Dignity Health Physical Therapist-Inpatient in CARMICHAEL, California

Overview

Mercy San Juan Medical Center, a Dignity Health member, is a nationally recognized not-for-profit hospital located in Carmichael, California, serving the areas of north Sacramento County and south Placer County. The 370-bed facility is one of the region’s largest and most comprehensive medical centers, caring for more than 150,000 people each year and contains the only Comprehensive Stroke Center in the greater Sacramento region.

Responsibilities

This position requires graduation from an accredited school of Physical Therapy. Previous experience as a Physical Therapist is preferred. Special skills required for this position includes the following knowledge, skills and abilities. Knowledge of: current physical therapy techniques, standards, principles, and procedures; human anatomy and physiology with emphasis on musculoskeletal, circulatory, and nervous systems; medical terminology; proper body mechanics; infection control procedures. Ability to: assess patient condition based upon sound pathophysiological principles; develop and implement appropriate patient treatment plan; complete and maintain records of Physical Therapy observations, treatments, and actions; plan and organize work effectively and efficiently; develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with physicians, nursing and other hospital personnel; maintain the confidentiality of medical information; fully meet the obligations of the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health; flexibility to work within a changing health care environment. Physical Facotrs: physically able to walk, stand, stoop and lift; good manual dexterity; visual and auditory acuity. Candidates must have a current California PT license and a CPR from the American Heart Association.

The incumbent demonstrates competency in physical therapy for pediatric, adult, and/or geriatric patients. The incumbent provides patient assessments, develops and implements individual patient treatment programs, provides therapeutic interventions utilizing current and effective methodologies, and maintains effective documentation.

The incumbent shall demonstrate behaviors consistent with the core (Mercy) values in support with Mercy San Juan Medical Center and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health.

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Qualifications

Previous experience as a Physical Therapist is preferred Previous experience as a Physical Therapist. Knowledge of: *Current physical therapy techniques, standards, principles, and procedures. * Human anatomy and physiology with emphasis on musculoskeletal, circulatory, and nervous systems *Medical terminology *Proper body mechanics *Infection control procedures Ability to: *Assess patient condition based upon sound pathophysiological principles *Develop and implement appropriate patient treatment plan *Complete and maintain records of Physical Therapy observations, treatments, and actions *Plan and organize work effectively and efficiently *Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with physicians, nursing, and other hospital personnel *Maintain the confidentiality of medical information *Fully meet the obligations of the Mission and Philosophy of Catholic Healthcare West *Flexibility to work within a changing health care environment PHYSICAL FACTORS: *Physically able to walk, stand, stoop, and lift *Good manual dexterity *Visual and auditory acuity

CA Physical Therapy license, BLS required.

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Job ID 2018-56617

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Acute Inpatient Physical Therapy

Hours / Pay Period 8

Facility Mercy San Juan Medical Center

Shift Day

Location CARMICHAEL

State/Province CA

Standard Hours varied