Physical Therapist
Sutter Health - Sacramento, CA

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On any given day, Sutter Care at Home touches the lives of thousands of individuals by bringing health care directly to patients where they live - at home.

From local, community-based offices throughout Northern California, the dedicated staff at Sutter Care at Home cares for more than 50,000 patients each year and serves an average daily census of over 18,000 patients.

We provide the most comprehensive range of home care services including skilled nursing, rehabilitation therapy, home infusion therapy, hospice and palliative care, medical social work, home medical equipment and respiratory therapy, home attendant and care management, and community flu and wellness programs.

Through competitive wages and benefits, flexible schedules, innovative care models, new technologies, and tuition reimbursement - Sutter Care at Home strives to be your "employer of choice."

Sutter Care at Home is the home health care and hospice affiliate of Sutter Health, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit health care systems.

As a Physical Therapist you will be responsible for the overall management, including direct patient care, of your assigned patients. The Physical Therapist evaluates and provides therapeutic services specific to the patient's unique population, experiencing disorders involving pain, immobility and loss of function. Care is directed at rehabilitation to maximum potential as well as promotion of independence and adaptation to disability. The Physical Therapist performs skilled services in an interdisciplinary environment with occupational therapists, speech pathologists, nurses, physicians, and other health care providers. You will plan, organize, and provide all patient care services to deliver the highest quality home-based health care. Your responsibilities will include coordination of the interdisciplinary team that carries out the plan of care, and insuring effective management of visit utilization and expenses. This is a great opportunity to be a vital part of your community, visiting patients' homes and using all of your skills, creativity, and ingenuity.

Qualifications

Completion of a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited curriculum. Current California Physical Therapy license; current BCLS/CPR certification; valid California driver license. Minimum of two years of physical therapy experience in healthcare environment. Previous home health experience preferred with an emphasis on physical disabilities and rehabilitation. Working knowledge and understanding of physical therapy principles, evaluation methods and intervention strategies/application is required. Knowledge of adult physical disabilities and sensory integration; knowledge of state and federal regulations governing home health required.

Primary Location

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California-Greater Sacramento Area-Sacramento

Other Locations

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California-Greater Sacramento Area-Sacramento

Organization

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Sutter VNA & Hospice - Sutter Care at Home

Employee Status

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Regular

Accepted Applications

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All Candidate Applications Accepted

Benefits

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Yes

Position Status

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Non-Exempt

Union

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No

Job Shift

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Day

Shift Hours

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8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled

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Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements

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Other

Shift Start Time

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8:00am

Shift End Time

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5:00pm

Schedule

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Full Time

Hours Per 2wk Pay Period

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80

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