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Physical Therapist

Company: RR Health Choice
Location: Spring Valley
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:The primary purpose of your job position is to plan, organize, develop, and direct our facility'sPhysical Therapy Services in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and localstandards, guidelines and regulations, and as may be directed by the administrator, to assure thatthe highest degree of quality resident care can be maintained at all times.QUALIFICATIONS:1. Must possess, as a minimum a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy from an accreditedcollege or university.2. Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as a Physical Therapist in theState of California.3. Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to theage-related needs of the residents served.4. Must be knowledgeable of physical therapy procedures.EXPERIENCE1. Must have as a minimum one (1) year, experience in a physical therapist capacity in ahospital, SNF, or other related medical facility.2. Must have training in rehabilitative and restorative therapy practices.JOB FACTORS:Physical Requirements:Job may require considerable physical effort most of the day including kneeling, squatting,reaching, twisting, climbing, walking, exposure to temperature and humidity changes andmaximal assist in lifting and/or transferring of a 100 pound patient. Must be able to push, pull,move, and/or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move,and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet. It may be necessary to assist in theevacuation of residents during emergency situations.Must possess sight/hearing senses or use appropriate adaptive devices that will enable senses tofunction at a level required to meet the essential duties of the position.Mental Requirements:Must be able to work independently, make judgments based on assessments and data availableand act accordingly. Must be flexible, innovative and possess good interpersonal skills. Must beable to cope with mental and emotional stress and demonstrate emotional stability.Working Conditions: Be able to tolerate exposure to elements including, but not limited to, odors, blood, body fluidsand excrements, adverse environmental conditions and hazardous materials.Essential Functions:1. Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct our physical therapy services, aswell as its programs and activities, in accordance with current rules, regulations, andguidelines that govern nursing care facilities. 2. Meet with administration, medical and nursing staff, as well as other related departments inplanning therapy services. 3. Develop and maintain physical therapy standards.4. Assist in standardizing the methods in which physical therapy will be accomplished.5. Participate in discharge planning, development and implementation of resident care plans,resident assessments, etc., as necessary.6. Assist the Quality Assessment and Assurance Coordinator in developing, implementing,and maintaining an ongoing quality assurance program for physical therapy services.7. Assume the authority, responsibility and accountability of directing the physical therapyservice.8. Maintain treatment records, resident files, and progress notes as required.9. Serve on, participate in, and/or attend various committees of the facility as required.10. Evaluate and implement recommendations from established committees as they maypertain to physical therapy services.11. Determine the staffing needs of the physical therapy department necessary to meet theneeds of the residents.12. Provide guidance and training for new and/or less experienced personnel.13. Review request for physical therapy and physicians' orders.14. Evaluate type of therapy most desirable after consulting with physician.15. Participate in the development and implementation of resident assessments and care plans,including quarterly reviews.16. Demonstrate to residents and staff personnel, as necessary, the use of medical appliancesinvolved in physical therapy (e.g., wheelchairs, crutches, canes, braces, and prostheticappliances and devices).17. Perform physical therapy in resident's room as necessary.18. Prepare resident for treatment by dress/position and administer physical therapy inaccordance with established policies and procedures.19. Ensure that all therapist notes are informative and descriptive of the care provided and ofthe resident's response to the care.20. Review the physical therapy requirements of each resident admitted to the facility andassist the attending physician in planning for the resident's care.21. Involve the resident/family in planning objectives and goals for the resident.22. Ensure that physical therapy treatments are indicated on the care plan.Location: 91942 , La Mesa, San Diego, Escondido, Encinitas, Del Mar, La Jolla, Chula Vista, El Cajon, Santee, Oceanside, National City, Lakeside, Lemon Grove, Imperial Beach, Spring Valley, Rancho San Diego, Alpine, Mount Helix, Coronado, San Marco, Julian, Valley Center, Borrego Springs, Bonsall, Campo, Descanso, Pine Valley, Lake San Marcos, La Presa, Winter Gardens, Tecate, Hidden Meadows, Crest, Granite Hills, Pacific Beach, Bankers Hills, Carmel Valley, North County, East County, Mission Hills, Hillcrest, Little Italy, Gaslamp, East Village, Ocean Beach, Point Loma, Normal Heights, North Park, South Park jn

Keywords: RR Health Choice, San Diego , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Spring Valley, California

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