Physical Therapist Job

Full Job Title: Physical Therapist

Job Number: 1710465

Location: Yuma, AZ

Date Posted: 1-14-2017


Welcometo HealthSouth Yuma Rehabilitation Hospital

We arean inpatient 51-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital. The core strength of our hospital is ourdedicated rehabilitation professionals. Ourwork environment is a patient-centered, team approach that is committed toevidence-based practice in order to produce the best possible outcomes. Rehabilitation teams work with patientsrecovering from conditions such as stroke and other neurological disorders,brain injury, spinal cord injury, and complex orthopedic conditions.

It's abeautiful hospital with new equipment and a large gym. We offer our patients the latest technologysuch as the AutoAmbulator, Lite Gait, Bioness L300 and H200, Saeboflex, NintendoWii and Interactive Metronome. Ourfriendly therapists have a wide range of experience and are teamworkoriented. Many of our therapists have specializedtraining for neurologically impaired patients.


Ourunique area of the country offers many different opportunities for fun andexploration. Located in the ousthwestcorner of Arizona; Yuma makes the perfect winter getaway and offers year-roundsun! We are approximately 3 hours fromPhoenix, San Diego and Tucson. We areclose enough to ski slopes for a weekend trip. We have sand dunes for recreational sports (they are the dunes in StarWars and Space Balls). We hold therecord for the most recorded hours of sunshine in a year, in the world! Summers are hot, but with the low humidityand close proximity to water sports at the Colorado River, we stay nice andcool. The winter here is beautiful - Nocoats required.

Many ofour therapists enjoy hiking, rock climbing, golfing, volleyball, range shooting,and boating. We are surrounded by smallmountains.


WhyChoose HealthSouth?

Benefits-Toattract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive andcompetitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k),college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and muchmore. For more information on available benefits and our Student LoanProgram please contact our Regional Recruiter.

Whowill you treat? HealthSouth RehabilitationHospitalsare an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our therapist canexpect to spend an average of 2-4 weeks with our patients treating a wideclinical caseload such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, variousneurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, jointreplacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonaryconditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.

Weuse evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients. We utilize ourclinical outcomes to asses and improve our treatment interventions andprograms. We participate in a national outcomes database, which providesbenchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze andimprove our patient outcomes.

RehabTechnology- You will use standard and advanced therapytechnologies- depending on hospital location, some equipment used such as AutoAmbulators, Bioness, Interactive Metronome, Biodex Balance, FES Bike, Anodyne,DriveABLE, MOTOmed, XSensor, Wii and CAPs may be available.

Helpingyou become a better therapist is critical to our success- Our hospital has astrong focus on continuing your education as a therapist through mentorship,bringing courses to our hospital, assisting you with paying for courses offeredelsewhere, and clinical career ladder. The treatment team is made up of fulltime therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; a greatway to learn beyond your own discipline.

HealthSouthis an Equal Opportunity Employer.

InternationalCandidates Will Be Considered.

Keywords: dpt, mpt

Job Code: 100011
License or Certification:
- Must be in possession of current state license or certification on or before the first day of employment.
- CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital policy.
Education, Training and Experience:
- Successful completion of a degree from an accredited Master's degree program or accredited Bachelor's Degree program plus sufficient clinical experience in the field.

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