Physical Therapist
Take Care Health Systems - San Jose, CA

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Physical Therapist

San Jose, CA

We currently have a PRN (per diem) opening for a Physical Therapist (PT) to join our state-of-the art Health and Wellness Center in San Jose, CA!

This position is on an as needed basis to cover for vacations and absences.

As part of Walgreen's Health and Wellness division, Take Care Health Systems includes Take Care Consumer Solutions (www.takecarehealth.com), managers of convenient care clinics located at select Walgreen's drugstores nationwide, and Take Care Employer Solutions (www.takecareemployersolutions.com), managers of worksite-based health and wellness services. The company combines best practices in healthcare and the expertise and personal care of our trusted community of providers to deliver access to high-quality, affordable and convenient healthcare to all individuals. We operate on-site employee health centers, pharmacies and fitness centers for many of the country’s largest corporations and federal agencies.

Summary: This position is responsible for planning and administering medically prescribed physical therapy treatment for patients suffering from injuries, or muscle, nerve, joint and bone diseases, to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability by performing the following duties.

Essential Functions:

• Reviews Physician's referral (prescription) and patient's condition and medical records to determine physical therapy treatment required

• Tests and measures patient's strength, motor development, sensory perception, functional capacity, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency, and records findings to develop or revise treatment program

• Plans and prepares written treatment program based on evaluation of patient data

• Administers manual exercises to improve and maintain function

• Instructs, motivates, and assists patient to perform various physical activities and in use of assistant and supportive devices such as crutches, canes, and prostheses

• Administers treatments involving application of physical agents

• Evaluates effects of treatment at various stages and adjusts treatments to achieve maximum benefit Administers massage

• Administers traction to relieve pain

• Records treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart or enters information into computer Instructs patient in treatment procedures to be continued at home

• Evaluates, fits, and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommends modification to Orthotist

• Confers with Physician and other practitioners to obtain additional patient information, suggest revisions in treatment program, and integrate physical therapy treatment with other aspects of patient's health care

• Orients, instructs, and directs work activities of assistants, and aides

• Other duties as assigned

• This job has no supervisory responsibilities

While working at this employer site, you will have the ability to get to know your patients, while helping to improve their health status and taking care of their immediate health needs.

If you seek an exciting, new opportunity that offers a competitive salary, excellent benefit package and a great environment - bring your energy, enthusiasm and expertise to Take Care Health Systems.

To learn more and apply online, please visit: http://takecarejobs.com/silicon-valley/physical-therapist/jobid3904240-physical-therapist-(pt)-jobs

Take Care Health Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer of nice people!

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Job Requirements Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university is required; Master’s degree is preferred • Licensed as a Physical Therapist

• At least three years’ experience as a Physical Therapist in an occupational health clinic or other ambulatory care clinic

• Knowledge of Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

• Current certification in Basic Life Support is required; Advanced Cardiac Life Support may also be required based on contract scope of services

Preferred Qualifications:

• Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records Knowledge of workplace health and safety concepts and OSHA regulations

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