Company: CHRISTUS Health
Base Pay: N/A
Employee Type: Full-Time
Industry Type: Healthcare - Health Services
Job Type: Nurse
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Become part of a team that serves as the backbone of our entire health care system. As such, you can be assured of enjoying a rewarding career. CHRISTUS Health is dedicated to providing comprehensive care for all patients. We are one of the most respected health care systems in the nation that also offers a wide range of opportunities for individuals interested in non-clinical roles. CHRISTUS Health is committed to supporting the development needs of CHRISTUS leaders and Associates in order to help them realize a greater degree of personal and professional achievement and satisfaction. CHRISTUS is committed to providing a total compensation package to fulfill your health, body, mind, and spiritual needs. We support our health ctare teams with competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package.
Provides therapy services per appropriate discipline (Physical, Occupational, or Speech Language Pathology) to patients referred, including assessment, treatment plan development and implementation with follow-up and discharge planning. Will assist the Director/Manager in direct oversight of daily patient care operations in outpatient and/or inpatient areas of the department. Will provide staff support, staff development, ensure appropriate patient care assignments, and assist in ensuring appropriate staffing patterns for caseload. This position will constitute 60% patient care/40% administrative duty.
Whether your skills lie in patient care or administration and you prefer to work in not-for-profit health care, CHRISTUS Health facilities may have a career opportunity for you. CHRISTUS Health and our facilities are committed to being an equal opportunity employer as part of our on-going mission. It is the policy of CHRISTUS Health not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, orientation, disability, age or national origin.
A. Performs comprehensive diagnostic evaluations to determine the status of the physical and cognitive abilities of inpatients and outpatients, considering diagnosis and age specific needs.
B. Develops and implements, with patient/family participation, individualized treatment plans, as indicated, considering diagnosis and age specific needs, with measurable goals and methods to achieve goals.
C. Adheres consistently to the P&Ps relating to the documentation, to include: Initial Patient Evaluations, Daily and Weekly Progress, Notes as required, Discharge Summaries and other notations as Appropriate
D. Participates in patient care conferences, family conference, in-service programs, departmental and interdepartmental meetings.
E. Counsels both patient (if appropriate), family and other involved individuals regarding patient evaluation, care and treatment.
F. Initiates and completes discharge planning in a timely manner and provides effective education and training.
G. Assists Manager/Director with supervision of therapists, ancillary personnel, volunteers, and students.
H. Assists Manager/Director with Orientation of new Associates, staffing/patient scheduling to ensure productivity for all associates, staff development which may include coaching and/or mentoring.
I. Assists Manager/Director to ensure all associates meet assigned competency requirements.
J. Assists the Manager/Director in Performance Improvement activities.
K. Assists with organization/conducting department meetings; provides communication for Associates to ensure that all employees are kept up-to-date and that a team approach to providing rehabilitation services is maintained.
L. Maintains an awareness of outside agencies in the community to make appropriate referrals, when indicated, to network and increase knowledge of community resources.
M. Identifies and provides educational opportunities for self, department, and community. Participates in research activities as appropriate.
N. Fosters and promotes positive and professional relationships with members of the medical staff, physicians, and referral sources.
O. Demonstrates competence to perform assigned patient care responsibilities in a manner that meets the age-specific, developmental, and population specific needs of members served by the department.
P. Appropriately adapts assigned patient assessment, treatment, and/or care methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychological, cultural, age-specific and other developmental needs of each patient served.
Q. Takes personal responsibility to ensure compliance with all policies, procedures and standards as promulgated by state and federal agencies, the hospital, and other regulatory entities.
R. Performs all duties in a manner that protects the confidentiality of patients and does not solicit or disclose any confidential information unless it is necessary in the performance of assigned job duties.
S. Demonstrates adherence to the CORE Values of Santa Rosa Health Care.
T. Performs other duties as assigned.
CHRISTUS Health is committed to providing meaningful benefits for you and your family and to sharing with you the prosperity you help create. We support our health care teams with competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package.
Medical Health Coverage
Prescription Drug Plan
Group Term Life
Accidental Death & Dismemberment
1. Bachelor’s, Master’s or entry level Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from an accredited college/University in the area of Physical Therapy is required. –OR-
2. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college/University in the area of Occupational Therapy is required. –OR-
3. Master’s degree from an accredited college/University in the area of Speech Language Pathology is required.
1. Minimum of five years experience in direct patient care is required
2. Must have a minimum of 3 years experience in a multi-discipline treating setting for familiarity with all disciplines.
1. Licensed as a Physical Therapist by the State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners of Texas Required. –OR-
2. Licensed as an Occupational Therapist by the State Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners of Texas required. –OR-
3. Licensed as a Speech Language Pathologist by the State Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology of Texas and must be certified by the American Speech-Language-Heating Association required.
4. CPR certification is required.
1. All assessment and treatment tools routinely used specific to that discipline.
E. Working Conditions/Physical Requirement:
1. Physically able to perform the daily responsibilities associated with patient treatment to include, but not limited to, patient transfers, ambulation, and lifting/lowering of equipment.
1. Must also successfully complete the pre-employment/post job offer health screening examination and the annual screening, each year thereafter as an employee.
Requisition Number: 3003426
DIGNITY - Respect for
the worth of every person, recognition and commitment to the value of
diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor
INTEGRITY - Honesty, justice, and consistency in
EXCELLENCE - High standards of service and
COMPASSION - Service in a spirit of empathy, love,
STEWARDSHIP - Wise and just use of talents and
in a collaborative manner.