HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Physical Therapist (Peds) - Full Time in Las Vegas, Nevada

Sunrise Hospital and Sunrise Children’s Hospital have once again been recognized as the #1 hospital in the Las Vegas metropolitan area by U.S. News and World Report! Sunrise is thrilled and honored to have been named the top hospital in Las Vegas both times U.S. News has released its regional rankings. Additionally, Sunrise Hospital and Sunrise Children’s Hospital has been voted Nevada’s Consumer Choice Hospital for fifteen consecutive years is the result of the commitment our physicians, staff and volunteers have to providing the highest quality care and service to our community. For additional information about our hospital, please visit www.sunrisehospital.com and learn more about the care and services provided by the facility and our community involvement. Sunrise is a 730 bed facility, we are the largest HCA facility, as well as being the largest in the State of Nevada. We are a Trauma II Level Medical Center.

Position: Physical Therapist - Full Time Days

In accordance with physicians orders, the Physical Therapist assesses, evaluates, plans, and carries out physical therapy programs to restore maximum reasonable function and to minimize disability following disease, injury, or genetically acquired disabilities. Position tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Plans and uses therapies involving physical exercise, massage, heat, water, light and electricity.

  • Utilizes various mechanical and electrical equipment and prosthetic and orthotic devices.

  • Evaluates, records and reports on patient's response to treatment and progress toward identified goals.

  • Integrates physical therapy treatments with other aspects of patient care.

  • Assists patients reach their maximal reasonably levels of function and to cope with their limitations.

  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.

  • Instructs and educates patients and families.

  • Participates in patient discharge planning.

  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

  • Orients and mentors new staff members.

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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Required Job Qualifications include:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy.

  • B.S. or M.S. in Physical Therapy.

  • State licensure as a Physical Therapist.

  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider.

  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Physical Therapist (Peds) - Full Time

Location: Nevada-Las Vegas-Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center

Requisition ID: 01541-15870