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Licensed Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant

Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Relocation and Housing assistance available! We are searching for energetic and enthusiastic licensed Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants to join our team in southeast NM - The Land of Enchantment! We have 3 outpatient clinics (Alamogordo, Artesia, and Carlsbad, NM) and welcome new graduates as well as licensed PT's and PTA's, with good clinical and customer service skills a must. Our emphasis is on mentoring, continuing education, cutting-edge technology, primary care programs, and quality professional care that exceed our patient's expectations. New Mexico offers beautiful and diverse geographical wonders, mild climate, year 'round outdoor activities (hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, camping, exploring). If you are interested in joining a great team of Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants and experiencing tremendous quality of life, please contact us immediately.

  • Physical Therapist Owned Organization
  • Primarily Outpatient Orthopedic
  • Over 20 Therapist on Staff/Many with Specialty Certifications
  • Competitive Salary
  • Tax Free Student Loan Repayment ($5250/yr) Unlimited for the life of your loan
  • Personalized Mentoring Program for New Grads
  • Professional Stipend and Paid Time Off for CEU's
  • In-house X-ray Conferences with Local Ortho Doctors
  • In-House Seminars with Nationally Known Presenters
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance/Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K option with 25% Employer contribution
  • Wellness Gym Membership/Reimbursement
  • Family Oriented Work EnvironmentJob SummaryResponsible for assessing, planning, organizing, and administering rehabilitativeprograms that improve mobility and daily functional activities, relieve pain,increase strength, and improve or correct disabling conditions resulting fromdisease or injury in accordance with New Mexico Practice Act guidelines.General AccountabilitiesPerforms initial exams, evaluating data to identify problems and determine adiagnosis prior to intervention. (PT only)Plans, prepares, executes, and supervises individually designed programs oftreatment to restore, improve and maintain physical functioning, alleviate pain, orprevent physical dysfunction in patients and aid in adjustment to disability.Provides quality care to all patients as appropriate for patient pathology.Schedules patients efficiently to meet Clinic productivity goals.Utilizes functional activities with proper coding and documentation to maximizepatient benefit.Manages active patients to ensure attendance and compliance with treatmentplan.Completes all required daily notes during treatment and other documentationtimely.Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress, and plans for reevaluation.Supervises supportive personnel in accordance with regulations.Evaluates functional outcomes at various stages and adjusts treatments toachieve maximum benefit.Prepares individualized home exercise programs and instructs patients andfamilies.Confers with patients, medical practitioners, or other appropriate parties to plan,implement, or assess intervention programs.Complies with Clinic policies and procedures and other regulatory standards;Executes practices as appropriate.Complies with professional, ethical, and legal standards.Ensures patient service and quality standards are met including patientinteraction and cleanliness of facilities.Ensures professionalism standards of the facilities and staff are met andmaintains professional image of the facilities.Participates in plans for continuous quality improvement regarding patient care,staff development and facility advancement.Complies with Clinic programs for functional outcomes and patient satisfaction.Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.Will follow written protocol/procedures for tasks. Will maintain up to dateprotocol/procedure for tasks.Job QualificationsMinimum Education: Graduate of Accredited Physical Therapy Program.Preferred Education: Doctorate of Science Degree in Physical Therapy.Minimum Experience: NonePreferred Experience: At least two years practicing in an outpatient setting.Minimum Field of Expertise: NonePreferred Field of Expertise: Specialized physical therapy techniques and theirutilization to restore, improve and maintain functioning, alleviate pain, or preventphysical dysfunction in patients.Certification: Current New Mexico Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant state license in goodstanding.Clear appropriate Background Check and ability to pass initial and ongoing drugscreenings.Demonstrates knowledge of anatomy, physiology, etiology, course, prognosis,and manifestations of a wide variety of disease processes.Ability to establish a clinical impression and patient problem list for patients with awide variety of injury or disease processes with appropriateindications/contraindications for treatment.Ability to design, implement and execute an appropriate treatment plan.Ability to perform a wide variety of treatment techniques, consistently andaccurately.Ability to effectively and appropriately document patient care activities accordingto clinic requirements.Ability to supervise support staff.Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal).CompetenciesAdaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competingdemands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal withchange, delays, or unexpected events.Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively; Listens and gets clarificationwhen necessary; Responds informatively to questions. Writes clearly andconcisely; Edits work; Varies writing style to meet specific needs; Presents dataeffectively; Able to read and interpret written information.Computer Skills - Skilled with computers, takes advantage of new technology,learns tools quickly, uses technology to enhance job performance.Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops andimplements cost saving measures; Conserves clinic resources.Customer Service - Focuses on the patient. Goes beyond basic serviceexpectations and pursues solutions until the patient is satisfied.Dependability - Meets deadlines; Works independently; Accountable; Maintainsfocus; Punctual; Good attendance record.Initiative - Takes action, seeks new opportunities, strives to see projects tocompletion.Managing People - Includes staff in planning and decision-making processes;Makes self accessible to staff; Provides regular feedback; Developssubordinates' skills and encourages growth; Seeks to improve processes,products and services.Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently;Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives.Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems time efficiently; Gathers andanalyzes information; Develops solutions; Uses reason.Productivity - Manages workload and works efficiently. Respects and achievesClinic goals and objectives.Professionalism - Approaches others in a polite and tactful manner; Maintainscomposure and reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect andconsideration; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through oncommitments; Maintains professional appearance (uniforms); Keeps a flexibleattitude; Arrives to work promptly and is prepared to help patients/clients/coworkers by start time.Quality - Strives to eliminate errors; Accurate work is a priority; Seeksopportunities to improve services.Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reportspotentially unsafe and/or abusive conditions. Uses good body mechanics. Usesequipment and materials properly.Teaching/Training - Clearly explains concepts; Varies presentation style tosatisfy different learning needs.Teamwork - Promotes cooperation and commitment within team to achievegoals. Encourages team unity through sharing information or expertise, workingtogether to solve problems, and putting team success first.Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursuesdevelopmental opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills;Shares expertise with others.Physical DemandsFrequently required to sit, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach withhands and arms.Frequently required to talk or hear.Specific vision abilities required for this job include: close vision, distance vision,ability to adjust or focus.Frequently cleans and maintains equipment.Frequently required to lift, pull, push and place patients on treatment equipment.Frequently required to sit, walk or stand.Frequently required to stoop, kneel or crouch.Occasionally required to lift and/or move greater than 50 pounds with assistance.Work EnvironmentExposure to moving mechanical parts.The noise level in the work environment usually is moderate.Compensation details: 82000-100000 Yearly SalaryPI223bba69f877-31181-33118103

Keywords: NM REHAB INC, Roswell , Licensed Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant, Healthcare , Carlsbad, New Mexico

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