Company: Banner Health
Posted on: January 24, 2023
$20k Sign On Bonus & Relocation Available For This Role
Good health care is key to a good life. At Banner Health, we
understand that, and that's why we work hard every day to make a
difference in people's lives. Do you like the idea of making a
positive change in people's lives - and your own? If so, this could
be the perfect opportunity for you.
Ogallala offers one of Nebraska's most popular recreational areas
Lake McConaughy, the state's largest lake. There are all sorts of
activities here from boating, fishing and camping to viewing the
diverse avian populations. West Wing Golf Club provides a relaxing
18-hole game through moguls and greens while a stroll down Main
Street offers a glimpse into life in a 19th Century town.
Ogallala Community Hospital is proud to be named a Top 100 out of
more than 1,300 critical access hospitals in the country. As a
Physical Therapist at Ogallala Community Hospital Rehabilitation,
you will evaluate and treat a wide range of diagnoses and
populations in an outpatient and inpatient setting. If you want to
be part of an amazing team who works together to achieve an
uplifting environment, Apply Today!
We are currently looking for a Full time Physical Therapist to join
Interested in opportunities within Banner Health's Rehab team?
Contact Sheri Averett at
or to hear about positions throughout our facilities.
Ogallala Community Hospital combines tradition and technology in
the charming small town of Ogallala, Neb. Our 18-bed facility is at
the heart of a well-integrated, total care system from primary care
to specialty care and is committed to meeting the health care needs
of western Nebraska. Serving a patient population from newborns
through geriatric patients, we operate a very busy outpatient
clinic as well as a specialty clinic with a variety of visiting
specialists, including cardiology, urology, OB/GYN, podiatry, ENT
and ophthalmology. Our commitment to compassionate, innovative
patient care is evidenced in our receiving the Recognition of
Quality Award from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska in 2007, 2008
and 2009. We also provide a uniquely rewarding lifestyle for
healthcare professionals. In fact, we are located just a few miles
from the shore of beautiful Lake McConaughy, Nebraska's largest
body of water. With more than 100 miles of shoreline and white sand
beaches you'll enjoy recreational opportunities for all
This position is responsible for the evaluation, planning,
administration and supervision of Physical Therapy treatment in
accordance with physician referral, state and national
organizational standards, regulatory agencies, and established
departmental policies and procedures. This position demonstrates
the clinical competence and knowledge necessary to provide
treatment appropriate to the age of the patients served.
1. Evaluates patient's functional abilities and limitations.
Determines if intervention is needed. Establishes a plan of care
and treatment goals. Completes comprehensive evaluation within the
established time frame set by the department. Identifies and
prioritizes key limiting factors. Establishes treatment goals that
are functional, measurable, patient related and reflects the key
limiting factors. Collaborates with patient and family/caregiver
when setting goals. Initiates discharge planning. Recommends
additions to or modifications of referring orders.
2. Implements individualized treatment plan with consideration to
the patient's physical, social, spiritual, cultural, educational
and age specific needs. Provides skilled treatment in a safe
manner. Assesses ongoing effectiveness of treatment and modifies
plan of care as indicated. Involves patient and family/caregiver in
the treatment and decision making process. Provides ongoing
education to physician, nurse, patient, family/caregiver, and
3. Documents according to professional practice guidelines set by
regulatory agencies. Documents legibly. Completes documentation
within the established time frames of the department. Documents
evidence based and individualized treatment techniques/plan.
Documentation reflects skilled intervention and comprehensive
assessment of the patient's progress or lack of progress. Treatment
goals are reassessed according to department policies.
4. Communicates pertinent patient information to ensure the best
possible follow through of care. Communicates evaluation/treatment
results and patient progress to physicians, nurses, patient,
family/caregiver, and interdisciplinary team. Communicates in a
clear and timely manner. Accepts responsibility to contact
physicians for routine or difficult problem solving to ensure
optimal patient outcome. Defends treatment rationale with standard
practices and/or current literature.
5. Exhibits adaptability in assignments as it relates to caseload,
scheduling, and staffing shifts. Takes initiative to assist in
other patient care areas and accepts responsibility for all patient
6. Demonstrates appropriate supervision and delegation of personnel
to achieve safe delivery of quality cost effective patient care.
Supervision and delegation of the PTA, ATC, Therapy Technician and
student complies with department policies and regulatory agencies.
Participates in the training and orientation of new personnel.
Assures competency of personnel, prior to delegation of task.
7. Department operational activities. Attends department required
meetings and/or follows up to obtain pertinent information.
Participates in departmental/facility process improvement. Meets
productivity standards set by the department.
8. This position has responsibility for interacting with all levels
of staff in a variety of departments, physicians, patients,
families, and external contacts such as employees of other health
care institutions, community provides and agencies concerning the
health care of the patient. Also interacts with the physician
offices in order to report, request or clarify information.
Must have graduated from an APTA accredited school of Physical
Therapy, or equivalent.
Must possess a current Physical Therapy license within the State of
practice. BLS certification required.
Relates throughout the interview process their clinical competency,
experience, training and education they have received that is
required to perform the job. Demonstrates through behaviors and
answers to job related experiential questions. Employees working
for Banner Home Care/Hospice or Boswell Skilled Nursing Facility
must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of
hire and maintain the card for the duration of their
Must have the ability to become proficient with computer software
applications commonly used in an automated patient care
environment. Patient care equipment, evaluation tools, and
therapeutic modalities. Copier, multi-line feature telephone, fax
machine, computer, pager, and miscellaneous office equipment.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.
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