This is a newly created, on call/per diem position.
Evaluates, plans, directs and administers medically prescribed physical therapy programs in the hospital to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury, or loss of body part. Assists patient to reach his/her maximum performance and assume a place in society while learning to live within the limits of his/her capabilities. The staff Physical Therapist also assumes responsibility and accountability for the care of those patients being treated by Physical Therapy Assistants and may be assigned to orient staff and students and to assume the duties and responsibilities of the supervisor in the absence of that individual. Performs administrative duties and participates in department Performance Improvement, Infection Control, Safety and Education programs.
Skills: Excellent oral and written communication skills
Education: Graduate of the American Physical Therapy Association training program
Experience: Experience in acute care, skilled nursing facility, outpatient, and/or sub-acute care settings preferred
License / Certification:
- Current California Physical Therapy license
- Current BCLS required
- Clinical Masters Degree (MPT) or Doctorate Degree (DPT); or
- Certification in one specialty: Cardiopulmonary, Clinical Electrophysiologic, Geriatric, Neurologic, Orthopedic, Pediatric, Sports medicine, California Children Services (CCS) paneled or Wound Specialist (CWS)