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Physical Therapist

Company: Ambercare
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Come work for one of the largest Home Health Care companies in the State of New Mexico. Ambercare is dedicated to your personal and professional growth through management training and employee appreciation. We also give back to the community by helping homebound persons remain in their homes by providing short-term financial assistance and locating community services. Come work for a top-rated Healthcare agency where your future is our top priority.We offer:Great culture and team atmosphereComprehensive benefits effective the first of the month401(k) retirement plan with a generous company matchGenerous time off accrualsPaid holidaysMileage reimbursementTuition ReimbursementEmployee Referral ProgramMerit IncreasesEmployee Discount ProgramsWork/life balancePhysical Therapist What You'll Do:Provides physical therapy services to patients according to a written physician's plan of care and as defined in the state Physical Therapy Practice Act.Advise, consult and teach appropriate treatment procedures and supportive activities to clients, family members and other agency staffAssist the provider in evaluating level of functionParticipate in the development of the plan of carePrepare clinical and progress notesTranslate all exercise into functional activities or activities of daily livingDevelop needed plans for modifying equipment, appliances and the physical surrounding in clients homeConfer regularly with attending provider regarding client's progress and report the physical and emotional conditions and reactions to treatment and interpret social and physical factors in the environment that affect careInterpret to the client and family the implication of the treatment consistent with the actions and wishes of the providerProvide families with information, support and encouragement to help motivate them in their progressPrepares and submits clinical and progress summaries based on the attainment of goals.Supervises physical therapy assistants according to organization policy and state regulations.Maintains accurate clinical records, keeping track of goals and progress of clients'Physical Therapist Assistant What You'll Do:Provides direct physical therapy according to directions of a qualified physical therapist and in accordance with the physician's plan of care and as defined in the state Physical Therapy Practice Act.Treats patient to relieve pain, develop or restore function, and maintain maximum performance.Directs and aids patients in active and passive therapeutic exercises, muscle reeducation, gait and functional training, transfer activities and prosthetic training.Administer non-complex therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, traction, heat, light, cold, water and electrical modalities to clients with relatively stable conditionsInstruct, motivate and assist clients in learning and improving functional activitiesObserve clients progress and response to treatment and report finding to the physical therapistAssist in preparing clinical notes and progress reports documenting physical therapy treatments performed and submit them for review into the clinical recordReport any changes in the client's condition to the qualified supervising Physical Therapist and Director of Nursing/ Director of Therapy. Changes in the plan of care may be made following authorization, instruction and supervision by the Physical TherapistInstructs patients in care and use of wheelchairs, braces, crutches, canes, and prosthetic or orthotic devicesQualifications:Physical TherapistGraduate from a School of Physical Therapy approved by the American Physical Therapy Association or Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and the Physical Therapy AssociationCurrent licensure as a Physical Therapist in the state of practiceAt least two (2) years' experience in an acute hospital or equivalent experience (preferred)Physical Therapist AssistantGraduate of an accredited physical therapy assistant program with either an Associate's degree in science or applied science that is approved by American Physical Therapy Association, Inc.Current licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the state of practiceAt least one (1) years' experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant (preferredMust possess current CPR and First Aid CertificationMust have reliable transportation, current driver's license and appropriate automobile insuranceText 4849 to to apply

Keywords: Ambercare, Santa Fe , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Las Vegas, New Mexico

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