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Physical Therapist PRN - Rehab Services

Memorial Medical Center Las Cruces, NM Per Diem
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Memorial Medical Center

Memorial Medical Centerin Las Cruces, NM is a LifePoint Acute Care Hospital nestled in the beautifulLand of Enchantment. Las Cruces offers a multitude of outdoor adventures,unique culinary experiences, vibrant heritage and culture, top-rated farmersmarkets and beautiful views of the Organ Mountains.

Memorial MedicalCenter’s mission of “Making Communities Healthier” allows every team member tofocus on the exceptional care we provide our families, friends, and neighbors.At Memorial Medical Center we strive to create places where people choose tocome for healthcare, physicians want to practice and employees want to work.Our focus in these areas is evident daily as we deliver high quality patientcare, support our physicians, create excellent workplaces for our employees andtake leadership roles our community all while maintaining fiscalresponsibility.

Memorial Medical Centeris proud of our achievements and recognition. We are accredited through TheJoint Commission for our Total Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Program,Commission on Cancer Accredited Program, and a Chest Pain Center accreditationthrough SCPC. We have been awarded the 2019 Readers Choice Favorite Hospital.

If you are acompassionate Physical Therapist looking for a superb career opportunity withone of New Mexico’s leading healthcare providers, join our Physical Therapyteam at Memorial Medical Center! We are seeking a positive and dedicatedPhysical Therapist to provide excellent therapy services for our patients inour growing department. As a Physical Therapist with Memorial Medical Center,you will provide direct patient care services to individuals of all ages thatrestore function, improve mobility, relieve pain and prevent or limit permanentphysical disabilities in a supportive, team oriented environment in accordancewith the principals and practices of physical therapy and with Memorial MedicalCenter policies and procedures. Our rehab department has an active role incommunicating recommendations for next level of care and assessing DME needs.Our physical therapists have the opportunity to evaluate and treat patientswith a variety of medical needs located throughout the facility includingICU/CCU, orthopedics, medical/surgical, NICU, PICU, ED, and others. You willwork closely with a dynamic, interactive interdisciplinary team includingoccupational therapy, speech therapy, therapy technicians, nursing, patientcare technicians, physicians, case management, respiratory therapy, pharmacy,and others.

Additionalresponsibilities of the Physical Therapist include:

•   Perform appropriate physical therapyevaluations, implement and manage an       individualized evidence-based patient plan of care according tophysician orders

•   Documenting patient progress daily and adjustingtreatment plans as necessary

•   Accurately bill for services provided inaccordance to CMS guidelines

•   Supervise assistants, technicians, students

•   Opening communicate with case management toassist with throughput

•    Assess patients’ need and use devices suchas crutches, walkers, wheelchairs or prostheses

•    Collaborate with other healthcareproviders to maintain continuity of care and focus on patient goals

•    Maintain productivity standards

Minimum Education: BS in Physical Therapy from an accredited university required as the minimumlevel of education. 

Minimum Experience: Noprevious experience.

Preferred Experience:1-2 years in acute care, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Certification.

RequiredCertification/Registration: Registered Physical Therapist in State of NewMexico; Temporary license acceptable; CPR Certification. 

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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