Provides independent physical therapy management of patients
under the direction of the Rehabilitation Services Director or
designee. Provides physical therapy services in specialized patient
care clinics, and assists in the development, implementation and
review of departmental patient care programs.
Evaluates patients and interprets evaluation findings to
determine the nature and extent of dysfunction. Establishes
treatment goals and plans treatment to achieve established goals.
Initiates discharge planning for physical therapy. Implements the
treatment plan through direct treatment of the patient, delegates a
portion of the treatment plan to appropriate supportive personnel,
and coordinates the treatment program with other health care
personnel as appropriate.Provides advice and education to patient
and family. Regularly reassesses clinical signs and symptoms to
determine effectiveness of treatment, progress of patients towards
goals, and the need for modifying goals and treatment. Discharges
patient from physical therapy when the patient has received maximum
benefit from physical therapy. Provides accurate, timely
documentation of physical therapy patient management.Participates
in appropriate and approved educational and clinical research
activities in physical therapy. Participates in specialized patient
care clinics outside the department. Assists in the development,
implementation, and review of departmental patient care programs.
Performs other duties as needed in the areas of staff education,
departmental operations, and departmental projects. Demonstrates
on-going progress toward meeting the criteria for professional
practice.Acts as an instructor in patient education classes/groups
within and/or outside the department based on operational need as
defined by departmental leadership. Provides a minimum of one
departmental in-service per year as requested by the Rehab Director
e.g. journal club presentation, regular in-service presentation.
Serves as a clinical instructor to PT students as requested by the
Rehab Director. Able to manage complex patients independently with
minimal consultation.Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation
reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser
Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job
descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly
pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after
notice is given to affected employees.
Minimum two (2) years of experience in physical therapy.
Graduate of an accredited physical therapy curriculum with a
bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree with certification in
physical therapy or foreign-trained equivalent.
License, Certification, Registration
Licensed to practice physical therapy by the State of California
by date of hire. Obtain BLS prior to employment start date. Must
have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to
employment start date.
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership
Certified Clinical Instructor for PT students, preferred.
Primary Location: California,Vallejo,Vallejo Hospital Tower
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu,
Fri, weekend hospital duty every 6 weeks. Working Hours Start:
08:20 AM Working Hours End: 05:20 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job
Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union
Affiliation: NUE-NCAL-04|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level:
Individual Contributor Specialty: Physical / Occupational Therapy
Department: Vallejo Hospital - Physical Therapy-Inpatient - 0206
Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer
committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation,
national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information,
other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or
any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen.
Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be
considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and
state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but
not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance
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