The Physical Therapist is responsible for evaluating patients, establishing a plan of care and treating patients who require physical therapy services. S/he delivers patient care within accepted boundaries of Physical Therapy Practice as defined by the New Mexico State Board of Physical Therapy, standards and policies accepted by the American Physical Therapy Association, Gila Regional Medical Center and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree.
New Mexico Physical Therapist license. If temporary or provisional license, must obtain permanent license within 6 months of hire.
AHA BLS within 90 days of hire.
Ability to pass the Rehab Department Aquatic Competency test within 90 days of hire if aquatic therapy will be part of work/treatment requirements.