Physical Therapist

Location: Garden Grove, CA

Description

We're looking for a compassionate, forward-thinking Licensed Physical Therapist who excels at assessing patients' strengths and weaknesses and devising creative but effective treatment plans to get injured workers back to work in a timely manner.

This is a Part Time position. Compensation will be based on experience.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure delivery of high quality patient care services.

  • Perform direct patient care, including evaluation of musculoskeletal, neurological and other physical problems.

  • Support and encourage multidisciplinary coordination of treatment.

  • Ensure proper documentation of patient care.

  • Implement effective communication with own and other departments' staff, with medical staff and patients to ensure coordinated efforts and provision of high quality service and optimal patient care.

  • Plan, design, implement and interpret specific physical therapy treatment programs for patients to facilitate the patient's recovery and attainment of maximum physical potential.

  • Educate patients in the proper care and use of supports and performance of exercise programs.

  • Perform or delegate patient treatment to include modalities, therapeutic exercises, gait training and hydrotherapy.

  • Follow appropriate documentation and reporting procedures.

  • Work closely with the physician to ensure comprehensive delivery of services and quality patient care.

Requirements:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, standards and techniques of physical therapy.

  • Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations and procedures to administer patient care.

  • Knowledge of use and maintenance of physical therapy equipment and instruments to administer patient care.

  • Skill in developing and maintaining patient care records and writing reports.

  • Skill in time management, planning and workload control.

  • Skill in identifying problems and recommending solutions.

  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective communication and working relationships with Management, patients, medical staff and the general public.

  • Detail oriented and organized.

  • Excellent people skills.

  • Ability to motivate and work effectively with others.

  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.

EDUCATION

Degree from an APTA approved school of physical therapy and approved by the Physical Therapy Examining Committee of the State.


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