HealthSouth Careers

Physical Therapist (Inpatient)

Tucson, Arizona
Therapy Staff

Job Description

Welcome to HealthSouth Rehabilitation Institute of Tucson

Our facility is an 80-bed acute medical rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services for individuals with physical limitations from an illness or injury. Offering the latest rehabilitation technology, this hospital serves patients throughout southeast Arizona.


In addition to caring for general rehabilitation diagnoses such as multiple trauma, brain injuries, amputees, spinal cord injuries, and Parkinson’s, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Institute of Tucson has a specialized inpatient program for strokes.  Other services offered include hemodialysis and lymphedema. 


The City of Tucson is surrounded by beautiful mountains and scenery!  With an active community and 350 sunny days this city offers much to see and explore.  Outdoor fun includes, camping, hiking, biking, rock climbing, horseback riding, golfing, photography, and much more.  Tucson is the second largest city in Arizona and continues to attract many more!


Because we operate acute rehab hospitals, all our Physical Therapists have a large team of other OTs, PTs, SLPs as well as Therapy Assistants to work with and learn from!


To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more.  For more information on available benefits, please click here.
Who will you treat?

We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our therapist can expect to spend an average of 2-4 weeks with our patients treating a wide clinical caseload such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.
We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients.  We utilize our clinical outcomes to asses and improve our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.
You will use standard and advanced therapy technologies- depending on hospital location, some equipment used such as Auto Ambulators, Bioness, Interactive Metronome, Hand Mentor, SmartStep, Anodyne, Wii and CAPs may be available.
Helping you become a better therapist is critical to our success - You will be paired with mentors; attend in-house as well as external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; a great way to learn beyond your own discipline.

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.

Address: 2650 North Wyatt Drive, Tucson 85712
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1721491