Sutter Health Physical Therapist - Rehab (Sacramento) (Full Time / Days/Evenings) in Sacramento, California


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*POSITION SUMMARY:*

Evaluates and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs in ambulatory care setting. Supervises physical therapy assistants and aides in performing treatment. Supervises students.


Principal Accountabilities*

  • Assures efficient management of work processes, by completing tasks and assignments by time standards.

  • Completes post-intervention activities: session closure, documentation, communication, charge capture.

  • Prepares for therapeutic intervention.

  • Provides initial evaluation of patient's abilities and designs appropriate intervention plans.

  • Treats patients with therapeutic procedures, modalities and or equipment to improve function.

_MINIMUM POSITION REQUIRMENTS:_


Education/including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration

  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapy program: baccalaureate, master's or doctorate degree in physical therapy.

  • Current state licensure as a physical therapist.Will consider license applicant.

  • Current American Heart Association BLS-HCP required.

Experience:

  • One year of experience in an acute-care hospital, home health or rehabilitation-center setting.

  • Experience supervising aides and PTA's preferred.

Knowledge:

  • Thorough understanding of Physical Therapy treatment modalities and equipment.

  • Demonstrated ability in functional, cognitive, and environmental-assessment skills.

  • Effective leadership qualities, professional judgment and development.

  • Desire to work in collaboration with associates to provide a quality patient program.

  • Basic understanding of anatomy, physiology, mental and social needs of patient.

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on/in inpatient/outpatient setting.

  • Knowledgeable of the principles of growth and development.

  • Able to assess data reflective of the patient's status.

  • Interprets appropriate information necessary to identify each patient's age specific requirements and special needs.

Skills:

  • Requires critical thinking, complex problem solving, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimalsupervision.

  • Must be able to work in a demanding environment, balance multiple priorities and take appropriateactions.

  • Computer proficiency in word processing/typing, basic application and hardware functions required forapplicable care setting.

Organization: *Sutter Medical Foundation - Central

Title: Physical Therapist - Rehab (Sacramento) (Full Time / Days/Evenings)

Location: California-Greater Sacramento Area-Sacramento

Requisition ID: SMF-C-1717994

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.