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Physical Therapist

Company: District Medical Group
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

About the Company:
District Medical Group (DMG) is well known as a respected leader in the healthcare industry in the Phoenix area, with a reputation for outstanding leadership, innovation and dedication to the patients and communities we serve. DMG employs over 650 credentialed providers and more than 350 professional/administrative staff as one of the largest physician groups in the Valley.

What Does DMG Offer?
DMG continuously strives for and succeeds in providing a strong and positive work environment through employee appreciation, team collaboration, competitive compensation, mentoring, and great benefits including:
--- A strong Healthcare benefits package inclusive of Medical, Dental and Vision- Employee eligibility effective DAY ONE
--- A rich 401(k) with employer match, increasing annually up to 6%
--- Flexible Spending Account plan
--- Generous Paid Time Off plan (3 weeks year one)
--- 10 paid holidays annually
--- Paid Sick Time
--- and more

About The Role:
The Physical Therapist is responsible for providing patient care to the pediatric population including; evaluating patients for treatment as well as providing and directing administration of the Physical Therapy care plan upon physician referral.

Schedule
This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week.

What Your Primary Responsibilities Would Be:
--- Evaluates and treats patients with sensory-motor and/or musculoskeletal disorders/delays, demonstrating knowledge of normal growth and skills necessary to provide age appropriate services. This may include recommendations for equipment to maximize performance.
--- Organizes, develops, implements, and coordinates motor performance of patient care with other clinic disciplines and resources within the community, including discharge planning via charting. This includes patient/family teaching for appropriate function within the home and implementation of home programs.
--- Instructs patients and care givers in home programs for exercises and functional activities.
--- Maintains appropriate clinical and administrative records within the Electronic Medical Records system regarding patient's care.
--- Provides complete assessment/diagnostic summary of patient examination and evaluation.
--- Uses pediatric based behavior management strategies and matches diagnostic/therapeutic interventions to age and disability of children.
--- Establishes appropriate treatment plans with age-appropriate goals and target timeframes, which are discussed with family and mutually agreed upon.
--- Family-centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team.
--- Critically analyzes patient response to treatment and modifies as needed.
--- Maintains an awareness of the physiological, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of each patient.
--- Serves as a resource by sharing expertise and knowledge and assisting with staff professional development.

The Successful Candidate Will Possess:
--- High School Diploma or equivalent
--- Graduate of Accredited Physical Therapy Program
--- AZ Physical Therapy License
--- Minimum of 2 years experience as a Physical Therapist
--- Bilingual Spanish/English preferred
--- Knowledge of pediatric orthopedic and neurological child development.
--- Knowledge of examination techniques and therapeutic procedure.
--- Active listening skills, demonstrates compassion and desire to help patients.
--- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
--- Critical thinking and problem solving skills in order to set up and modify treatment plans.
--- Working knowledge of basic computer software programs: MS Office and EMR

DMG's Employee Health Requirements:
As a condition of employment, District Medical Group (DMG) requires each employee to remain compliant with mandatory employee health (EH) standards. TB screening, Hep B, MMR, Varicella, Influenza, and Covid Immunizations or approved declinations are required for this role.%2339996%

Keywords: District Medical Group, Phoenix , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Phoenix, Arizona

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