Physical Therapist - Outpatient
Company: Providence Health & Services
Posted on: January 10, 2022
We are looking for a Physical Therapist for the Physical Therapy
Department at Providence Healdsburg Hospital . Apply Today!
Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some
additional questions from our Modern Hire system.Up to $20,000
hiring bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all
conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic
benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin
on your first day of employment.Location: Healdsburg, CAWork
Schedule: Full time - 80 Biweekly HoursShift: 8-hour, DaysJob
Summary:The practice of Physical Therapy shall include assessment,
treatment planning and implementation, education, communication and
demonstration of leadership to address the needs of patients, their
families and caregivers as well as to promote and demonstrate a
positive working relationship among professionals and ancillary
staff. Competencies in line with our core values that are the
cornerstone of all activities performed by our employees include
communication and interpersonal relations; continuous learning,
improvement, accountability and teamwork; patient/customer focus
and adaptability and community involvement and
- Able to comprehensively assess the functional needs of the
patient and sets appropriate goals for each patient. Provides
direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other
specialists as needed. Provides reassessment of patient's
functional needs and adjusts care plan as indicated to ensure
optimal patient outcome.
- Demonstrates understanding of Medi-Care guidelines and
regulations relating to medical necessity, sustained functional
improvement, reasonable frequency and duration of treatments and
procedures for documentation.
- Establishes measurable short and long term goals within
reasonable time frames. Consistently works to achieve functional
goals by selecting appropriate therapeutic methods and shows this
progression toward goals in daily documentation. Educates patients,
family and caregivers concerning diagnosis, goals and individual
- Demonstrates professional, appropriate verbal and written
communication skills with patients' treating physician and other
- Adheres to rules regarding standards of best practice and
ethics of regulatory agencies. Complies with current licensure laws
and rules related to aides and assistants. Assures that licensure
requirements for annual renewal are met in a timely manner.
- Adheres to established hospital and departmental policies and
procedures, core values, quality and improvement programs, and
safety, environmental and infection control standards.
- Maintains patients' medical record, and any other patient
related documents, accurately, completely, neatly and
confidentially, in a timely manner.
- Provides direction and leadership to support staff, new hires,
students and new graduates.
- Promotes professional growth and development, personally and
throughout the department and organization with educational
programs, current research, in-service meetings and workshops.
- Demonstrates competence in fit and function of assistive and
- Stroke Program - Takes an active role in job specific stroke
education and training.
- Performs other duties as assigned to support the department's
- Interpersonal skills.
- Communication (written and verbal) skills.
- Organizational skills.
- Knowledge of practice and principles of Physical Therapy.
- Skilled in critical thinking and problem solving.
- Ability to seek and gain new knowledge and abilities.
- Ability to assess the functional needs of the patient and set
- Understanding of Medi-Care guidelines and regulations.Minimum
Position Requirements:Education: Coursework/Training - Graduation
from accredited physical therapy school.Licenses/Certifications:
- California License or Eligibility.
- Current CPR certification.Preferred Position
Qualifications:Experience: 2 years experience as a licensed
Physical Therapist. However, outstanding new graduates
considered.Providence St. Joseph Health (Providence) has worked for
decades to improve health and quality of life in California's North
Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St.
Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital
in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters to
those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent,
acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services.
Sonoma County facilities aligned with Providence include the
278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II
trauma center. In addition, the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital and
43-bed Healdsburg Hospital are secular (non-religious) affiliates
of Providence. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care
centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County
Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group doing business as St. Joseph
Health Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network
(post-acute care services). We act as a regional referral hub for
outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral
health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic
disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit
programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life
throughout the area.Providence provides equal employment
opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,
disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements,
Providence complies with applicable state and local laws governing
nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the
company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and
conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement,
promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of
absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as "on
call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled
on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.Company:
Sonoma County EntitiesCategory: Physical TherapyReq ID:
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