Physical Therapist, Inpatient
Company: Sutter Health
Location: Daly City
Posted on: May 7, 2022
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
Provides direct physical therapy to patients on a daily basis
- Assesses patient progress and adjusts program as
- Supervises Physical Therapist Assistant and Physical Therapist
Aides per the state practice act.
Bachelor degree in Physical Therapy from an Accredited Physical
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 Services
Employee Status: Regular
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours:8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled:Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: Sunday
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:80
Applications Accepted:All Applications Accepted
Schedule/Shift: Full Time/ Day
Keywords: Sutter Health, Daly City , Physical Therapist, Inpatient, Healthcare , Daly City, California
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