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Physical Therapist II, Inpatient Therapy - FT/Days

Company: MemorialCare
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

This position provides physical therapy services to adolescent, adult and geriatric patients in order to facilitate the highest level of independence and recovery from or adaptation to various deficits or disabilities through: providing evaluation and assessment, functional activities, therapeutic exercise, procedures, education and training. This position will actively participate in departmental program development and educational programs.

ESSENTIAL JOB OUTCOMES AND FUNCTIONS

  • Evaluates adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Develops individualized treatment plans and patient centered goals. Monitors and documents patient progress and modifies treatment plan as needed.
  • Provides patient treatment and patient / family education for each assigned patient.
  • Schedules and coordinates patient care in collaboration with interdisciplinary team.
  • Maintains all required documentation for each patient in compliance with regulations and expectations of assigned area.
  • Supervises therapy assistants with clinical functions and meets regularly with them to update treatment plans.
  • Supervises rehabilitation technicians in their role as care extenders in the clinical setting.
  • Continues to develop individual knowledge base of best practices, new techniques, technologies and participates in continuing education activities.
  • Participates in continuous departmental quality improvement projects
  • Participates in teaching and mentoring staff members through the education and peer review process under the direction of the Rehab Manager.
  • Participates in the planning, teaching and evaluation process of students meeting departmental and university standards.

    Pay Range: $47.06/hr. - $68.00/hr.

    Placement in the pay range is based on multiple factors including, but not limited to, relevant years of experience and qualifications. In addition to base pay, there may be additional compensation available for this role, including but not limited to, shift differentials, extra shift incentives, and bonus opportunities. Health and wellness is our passion at MemorialCare-that includes taking good care of employees and their dependents. We offer high quality health insurance plan options, so you can select the best choice for your family. And there's more... Check out our MemorialCare Benefits for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

    Qualifications

    JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Meets population specific competencies at experienced level.
  • Communicates effectively and meets documentation requirements in a timely manner
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information
  • Demonstrates appropriate interpersonal, team building skills in order to create a harmonious work environment and customer satisfaction.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking, good judgment and takes initiative to assist others in professional growth.
  • Provides direct patient care 75% of the time and documents productivity on a daily basis.
  • Demonstrates excellent time management skills.
  • Consistently applies with safety and infection control policies and procedures and other applicable policies.
  • Participates in quality improvement, departmental specific education activities and staff meetings.
  • Demonstrates strong critical thinking skills and knowledge to make recommendations for Rehab Therapies across the continuum of care.

    Minimum Requirements / Work experience

    Minimum 1 year experience. Has demonstrated interest, aptitude, and skill in the areas of student program, clinical education, and program development.

    Work Hours:

    Monday through Friday, 10:30am-7:00pm

    Weekend requirements to be discussed with Rehab Manager

    Education / Licensure / Certification

    Masters or advanced degree in Physical Therapy from approved program. Licensed physical therapist in the State of California. BLS certification from the American Heart Association.

Keywords: MemorialCare, Long Beach , Physical Therapist II, Inpatient Therapy - FT/Days, Healthcare , Long Beach, California

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