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Physical Therapist - PD(256955)

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Company: Kaiser Permanente

Location: San Diego, CA

Date Posted: July 3, 2014

Source: Kaiser Permanente

Description

Responsible for the physical therapy management of patients under the direction and supervision of the Rehabilitation Services Director.

Essential Functions:
• Evaluates patients and interprets evaluation findings to determine the nature and extent of dysfunction.
• Establishes treatment goals and plans treatment to achieve established goals.
• Initiates discharge planning from physical therapy.
• Implements the treatment program through direct treatment of the patient, may delegate a portion of the treatment plan to appropriate supportive personnel, and coordination of the treatment plan with other health care personnel as appropriate.
• Provides advice and education to patient and family.
• Regularly assesses clinical signs and symptoms to determine effectiveness of treatment, progress of patient towards goals, and the need for modifying goals and treatment.
• Discharges patient from physical therapy when the patient has received maximum benefit from physical therapy.
• Provides accurate, timely documentation of physical therapy patient management.
• Demonstrates progress toward meeting the criteria for professional ...

Description

Responsible for the physical therapy management of patients under the direction and supervision of the Rehabilitation Services Director.

Essential Functions:
• Evaluates patients and interprets evaluation findings to determine the nature and extent of dysfunction.
• Establishes treatment goals and plans treatment to achieve established goals.
• Initiates discharge planning from physical therapy.
• Implements the treatment program through direct treatment of the patient, may delegate a portion of the treatment plan to appropriate supportive personnel, and coordination of the treatment plan with other health care personnel as appropriate.
• Provides advice and education to patient and family.
• Regularly assesses clinical signs and symptoms to determine effectiveness of treatment, progress of patient towards goals, and the need for modifying goals and treatment.
• Discharges patient from physical therapy when the patient has received maximum benefit from physical therapy.
• Provides accurate, timely documentation of physical therapy patient management.
• Demonstrates progress toward meeting the criteria for professional practice.

Qualifications

This position is a UTSC bargaining unit represented position.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
• N/A.
Education
• Graduate of an accredited physical therapy curriculum with a Bachelor's or Master's or Doctoral degree with certification in physical therapy or foreign-trained equivalent.
Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
• Licensure to practice physical therapy by the State of California.American Heart Association.
• Approved BLS.
• National Provider Identifier (NPI) required as of May 23, 2007.

Additional Requirements:
• Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
• N/A.

Notes:

• This is a Per Diem position, days and hours may vary.

• Position will include weekend day shifts.

• This position is predominantly in the inpatient area

• May be required to travel to various sites across the service area and future sites as determined.

• Provide IP Physical Therapy evaluations and treatment at San Diego Medical Center.

• May require clinical support in various Physical Therapy locations across the service are (Kearny Mesa, El Cajon, Otay Mesa, San Marcos) or other future locations.

• Responsibilities include oversight of support staff both clinical and non-clinical; daily documentation; care planning and treatment progression for neuro- orthopedic and general medical population.

Primary Location
: California-San Diego-San Diego Medical Center 4647 Zion Ave. Scheduled Hours (1-40): 0 Shift: Day Working Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies

Schedule
: Per Diem

Job Type
: Standard

Employee Status
: Regular Employee Group: Unrepresented Admin Clerical Support (ACS)

Job Level
: Individual Contributor

Job
: Physical / Occupational Therapy Public Department Name: Physical Therapy

Travel
: Yes, 10 % of the Time Job Eligible for Benefits: No

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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