We have an opening for a PRN Physical Therapist to work at our employer health center located in Lake Tahoe, NV!
As part of Walgreens Health and Wellness division, Take Care Health Systems Employer Solutions ( www.takecareemployersolutions.com ) is the manager of worksite-based health and wellness services. We operate on-site employee health centers, pharmacies and fitness centers for many of the country’s largest corporations and federal agencies . The company combines best practices in healthcare and the expertise and personal care of our providers to deliver access to high-quality, affordable and convenient healthcare.
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 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.
Take Care Health Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer of nice people!
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
Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records
Knowledge of workplace health and safety concepts and OSHA regulations
At Take Care Health Systems we offer a more personalized, human approach to healthcare.
Our Take Care Clinics, conveniently located in...