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Physical Therapist, Inpatient

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Daly City
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview:The inpatient Physical Therapist evaluates, plans and implements specific treatment programs for individual patients according to the principles and practices of physical therapy. - The inpatient Physical Therapist has a strong knowledge base in musculoskeletal dysfunctions, neurological and surgical interventions. They are able to work with diverse patient populations and diagnoses and collaborate in a team environment with other Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Aides, Physicians, nursing and case management. The inpatient Physical Therapist must have strong assessment skills with the ability to independently manage a complex patient load and prioritize care.Principal accountabilities include:

  • Evaluates assigned patients, gathering data from a variety of sources, and develops treatment plans including specific goals and activities, re-evaluating and modifying plans periodically and as necessary
  • Provides direct physical therapy to patients on a daily basis
  • Assesses patient progress and adjusts program as appropriate
  • Supervises Physical Therapist Assistant and Physical Therapist Aides per the state practice act. -.Qualifications:
    • Bachelor degree in Physical Therapy from an Accredited Physical Therapy program.
    • Current Physical Therapy licensure
    • Current BLS through the AHA -
    • 1 -- 2 years of direct patient care in an inpatient setting. New grad may be considered if had previous hands-on experience in an inpatient acute care setting.
    • Must have a significant knowledge base in techniques for different diagnoses, orthopedic, neurologic and surgical interventions through hands-on experience and continuing education.
    • Must have extensive skill in differential diagnosis, exercise prescription and progression and acute care. Must be able to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment.
    • Experience with an EMR system is preferred. -Organization:Mills-Peninsula Health ServicesEmployee Status: RegularBenefits: YesPosition Status: Non-ExemptUnion: NoJob Shift: DayShift Hours:8 Hour ShiftDays of the Week Scheduled:Monday-FridayWeekend Requirements: SundaySchedule: Full TimeHrs Per 2wk Pay Period:80Applications Accepted:All Applications AcceptedSchedule/Shift: Full Time/ Day

Keywords: Sutter Health, Daly City , Physical Therapist, Inpatient, Healthcare , Daly City, California

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