• Physical Therapist

    Job ID
    2019-73597
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Acute Inpatient Physical Therapy
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    PHOENIX
    State/Province
    AZ
    Standard Hours
    7:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Weekend rotation required
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs.

    Responsibilities

    The Acute Care Therapy Department at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center provides the evaluation and treatment of patients with a wide variety of diagnoses in a fast-paced, challenging, and rewarding medical setting. Our Therapists are critical members of a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to achieving optimal outcomes for our patients. We are committed to teamwork and collaboration; our participation in interdisciplinary patient rounding occurs daily on a number of units throughout the facility providing therapy professionals to work autonomously.

    The Physical Therapist provides patient care including evaluating patient for treatment, providing and directing administration of the Physical Therapy care plan upon Physician referral. Consults with other health care disciplines to co-ordinate therapeutic programs and discharge planning for individual patient. Instructs patients and care givers in home programs for exercises and functional activities.Assists with patient program management, while also delivering patient services. Serves as a resource by sharing expertise and knowledge and assisting with staff professional development.

     

    Qualifications

    Minimum:

    • Internship or rotatidon in appropriate clinical setting required.
    • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy program required.Computer skills required.
    • Must be licensed as a Physical Therapist in the State of Arizona.
    • Current BLS through the American Heart Association required. 

     

    Preferred:

    • 2 years progressive experience in clinical area, performing patient clinical care preferred.
    • Master's or Doctorate degree in appropriate clinical area preferred.
    • Prior use of electronic health record preferred.

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