Dignity Health Physical Therapist in REDDING, California

Overview

Mercy Medical Center Redding offers comprehensive health care to nearly 300,000 residents in a six-county region. Mercy Medical Center Redding is an award-winning 267-bed regional medical center providing inpatient and outpatient services as well as specialized cardiovascular care, stroke care, orthopedics, neurological surgery, comprehensive cancer care, maternity care, and da Vinci robotic surgery. It is one of only two Level II trauma centers north of Sacramento and houses the only Community Level III neonatal ICU in Shasta County. In addition, the hospital’s network of care includes Mercy Home Health and Hospice, Golden Umbrella Adult Day Health Care, and Shasta Senior Nutrition Program. Mercy Medical Center Redding is a member of the Dignity Health system of health care providers and are a sister facility to St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta. Visitto learn more.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The incumbent performs initial evaluations for newly referred patients to determine the primary and secondary problems involved, to collect baseline data regarding findings of tests and measurements and other appropriate factors, and to determine the appropriateness of the prescribed care. The incumbent also develops a patient treatment plan, to establish goals and carry out the treatment plan to ensure proper patient care.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a school of physical therapy approved by the American Physical Therapy Association required

  • Current California RPT license required (or evidence that the application for licensure has been accepted)

  • Ability to perform duties and make decisions in stressful situations required

  • Ability to prioritize patient needs and auxiliary duties required

  • Current BLS certification required (must be certified through the American Heart Association)

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Job ID 2018-51538

Employment Type Full Time

Department Physical Therapy

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy Medical Center Redding

Shift Varied

Location REDDING

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Varied