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Physical Therapist PRN - Flagstaff, Arizona

Company: Northern Arizona Orthopaedics
Location: Flagstaff
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Northern Arizona Orthopaedics is home to trusted physicians who specialize in all subspecialties of bone, joint, and spine care. Our goal is to return youtoa life where youractivity, function, and mobilityare restored. Integrated teams provide afull range of orthopedic care, including joint replacement and revision, sports medicine, shoulder, elbow and hand surgery, foot and ankle reconstruction, trauma, and orthopedic spine procedures. HOPCo (Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company) is the corporate parent of Arizona-based entities, The CORE Institute, Northern Arizona Orthopaedics, The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital, and Michigan-based The CORE Institute.HOPCo is a vertically integrated musculoskeletal outcomes management company. HOPCo manages physician practices, hospital service lines, population health and value-based care programs, and musculoskeletal delivery networks.Please see below for the functions and requirements to be a Physical Therapist with Northern Arizona Orthopaedics.$5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS PLUS $2,500 retention BONUS after 12 monthsGENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:Responsible for providing medical care as delegated by the physician.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assesses patient health status including state of wellness, compliance with the care plan and determines appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.Provides acute and chronic patient care including taking histories, doing physicals,Assesses patient condition, establishes goals, treatments, and care plans in conjunction with the physician, patient/family.Ensures that appropriate treatment is performed in an interdisciplinary fashion, consulting with physicians about the impact of physical therapy factors on the patient's health status.Documents findings, treatments, and other patient information for the medical record.Educates patient/family on appropriate care and use of various therapies/exercises.Serves as information/education resource for patients, families, and staff.Supervises Physical Therapy Assistants and Physical Therapy Technicians.Serves as a resource to Physical Therapy staff.Provides ongoing education to the Physical Therapy staff.Assists the director with patient care issues.Maintains patient confidentiality.The job holder must demonstrate current competencies for the job position.EDUCATION: Requires a Master's degree and current certification as a Physical TherapistEXPERIENCE:Two plus years of experience in Spine orthopedics and general orthopedics.REQUIREMENTS:Two years of experience in and out patient physical therapy clinic Experience with orthopaedics is preferredKNOWLEDGE:Knowledge of acute and chronic protocols, administration of medications, delivering physical care following the treatment plan.Knowledge of how to assess patient health and measure/record physiologic and growth indices.Knowledge of health promotion principles and techniques and patient learning measurements.SKILLS:Skill in gathering and analyzing physiological, socioeconomic, and emotional patient data.Skill in accurately evaluating patient problems in person or via phone and providing appropriate advice, intervention, or referral.Skill in evaluating and revising the care plan based on patient changes.ABILITIES:Ability to make responsible decisions within the scope of a dependent medical practitioner.Ability to develop health education programs and materials.Ability to work collaboratively with all members of the health care team.#CORE

Keywords: Northern Arizona Orthopaedics, Flagstaff , Physical Therapist PRN - Flagstaff, Arizona, Healthcare , Flagstaff, Arizona

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