posted: August 19, 2014
Ashland Health & Rehab Center is seeking a Physical Therapist to join our In-House Rehab Team at our skilled nursing facility! Sign-on Bonus Available - New Grads encouraged to apply!
SavaSeniorCare affiliated facilities’ goal is to offer residents and staff a close-knit, family environment coupled with the resources you’d expect from an industry leader. As we continue to build the clinical expertise of our in-house rehab teams, we invite you to consider joining us. The SavaSeniorCare 202 affiliated facilities in 22 states strive to provide compassionate short- and long-term care. It’s our business—the only thing we do. We offer a wealth of resources to support our rehab teams including generous, flexible benefits packages, CEUs and continuing education tuition reimbursement. Consider all we have to offer: in-house rehab teams with clinical support, flexible schedules, modality programs, and mentorship.
Ashland Health & Rehab Center
1319 Beaser Avenue, Ashland, WI 54806
*5 Star rating in 2012 & 2013
*T2 Safety Award 2012
*Blue Ribbon Award for past 5 years 2008 - 2012
*Administrator has been at the facility for 24 years
*In-House Rehab Team
*Stable Rehab Team with between 4-12 years exp working at the facility
*ROX / Rehab Optima GiftRAP Software
*ACP Modality Equipment
*Vital Stim Equipment
*Small population of less than 9,000 (2010 census)
*Port town on south shore of Lake Superior
*Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (seacaves)
*Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge
*Copper Falls State Park
*Northland College / Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute
*Experience four seasons
*Annual “King of the Bay” snowmobiling drag races & ski/snowshoe races
*Half city block – agriculture Co-op
*40 miles to Upper Peninsula of Michigan
*Outdoor sports enthusiast haven: skiing, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, etc.
Physical Therapist (PT) evaluates and treats residents and patients with temporary or long term physical disabilities to relieve pain, restore function, and promote healing by applying the therapeutic properties of exercise, heat, ultrasound, massage and other forms of treatment.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
-Under a physician's order, performs the following within scope of practice and federal guidelines
-Evaluates, plans and administers treatment to patients with problems related to neuromuscular and musculoskeletal systems.
-Administers and interprets tests and measurements for muscle strength, coordination, range of motion, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency.
-Provides direct resident treatment in accordance with an established plan of care.
-Instructs patients, families, and caregivers in the care and use of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches and other devices.
-Maintains patient records.
-Devises special tools and treatment for the specific needs of patients.
-Conducts home assessments as appropriate to ensure discharge of residents to a safe environment.
-Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
-Performs other duties as assigned.
-Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy.
-One (1) year of clinical experience preferred.
-Current license to practice Physical Therapy issued by the State, if required by state law.
Physical Demands & Environment:
Shift work may be required. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, talk and hear. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance with applicable, law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
To discover more info about this career opportunity, please call: Lesley Mastalerz, Therapy Recruiter at 866-275-8111 or email email@example.com