Dignity Health Physical Therapist in PHOENIX, Arizona

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.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

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 Qualifications:

  • Internship or rotation 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 Qualifications:

  • 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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Job ID 2018-51578

Employment Type Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental

Department Acute Inpatient Physical Therapy

Hours / Pay Period 1

Facility St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center

Shift Day

Location PHOENIX

State/Province AZ

Standard Hours Weekends; 8 Hour or 10 Hour Shift