REGISTERED PHYSICAL THERAPIST - (Per Diem Days) (Posted 01/25/2011)
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital - Fountain Valley, CA

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Description:
Evaluates patients effectively for therapy services within 24 hours of receiving orders.
Obtains orders/makes recommendations for changes in treatment plan with M.D.
Assesses, plans, implements treatment plan per policy guidelines and identified patient needs.
Completes documentation accurately per Title 22 (evaluation, wkly note, and discharge note).
Attends interdisciplinary rounds/ meetings as necessary.
Delegate's portions of therapy appropriately to appropriate support staff for overall department efficiency.
Makes a recommendation for next level of care.
Includes patient/family goals consistently for all patients.
Recognizes changes in a patients condition and communicates effectively with the team and physician to adjust the treatment plan.
Demonstrates a complete knowledge of body mechanics to avoid injury to self or patients. Uses safety and care in transferring, lifting, walking and gait training of patients.
Demonstrates ability to provide care to pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric age groups. Has good working knowledge of development sequence.
Billing in completed accurately (matches treatment notes) on a daily basis. Therapist ensures this information in entered daily before the end of the business day.
Productivity standard is met consistently on a daily basis.
No delinquent documentation.
Attends at least two seminars per year to improve clinical skills. (May complete one as a .edu module).
Provides at least one inservice per year for Clinical information.

Qualifications:
Minimum Education: Knowledge necessary to obtain Physical Therapist License in the State of California and current California Physical Therapist license. Current American Heart Association Healthcare provider BLS certification.
Minimum Experience: One year experience in general acute preferred.
Preferred Skills and Abilities: Demonstrates ability to work as an interdisciplinary team member. Must be willing to cross train to multiple areas. Demonstrates good working knowledge of Title 22, JCAHO standards and county regulations. Strong communication/people skills. Possess the skills necessary to perform evaluations of patients in ages ranging from pediatric to geriatric.

Job: Therapy and Rehabilitation

Primary Location: CA-Fountain Valley

Hospital/Facility: 024-Fountain Valley Regional Hospital - Fountain Valley, CA

Job Type: PT2Y

Shift Type: PT2Y

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