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Physical Therapist, Inpatient

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Daly City
Posted on: May 7, 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.
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    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 Services
      Employee Status: Regular
      Benefits: Yes
      Position Status: Non-Exempt
      Union: No
      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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