Dignity Health Physical Therapist in SAN ANDREAS, California

Overview

Mark Twain Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health. The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care. Mark Twain Medical Center opened on August 26, 1951 and is located in beautiful San Andreas California. Since opening, Mark Twain has provided the highest quality health care for all those needing medical care in Calaveras County. We offer care, expert staff and state-of-the-art equipment to meet the growing needs of our community and are committed to the values of dignity, collaboration, justice, stewardship and excellence.

Responsibilities

PHYSICAL THERAPIST under the general guidance of the Physical Therapy Manager; administers patient evaluations, plans and implements patient treatment proficiently for all assigned patient diagnoses. Supervises Physical Therapy Assistants and Technicians in patient treatment programs. Assists in supervision, training and orienting new staff. This position treats/cares for patients of all ages.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • New graduates accepted.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree, Master's Degree or Doctorate in Physical Therapy from a university or college accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.

  • Membership in the American Physical Therapy Association is encouraged.

  • A thorough knowledge of physical therapy techniques and diagnostic tests for evaluation purposes for inpatient and outpatient populations of all ages.

  • Able to complete a thorough evaluation including history, objective findings, goals, justification for medical necessity, and a plan of care.

  • Able to perform heavy physical tasks in working directly with patients.

  • Ability to be flexible in making changes in work routine.

  • Ability to complete equitable caseload under pressure.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications and general computer systems for electronic documentation and reports.

  • Must possess a valid license to practice Physical Therapy in the State of California.

  • Valid BLS for Healthcare Provider certification, approved by the American Heart Association.

Preferred:

Experience in an acute care hospital, rehabilitation center and outpatient setting is preferred.

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Job ID 2018-56614

Employment Type Full Time

Department Physical Therapy

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mark Twain Medical Center

Shift Day

Location SAN ANDREAS

State/Province CA

Standard Hours As defined by the CBA and business needs.