Supervise Physical Therapy Assistants and Aides in direct patient care and patient related activities, following state practice acts and adherence 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 Conferences, Utilization Review meetings and Rehabilitation Conferences

Participate in in‑service training program for other staff in the facility

Record evaluations, daily treatment notes, weekly progress notes, HCFA therapy cert/POC forms, per the facility’s policy and procedure

Record treatment changes daily per policy and procedure

Instruct patient's families or nursing staff in maintenance programs

Participate in discharge planning

Coordinates necessary durable medical equipment for patients to facilitate safety and independence in mobility; i.e., braces, walkers, canes, elevated toilet seats and grab bars

Report any problems with department equipment so that it is maintained in good working order

Comply with the Physical Therapy Practice Act in the state and the facility’s policy and procedures



Experience/Qualifications:

Licensed Physical Therapist



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



Riverbend Post Acute Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Per Diem
Minimum Education Level:Bachelor of Science
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Physical Therapist
Physical Therapy Assistant

What if.....

.....corporate structure took a back seat

.....therapists were free to do their best work

.....you were surrounded by amazing clinicians and operators every day

.....your in-house therapy team was supported with continuing education, professional development and employee first culture

.....there was no tolerance for mediocrity

Would you build something great?


If you answered yes, we invite you to learn more about Ensign and our growing network of 119 independently owned and operated healthcare facilities providing long term care and exceptional rehabilitation services to patients in need. We can be found throughout the western United States including Nebraska and Iowa and are continuing to expand as the right opportunities present themselves.


We are always on the look- out for exceptional therapists to help us create great programs and provide outstanding care. We offer something different from corporate healthcare and contract therapy companies. Intrigued? Call us or email us today and learn more!


877-595-0509 - jfunk@ensigngroup.net

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