Tara Therapy is looking to hire a full-time Physical Therapist to provide physical therapy for patients in long-term care facilities in Missouri, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, or Alabama. Are you a passionate professional with high ethical standards? Do you have a positive, helpful, and enthusiastic attitude and want to join a rapidly growing skilled nursing rehabilitation team that will appreciate what you have to offer as a Physical Therapist? Are you looking for a well-respected and supportive company that can offer you opportunities for professional growth? If so, please read on.
This physical therapy position at skilled nursing rehabilitation facilities pays a very competitive hourly wage for each region commensurate with experience. We also offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, HSA, life insurance, AD&D, a 401 (k) plan, generous paid time off (PTO), optional short-term/long-term disability, flex benefit plans, a continuing education/licensure allowance, on-site training, a web-based training program that can be used for continuing education, and a referral bonus program. We also offer mentoring if desired. If this sounds like the opportunity in long-term care that you've been looking for, apply today!
ABOUT TARA THERAPY, LLC
Founded in January of 2005, we have grown significantly and developed a number of different programs to meet both the needs of the clients we serve and our employees. We provide physical, occupational, and speech therapy services to patients at rehabilitation and skilled nursing facilities. We are a leading therapy company not because we provide the most therapy but because we strive to provide the BEST therapy. Our unique service delivery model affords each therapist the time and the tools needed to design a personalized program.
Our primary focus is on providing patients with the best possible care by providing our employees with the high-quality education and training needed to be leaders in the industry. Our employees have access to the latest technology regarding therapy programs, treatment approaches, and documentation. We are invested in the success of each team member, providing not only exceptional pay and benefits, but a very supportive work environment.
A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A PHYSICAL THERAPIST
As a Physical Therapist at a long-term care facility, you arrive each day happy to work for a practice that gives you the time and support to get real results for your patients. You love the collaborative spirit at Tara Therapy where you have ample opportunities to learn and develop into a better therapist. You use your knowledge of developmental factors specific to adult and geriatric residents to plan and deliver the best individualized care for each of your patients whether challenged with orthopedic issues, neurological diseases, or complex medical conditions.
You conduct patient evaluations and take the time to really understand their complaints and goals as you work on their individual treatment plans. Your attention to detail is essential to your success, as you keep up-to-date and accurate records. You also provide excellent leadership for assistants. And, your collaborative skills come into play as you play an active role on each patient's interdisciplinary team. Using your good communication skills, you also take the time to thoroughly educate caregivers at the skilled nursing facility on how to assist patients with their individualized maintenance programs. After a day of hard work, you feel great about the measurable progress you have observed in your patients!
QUALIFICATIONS FOR A PHYSICAL THERAPIST
- Bachelors degree or higher from an accredited physical therapy program
- Current physical therapy license
- Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations as they pertain to long-term care, skilled nursing, and rehabilitation facilities
Are you committed to safety and conscientious about following OSHA and other established procedures? Do you present yourself professionally? Are you patient-focused and always eager to learn and improve? Do you have respect for privacy and confidentiality? Are you a self-motivated team player? Do you have the ability to be tactful and sensitive to the emotional needs of others? Are you a problem solver? If so, then you might just be perfect for this Physical Therapist position!
ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR LONG-TERM CARE REHABILITATION TEAM?
If you feel that you would be right for this physical therapy position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!
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