Job Description

$30,000 Sign On Bonus for eligible Physical Therapists!

This is a Full Time position working in the Inpatient department at Northwest Medical Center.

Seeking a candidate who is dedicated to quality patient care across the continuum, working in an acute care setting. Join a collaborative rehabilitation department dedicated to an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary team-based approach to medicine. In this department, there are opportunities to cross train in other levels of care across Northwest Medical Center locations including acute care, inpatient rehab, skilled nursing, outpatient, and NICU.


Job Summary:

Evaluates and assesses the needs of patients and formulates treatment plans.  Develops, carries out, and documents treatment programs. Provides education and training for patients, caregivers, and families. Coordinates within the interdisciplinary team including (but not limited to) nursing, physicians, specialists, respiratory therapy, dieticians, case management, ST/OT, radiologists, etc. Considers, plans, and coordinates ongoing treatment plans to facilitate safe and effective discharge. May supervise physical therapy assistants, aides, and athletic trainers. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Reports to the Director of Therapy Services.

Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Education: Required: Bachelor/Master/or Doctorate degree from an accredited program in physical therapy.
Experience: Preferred: One (1) year in acute care
Skills: Appropriate prioritization and planning skills, while achieving safety and quality in a high volume environment; Engaging and effective communication and service skills; Adherence to policy and procedures; Process improvement oriented; Self-initiative to assist with whatever is needed.

Licenses/Certifications: "Required: Current Arizona Physical Therapist license;
American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross(ARC) or American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) BLS certification
Skilled Nursing Unit: Fingerprint Clearance Card "

Work Schedule: 

This is a full time, flexible work schedule.  The position is 5 days per week, which includes two weekend days per month.  Option for four, 10 hour day shifts to be negotiated.

The best of all climates, Tucson is an oasis nestled amid four mountain ranges where you can hike, bike, swim and golf all year round, but be on the ski slopes within an hour! Enjoy all that sunny Arizona has to offer while working as part of a fast-paced, flexible, collaborative, accepting, and open team focused on evidenced-based, patient centered care.


Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.


Application Instructions

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