Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM is a LifePoint Acute Care Hospital nestled in the beautiful Land of Enchantment. Las Cruces offers a multitude of outdoor adventures, unique culinary experiences, vibrant heritage and culture, top-rated farmers markets and beautiful views of the Organ Mountains.
Memorial Medical Center’s mission of “Making Communities Healthier” allows every team member to focus on the exceptional care we provide our families, friends, and neighbors. At Memorial Medical Center we strive to create places where people choose to come for healthcare, physicians want to practice and employees want to work. Our focus in these areas is evident daily as we deliver high quality patient care, support our physicians, create excellent workplaces for our employees and take leadership roles our community all while maintaining fiscal responsibility.
Memorial Medical Center is proud of our achievements and recognition. We are accredited through The Joint Commission for our Total Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Program, Commission on Cancer Accredited Program, and a Chest Pain Center accreditation through SCPC. We have been awarded the 2019 Readers Choice Favorite Hospital.
If you are a compassionate Physical Therapist looking for a superb career opportunity with one of New Mexico’s leading healthcare providers, join our Physical Therapy team at Memorial Medical Center! We are seeking a positive and dedicated Physical Therapist to provide excellent therapy services for our patients in our growing department. As a Physical Therapist with Memorial Medical Center, you will provide direct patient care services to individuals of all ages that restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities in a supportive, team oriented environment in accordance with the principals and practices of physical therapy and with Memorial Medical Center policies and procedures. Our rehab department has an active role in communicating recommendations for next level of care and assessing DME needs. Our physical therapists have the opportunity to evaluate and treat patients with a variety of medical needs located throughout the facility including ICU/CCU, orthopedics, medical/surgical, NICU, PICU, ED, and others. You will work closely with a dynamic, interactive interdisciplinary team including occupational therapy, speech therapy, therapy technicians, nursing, patient care technicians, physicians, case management, respiratory therapy, pharmacy, and others.
Additional responsibilities of the Physical Therapist include:
· Perform appropriate physical therapy evaluations, implement and manage an individualized evidence-based patient plan of care according to physician orders
· Documenting patient progress daily and adjusting treatment plans as necessary
· Accurately bill for services provided in accordance to CMS guidelines
· Supervise assistants, technicians, students
· Opening communicate with case management to assist with throughput
· Assess patients’ need and use devices such as crutches, walkers, wheelchairs or prostheses
· Collaborate with other healthcare providers to maintain continuity of care and focus on patient goals
· Maintain productivity standards
Minimum Education: BS in Physical Therapy from an accredited university required as the minimum level of education.
Minimum Experience: No previous experience.
Preferred Experience: 1-2 years in acute care, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Certification.
Required Certification/Registration: Registered Physical Therapist in State of New Mexico; Temporary license acceptable; CPR Certification.