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Physical Therapist PT
Ref No.: 17-04681
Location: Fresno, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 10/23/2017


Physical Therapist PT - SNF
 
Full time Physical Therapist PT for Folsom, CA with SNF experience

We are currently looking for a Physical Therapist - PT to improve the lives of the people we serve through compassion and innovation in healthcare. 
 
Duties and Responsibilities of Physical Therapist

Provides physical therapy services to patients according to a written physician's plan of care. This may include, but will not be limited to:
  • Assessing and evaluating therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status, and participation in the development of the total plan of care. Evaluates home environment.
  • Assesses for muscle strength, mobility, gait, ROM-potential for rehab.
  • Directing the physical therapy treatment, instructing patients and families/caregivers in the use and care of therapeutic appliances.
  • Determining priority needs for physical therapy.
  • Reports to physician the patient's reaction to treatment or changes in condition.
  • Initiates physical therapy program and instructs other personnel and/or family/caregiver members in certain phases of physical therapy with which they may work with a patient, as well as instruction them as to the goals of the physical therapy program for the patient by participation in case conferences.
  • May train the patient in the use of prosthetic device.
  • Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health services and refers as necessary.
  • Prepares and submits clinical and progress summaries based on the attainment of goals.
  • Participates in discharge planning for the patient.
  • Prepares and submits a clinical progress summary based on the attainment of goals as directed by Organization policy.
  • Provides physical therapy consultation to home families/caregivers when indicated.
  • Provides in-service education programs for nursing organization personnel as needed.
  • Participates in peer consultation process.
  • Supervises Physical Therapy Assistants according to organization policy and state regulations.
 
Requirements of Physical Therapist
  • Possesses a degree from a baccalaureate or master’s program in physical therapy approved by an accredited organization.
  • Licensed to practice as physical therapist within the state of California.
  • At least 2-3 years of appropriate SNF experience as a physical therapist.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication and organization skills.
  • Possesses and maintains current Heart Association approved CPR certification.
     
Benefits of working as an PT for UNITED Nurses include
  • Personalized Compensation Packages
  • Weekly Pay
  • Healthcare Benefits
United Health Care Staffing, Inc (www.uhcstaffing.com) is a full service healthcare staffing company. We specialize in providing contract, temp-to-perm, travel, per diem, and direct hire personnel across wide spectrum of rehabilitation service providers servicing in the areas of Hospitals, Skilled Nursing, School therapy, Out-patient clinics, private settings, Home health and ADHC’s.

For consideration, please contact Natasha Karihaloo, Account Manager: email Natasha@uhcstaffing.com

 
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