Physical Therapist- Outpatient - Competitive sign-on bonus available!!

ID: 23787822
Location: Los Angeles , CA - US
Salary: Hourly
Duration: Contract
Contact: Kristi Tucker    Call: 3102913518
Posted: 01/13/2023

SUMMARY:

Physical therapist responsibilities include examination, diagnosis, and creation,

Implementation, and adjustment of a plan of care. Patient examinations in physical therapy include, but are not limited to, testing of muscle function, strength, joint flexibility, range of motion, balance and coordination, posture, respiration, skin integrity, motor function, quality of life, and activities of daily living. Physical therapists also determine a patient's ability to reintegrate into the workforce or community after illness or injury.

PURPOSE: The Physical Therapist is there to create rehabilitation programs and treatment plans for patients with injuries and/or illnesses to improve their physical function and quality of life.

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Evaluate and treat patients referred to the department
  • Identify and meet patient goals, educate patients on safety and prevention
  • Develop care plans using a variety of treatment techniques
  • Design cost effective treatments and reduce the need for medications and get the patients motivated to return to their prior level of function optimally
  • Create fitness and well oriented programs tailored to patient’s needs
  • Promote client’s healthy lifestyle by improving strength, flexibility, movement, balance and coordination
  • Consult and practice with other health care professionals
  • Evaluate treatment results and monitor and communicate progress
  • Document patient care services.
  • Perform and Document an initial exam, evaluate data to identify problems and determine a diagnosis prior to intervention.
  • Plan, prepare and carry out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients.
  • Monitor physical therapist assistant and physical therapist aide on productivity and patient care

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Record prognosis, treatment, response, and progress in patients chart
  • Identify and document goals, anticipated progress and plans
  • Ensure all Diagnosis codes are entered into chart for billing purposes
  • Review and sign off on Physical Therapist Assistant documentation in EMR system

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 is regularly exposed to clinical areas and general office environment. The work environment is clean, well-lit, well ventilated, and temperature controlled.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Job Type: Part-time and PRN

Pay: $48.00 - $60.00 per hour

Medical Specialty:

  • Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

Schedule:

  • Flexible
  • 4-day work week

Education:

  • Doctorate (Preferred) or Masters in Physical Therapy

Experience:

  • clinical: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • CA Physical Therapy License (Required)
  • BLS/ CPR Certification (Required)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

Salary:

  • up to $60.00 per hour
  • competitive sign on bonus available

Medical specialties:

  • Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift

Experience:

  • Clincal: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Physical Therapy License (Required)
  • BLS/ CPR Certification (Required)

Work Location: One location

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, PRN

Salary: Up to $60.00 per hour

Healthcare setting:

  • Clinic
  • Outpatient
  • Rehabilitation center

Medical specialties:

  • Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Clinical: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Physical Therapy License (Required)
  • CPR Certification (Required)

Work Location: One location


EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Intensive education and clinical experience
  • Able to manage patients with different types of personalities
  • Current knowledge of treatment practices
  • Professional behavior
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Drive to continually learn and grow

EDUCATION, LICENSURE AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Valid CA Physical Therapy license, graduate degree or greater in Physical Therapy
  • Proven work experience as a Physical Therapist
  • Intensive education and clinical
  • BLS/ CPR Card

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS: Employees are responsible for all of the company’s safety and health program including compliance with safety rules and regulations, remedying unsafe working conditions, and for continuously practicing safety while performing duties.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the position is frequently required to do the following:

Finger speed sufficient to perform repetitive actions for extended periods of time.

Use standard office equipment and access, input, and retrieve information from a computer.

Use computer keyboard with manual and finger dexterity and wrist finger speed efficiently for extended periods of time.

Communicate effectively in person or via telephone in a manner which can be understood by those whom the person is speaking, including a diverse population.

Frequently bending, squatting, kneeling, climbing with the use of a step stool and twisting.

Lift and carry up to 60 pounds.

Sit or stand for minimum periods of one hour.

Give and follow verbal and written instructions with attention to detail and accuracy.

Perform complex mental functions and basic arithmetic functions; interpret complex laws, regulations, and policies; collect, interpret or analyze complex data and information.

Vision: see details of objects at close range.

Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.