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Pediatric Physical Therapist (Full Time and Per Diem)

Company: Family Health Centers of San Diego
Location: Imperial Beach
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

For over 50 years, Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) has provided affordable, high-quality health care and supportive services to all San Diegans. With more than 2,500 employees spread throughout more than 50 sites around the county, FHCSD is proud of the diversity of its staff as a reflection of the communities it serves.The reward of working at FHCSD is more than a paycheck and excellent benefits; it is the impact and contribution to the San Diego community that employees value most. If you are passionate about improving the overall health and livelihood of your community, FHCSD is looking for people like you.Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) is looking for a Pediatric Physical Therapist (PT) to provide evaluation and treatment for pediatric patients with a variety of mobility, motor control and musculoskeletal disorders. This position will also focus on prevention by developing and providing early intervention programs/services. Responsibilities:

  • Communicates regularly with Referral, Case Management, Care Coordination, and Scheduling staff. Makes recommendations and follows through with referrals to outside agencies when appropriate.
  • Communicates with patients and/or parents/caregivers regarding evaluation results, treatment plan and goals. Provides home program activities to patients and/or parents/caregivers to ensure carryover to the home environment. Engages patients and/or parents/caregivers in treatment sessions.
  • Completes all required documentation accurately, in a timely manner, and thoroughly in accordance with department standards; in addition, documentation complies with patients' insurance requirements.
  • Consults with Physicians, allied health professionals, and other team members. Participates in case conferencing meeting and in program planning meetings. Facilitates training and presentations for staff, patients, and parents/caregivers when applicable.
  • Evaluates patients referred for physical therapy and physical therapy consultation.
  • Performs evaluation according to each patient's needs, physician recommendations, and specific program guidelines/protocols.
  • Monitors and manages own schedule. Communicates with scheduling staff to keep schedule full.
  • Provides appropriate oversight and supervision of Physical Therapy Assistants as necessary. Ensures that services being provided by the Physical Therapy Assistants are safe, effective, and efficient. Determines when expertise and decision-making capability of the Physical Therapy Assistants requires that the Physical Therapist personally renders physical therapy interventions and when it may be appropriate to utilize the Physical Therapy Assistant.
  • Provides treatment at different clinic sites.
  • Provides treatment to assigned patients as appropriate in accordance with established standards of care and practice. Designs an appropriate and effective treatment plan and work within scope of practice at all times. Monitors progress of treatment goals through periodic observations and assessments. Conducts re-evaluations when indicated.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.Requirements:
    • California State licensure as a Physical Therapist.
    • Current American Heart Association healthcare provider CPR (BLS), or Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, or Advance Resuscitation Training.
    • At least 2 years experience as a Physical Therapist.
    • Pediatric specific experience required and experience in early intervention (0-3) preferred.
    • Meet organizational driver requirementsRewards:
      • Job type: Regular Full-Time & Per Diem
      • Competitive Salary with Excellent Benefits
      • Retirement Plan with Employer Match
      • Paid Time Off, Extended Sick Leave and Paid Holidays
      • Medical/Dental/Vision/FSA/Life Insurance
      • Employee Discounts and Wellness ProgramsFHCSD was founded by community activists working towards a common goal: caring, affordable, high-quality medical care for all. We are proud to continue this mission today as we provide accessible services to over 210,000 patients across San Diego County. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to community medicine and providing culturally competent care to the medically underservedRequired
        Preferred
        Job Industries
        • Customer Service

Keywords: Family Health Centers of San Diego, San Diego , Pediatric Physical Therapist (Full Time and Per Diem), Healthcare , Imperial Beach, California

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