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Physical Therapist

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Gustine
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview:
The Physical Therapist is directly responsible for the initiation and performance of all physical therapy treatment and other rehabilitation services provided to acute care patients. The therapist is responsible for initial evaluations, patient care documentation, physical therapy aide and physical therapy assistant supervision and miscellaneous non-patient care requirements.
Serving Merced County Westside area with 48 care beds, the facility is part of Memorial Hospitals Association and Sutter Health, a not-for-profit organization that exists to maintain and improve the health status of citizens in its geographic area. Memorial Hospital Los Banos provides and promotes effective inpatient and outpatient health care services including 24-hour Emergency Care, Rural Health Clinic, Surgery, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Diagnostics Imaging, and Intensive Care Unit and Physical Therapy.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an approved school of Physical Therapy, BS or MS Degree.

  • Licensed by the State of California as a Physical Therapist.

  • Documented training in: Patient assessment and evaluation is required.

  • Performing and interpreting diagnostic and measurement to assess pathophysiological, patho-mechanical, electrophysiological, ergonomic, and developmental deficits of bodily systems to determine diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and prevention.

  • Planning, administering, and modifying therapeutic interventions that focus on posture, locomotive, strength, endurance cardiopulmonary function, balance, coordination, joint mobility and flexibility, pain, healing, repair and functional abilities in daily living skills.

  • Possess current BCLS provider card or acquired within 12 months of employment.

  • The ability to read, write, hear and verbally communicate in English to the degree necessary to perform the duties of the position is required.
    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Membership in the American Physical Therapy Association

    • Membership in the California Physical Therapy Association
      Organization:Memorial Hospital Los Banos
      Employee Status: Regular
      Benefits: Yes
      Position Status: Non-Exempt
      Union: No
      Job Shift: Day
      Shift Hours:8 Hour Shift
      Days of the Week Scheduled:Varied Days
      Weekend Requirements: Every Other Weekend
      Schedule: Part Time
      Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:48
      Applications Accepted:All Applications Accepted
      Schedule/Shift: Part Time/ Day

Keywords: Sutter Health, Merced , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Gustine, California

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