Physical Therapist - Palmer, AK (PRN)

ID283528
Per Diem
304 West Evergreen Ave
Palmer, AK 99645
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Job Description

Experience the power of physical therapy with Select Physical Therapy in Palmer, AK! 

Our outpatient orthopedic physical therapy center in Palmer, AK is looking for a compassionate and driven licensed Physical Therapist to provide exceptional patient care experiences.  Seize the opportunity to join our highly trained and respected physical therapy team that provides preventative and rehabilitative services that help improve quality of life for the community in which they live and work. Our work environment offers a great opportunity to provide skilled care to our patients and grow with the nation’s leader in outpatient physical therapy.

We are seeking per diem physical therapists for as needed coverage (vacation, emergency, sick, etc.). An ideal physical therapist has previous OP ortho experience but we ARE able to consider new graduates with multiple clinicians on staff. We treat a diverse population of teens through geriatrics with women's health, lymphedema, hand therapy and dry needling specialty services on top of general orthopedics. Select Physical Therapy in Palmer is open from 7am until 6pm seeking as needed physical therapist coverage between our hours of operation.

This is a PRN position.  Rate starts at $50/hr depending on experience.

Select Medical Corporation's outpatient divisions are nationally prominent, locally driven providers of outpatient physical rehabilitation with over 1800 locations in 39 states, including the District of Columbia. Throughout the country we operate primarily as Select Physical Therapy, NovaCare Rehabilitation, Physio, Kessler Rehabilitation Center, KORT, Saco Bay Physical Therapy, Concentra, SSM Physical Therapy and Keystone Physical Therapy. Our highly respected clinical team provides preventative and rehabilitative services that maximize functionality and promote well-being. We develop individualized treatment plans to help achieve each patient's specific goals. Our integrated local market network allows us to effectively partner with physicians, employers, payors and case managers to achieve optimal patient outcomes in a cost-effective manner. We also provide physical therapy and athletic training services to professional sports teams, colleges, universities and high schools. #ACN

 

Responsibilities

  • Understand appropriate state practice acts and adhere to the laws which govern how physical therapists may practice and whom physical therapists may supervise.
  • Complete and maintain all corporate & clinical services required training and maintain compliance with state/local/federal regulations.
  • Evaluate, treat, and direct treatment for patients for whom physical therapy is medically necessary and document this need clearly.
  • Maintain open and respectful communication with co-workers, physicians, patients, family members, and third-party payors at all times.
  • Attend and/or participate in facility meetings as directed by the center manager.

Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate of an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) accredited school of physical therapy
  • Valid State Physical Therapy License required
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required.

Additional Data

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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