Sutter Health Physical Therapist- Santa Cruz (FT Limited Term) in Santa Cruz, California

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Physical Therapist , under the supervision of the Rehabilitation Supervisor, provides skilled therapy services to patients. The primary role is to evaluate and provide rehabilitation and instruction in therapy programs for mobility and exercise.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Performs patient evalutaions consisting of muscle, joint, sensory, neurological, perceptual, and functional testing.

  • Provides safe and accurate therapy services (according to agency policy and procedures), which may include but are not limited to muscle strengthening, stretching and range of motion, implementation of treatment modalities to include heat, cold, ultrasound, tens.

  • Comprehensively instructs patients and caregivers in equipment usage, home exericse and activity to promote mobility and independence.

Qualifications

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Education, including Licensure, Certfication / Registration

  • Graduate of an approved school of Physical Therapy required

  • Current Physical Therapy licensure in the State of California required

  • Current AHA BLS/CPR certificate required

Experience

  • One (1) year experience in an acute or long-term care facility preferred

Primary Location: California, Peninsula/South Bay and Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz

Organization: Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Employee Status: Temporary

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: Saturday

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

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.