Physical Therapist, Outpatient and SNF/Acute (Oakdale)

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Physical Therapist, Outpatient and SNF/Acute (Oakdale) (Oakdale) - Full Time

Location: Oakdale, CA

Job Description

Don’t miss this opportunity to work with an amazing Director of Rehabilitation and interdisciplinary Rehab team!  This position is full-time and is offered with a competitive salary and full benefit package!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  1. Assist the physician in the evaluation of the patient to determine the physical therapy necessary by applying diagnostic and prognostic muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability tests.
  2. Under the physician’s order, treat patients to relieve pain, develop or restore function and maintain optimal performance using physical means such as heat, water, electricity, light, massage, etc.
  3. Aid and direct patients in active and passive exercises, muscle re-education, gait and functional training, activities of daily living, and prosthetic training.
  4. Give whirlpool and contrast baths, applies moist heat, intermittent traction, ultra-sound, short wave diathermy, etc.
  5. Observes, records, and reports patient’s reaction to treatment and any changes in the patient’s condition.
  6. Instructs patients in the care and use of wheelchairs, walkers, braces, canes, crutches and prosthetic and orthotic devices.
  7. Collaborates with other health professionals to coordinate clinical intervention.
  8. Instructs the family in the patient’s total physical therapy program.
  9. Serves as a member of the patient care team.
  10. Records a progress note which is incorporated in the patient’s medical record for each visit.
  11. Based on physician’s orders, develops, implements, and revises the plan of treatment as necessary.
  12. Participates in education programs to improve therapy skills.
  13. Supervises student interns, PTLAs, physical therapy assistants, physical therapy aides and volunteers in compliance with State laws and regulations and Burger policies and procedures as assigned.

                     

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Must meet the educational and experience requirements set forth by the California  Physical Therapy Board.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Must hold a current California therapist license. Those staff who must drive on the job must hold a current California driver’s license and appropriate collision insurance.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Must be CPR certified.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
For those employees who must drive on the job, they may be required to sit and drive; must be able to safely operate a motor vehicle.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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