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Physical Therapist

Location: Stockton
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob LocationFulton Gardens Post Acute - Stockton, CAJob ShiftFull TimeJob SummaryThe Company is looking for a caring, dedicated physical therapist to provide quality care to the residents. The Physical Therapist evaluates and treats patients/residents, communicates with their families, physicians, and other health team members, and maintains all necessary documentation of services in the patients medical records. Physical therapy services including treatment planning and implementation, discharge planning, testing patients physical abilities, analyzing rehabilitation goals, and consulting with the rehab team and other health team members to coordinate the most effective treatment program.Responsibilities and DutiesEssential Responsibilities and ExpectationsEvaluate patients promptly, and per facility policies and expectations, upon receiving physician referral for treatment.Develop effective treatment plans.Obtain approval for services from referring physician.Treat patients according to treatment plan approved by physician.Communicate regularly with supervisor, other members of the rehabilitation team, and nursing staff regarding patient treatment plan, progress, and prognosis.Record evaluations, daily treatment notes, weekly progress notes, 14-day progress report to the physician, recertifications, and discharge summaries per Company and facility policy and procedureComplete all required documentation from your daily treatments/interventions prior to leaving the facility.Educate patient families and facility nursing staff in treatment and any applicable maintenance programs.Participate in discharge planning.Secure necessary durable medical equipment (e.g., orthoses, walkers, canes elevated toilet seats, and grab bars) for patients to facilitate independent mobility.Submit all billing logs and necessary information on a timely basis.Report any problem areas/equipment within each facility to the appropriate supervisor immediately. Able to supervise up to two Physical Therapist Assistants.Able to report to work regularly and on-time.Comply with State Licensing Board of California, Title 22, CMS, and California Labor Board guidelinesComply with Company and facility rules, policies, and procedures.Comply with all applicable safety rules, policies, and procedures.Additional Responsibilities and ExpectationsProvide necessary training and guidance to student interns as assigned, including:Supervising students during the internship.Providing clearly defined, career-related (i.e., non-clerical) responsibilities and tasks in accordance with the students academic programs.Informing student interns about and ensuring their compliance with Company, facility, state, and federal guidelines, andCompleting any paperwork required by the Company or the students academic program. Assume other duties as assigned.Physical and Mental RequirementsThese physical and mental demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Physical Therapist. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the Physical Therapist.Ability to travel, as required.See projects through to completion.Ability to bend, reach, squat, move as required by patient treatment plans.Ability to transfer or assist in transfer of up to 100 lbs.Ability to stand and/or work 80% of an 8-hour shift.Visual and hearing acuity to perform job-related functions.Ability to operate standard rehabilitation therapy equipment.Workplace EnvironmentThe Physical Therapist will primarily be working in a skilled nursing facility. This is an active patient care environment. This environment has no unusual exposures, but safety precautions must be taken at all times. Qualifications and SkillsTo perform the Physical Therapist job successfully, you must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. These requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and ability required of the Physical Therapist. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. RequiredLicensed as a Physical Therapist in the State of California.Valid CPR certification.A completed physical examination from a licensed physician.Negative TB skin test within the past year OR a clear Chest X-ray within the past five yearsAbility to gather and analyze information in a timely and skillful manner.Ability to manage time efficiently.Resourceful, problem-solving attitude.Proactive attitude and work-style.Ability to exhibit a high level of confidentiality.A customer-service focused attitude.PreferredNatural interpersonal and communication skills.Strong detail-oriented and resourceful mindset.Able to work well in a diverse environment.Accept and act upon constructive feedback.DisclaimerThis job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the Physical Therapist position and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

Keywords: INTERFACE REHAB INC, Stockton , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Stockton, California

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