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Licensed Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant

Alamogordo, New Mexico
Job Type
27 Jul 2022

Relocation and Housing assistance available! We are searching for energetic and enthusiastic licensed Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants to join our team in southeast NM - The Land of Enchantment! We have 3 outpatient clinics (Alamogordo, Artesia, and Carlsbad, NM) and welcome new graduates as well as licensed PT's and PTA's, with good clinical and customer service skills a must. Our emphasis is on mentoring, continuing education, cutting-edge technology, primary care programs, and quality professional care that exceed our patient's expectations. New Mexico offers beautiful and diverse geographical wonders, mild climate, year 'round outdoor activities (hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, camping, exploring). If you are interested in joining a great team of Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants and experiencing tremendous quality of life, please contact us immediately.
  • Physical Therapist Owned Organization
  • Primarily Outpatient Orthopedic
  • Over 20 Therapist on Staff/Many with Specialty Certifications
  • Competitive Salary
  • Tax Free Student Loan Repayment ($5250/yr) Unlimited for the life of your loan
  • Personalized Mentoring Program for New Grads
  • Professional Stipend and Paid Time Off for CEU's
  • In-house X-ray Conferences with Local Ortho Doctors
  • In-House Seminars with Nationally Known Presenters
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance/Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K option with 25% Employer contribution
  • Wellness Gym Membership/Reimbursement
  • Family Oriented Work Environment

Requirements: Job Summary

Responsible for assessing, planning, organizing, and administering rehabilitative

programs that improve mobility and daily functional activities, relieve pain,

increase strength, and improve or correct disabling conditions resulting from

disease or injury in accordance with New Mexico Practice Act guidelines.

General Accountabilities

Performs initial exams, evaluating data to identify problems and determine a

diagnosis prior to intervention. (PT only)

Plans, prepares, executes, and supervises individually designed programs of

treatment to restore, improve and maintain physical functioning, alleviate pain, or

prevent physical dysfunction in patients and aid in adjustment to disability.

Provides quality care to all patients as appropriate for patient pathology.

Schedules patients efficiently to meet Clinic productivity goals.

Utilizes functional activities with proper coding and documentation to maximize

patient benefit.

Manages active patients to ensure attendance and compliance with treatment


Completes all required daily notes during treatment and other documentation


Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress, and plans for reevaluation.

Supervises supportive personnel in accordance with regulations.

Evaluates functional outcomes at various stages and adjusts treatments to

achieve maximum benefit.

Prepares individualized home exercise programs and instructs patients and


Confers with patients, medical practitioners, or other appropriate parties to plan,

implement, or assess intervention programs.

Complies with Clinic policies and procedures and other regulatory standards;

Executes practices as appropriate.

Complies with professional, ethical, and legal standards.

Ensures patient service and quality standards are met including patient

interaction and cleanliness of facilities.

Ensures professionalism standards of the facilities and staff are met and

maintains professional image of the facilities.

Participates in plans for continuous quality improvement regarding patient care,

staff development and facility advancement.

Complies with Clinic programs for functional outcomes and patient satisfaction.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Will follow written protocol/procedures for tasks. Will maintain up to date

protocol/procedure for tasks.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Education: Graduate of Accredited Physical Therapy Program.

Preferred Education: Doctorate of Science Degree in Physical Therapy.

Minimum Experience: None

Preferred Experience: At least two years practicing in an outpatient setting.

Minimum Field of Expertise: None

Preferred Field of Expertise: Specialized physical therapy techniques and their

utilization to restore, improve and maintain functioning, alleviate pain, or prevent

physical dysfunction in patients.

Certification: Current New Mexico Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant state license in good


Clear appropriate Background Check and ability to pass initial and ongoing drug


Demonstrates knowledge of anatomy, physiology, etiology, course, prognosis,

and manifestations of a wide variety of disease processes.

Ability to establish a clinical impression and patient problem list for patients with a

wide variety of injury or disease processes with appropriate

indications/contraindications for treatment.

Ability to design, implement and execute an appropriate treatment plan.

Ability to perform a wide variety of treatment techniques, consistently and


Ability to effectively and appropriately document patient care activities according

to clinic requirements.

Ability to supervise support staff.

Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal).


Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing

demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with

change, delays, or unexpected events.

Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively; Listens and gets clarification

when necessary; Responds informatively to questions. Writes clearly and

concisely; Edits work; Varies writing style to meet specific needs; Presents data

effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Computer Skills - Skilled with computers, takes advantage of new technology,

learns tools quickly, uses technology to enhance job performance.

Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and

implements cost saving measures; Conserves clinic resources.

Customer Service - Focuses on the patient. Goes beyond basic service

expectations and pursues solutions until the patient is satisfied.

Dependability - Meets deadlines; Works independently; Accountable; Maintains

focus; Punctual; Good attendance record.

Initiative - Takes action, seeks new opportunities, strives to see projects to


Managing People - Includes staff in planning and decision-making processes;

Makes self accessible to staff; Provides regular feedback; Develops

subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Seeks to improve processes,

products and services.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently;

Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems time efficiently; Gathers and

analyzes information; Develops solutions; Uses reason.

Productivity - Manages workload and works efficiently. Respects and achieves

Clinic goals and objectives.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a polite and tactful manner; Maintains

composure and reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and

consideration; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on

commitments; Maintains professional appearance (uniforms); Keeps a flexible

attitude; Arrives to work promptly and is prepared to help patients/clients/coworkers by start time.

Quality - Strives to eliminate errors; Accurate work is a priority; Seeks

opportunities to improve services.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports

potentially unsafe and/or abusive conditions. Uses good body mechanics. Uses

equipment and materials properly.

Teaching/Training - Clearly explains concepts; Varies presentation style to

satisfy different learning needs.

Teamwork - Promotes cooperation and commitment within team to achieve

goals. Encourages team unity through sharing information or expertise, working

together to solve problems, and putting team success first.

Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues

developmental opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills;

Shares expertise with others.

Physical Demands

Frequently required to sit, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with

hands and arms.

Frequently required to talk or hear.

Specific vision abilities required for this job include: close vision, distance vision,

ability to adjust or focus.

Frequently cleans and maintains equipment.

Frequently required to lift, pull, push and place patients on treatment equipment.

Frequently required to sit, walk or stand.
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  • Job Reference: 669000350-2
  • Date Posted: 27 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Alamogordo Physical Therapy
  • Location: Alamogordo, New Mexico
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent