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Physical Therapist - OSNC

Company: Tri-City Medical Center
Location: Encinitas
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

US-CA-EncinitasTri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our communitys needs.Position Summary:The Physical Therapist is responsible for evaluation and treatment of patients; supervises Physical Therapy Assistants and Aides in direct patient care and related activitiesMajor Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.

  • Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements.
  • Provides physical therapy evaluations and treatments
  • Treats patients according to the physicians treatment plan
  • Communicates with supervisor and other health care interdisciplinary team members regarding patient progress, problems or plans
  • Records evaluations, daily treatment notes, monthly progress notes, discharge summaries and charge tickets timely and completely
  • Demonstrates behavior that protects the safety of self/others and of the physical plant and equipment. Follows policy when accidents occur.
  • Attends departmental, Utilization Review and other meetings as requested
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information
  • Follows clinical and personnel policies
  • Supervises Physical Therapy Assistants and/or Physical Therapy Aides in direct patient care and related activities
  • Assists in training and orientation of new staff as requested
  • Consistently demonstrates professionalism, respect and confidentiality with patients and staff
  • Keeps regular clinic hours, as approved by supervisor
  • Complies with the Physical Therapy act in California
  • Demonstrates effective communication methods; either written, verbal, non-verbal or electronic
  • Follows up with front office related issues using the appropriate chain of command
  • Has a positive influence on others
  • Listens to and acknowledges the concerns of patients and co-workers. Communicates effectively with patients and co-workers, exchanging information and opinions constructively
  • Treats all patients with respect
  • Is punctual for shift. Fills out timecard correctly, obtaining authorization for overtime and schedule changes from supervisor. Observes policies regarding break/meal times, time off and calling in sick.
  • Performs all other miscellaneous job related duties as assigned
  • Makes every attempt to reduce expense & maximizes productive & revenueQualifications:
    • Thorough knowledge of physical therapy principles and practices.
    • Working knowledge and competent usage of Microsoft Office.
    • Sufficient verbal and written communication skills to perform the tasks required.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor, physicians, staff and families.
    • Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgement, discretion and decision making.
    • Ability to work effectively in a team and foster a team building approach with co-workers.Licenses:
      • Currently licensed as a Physical Therapist in California.Certifications:
        • Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider.Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.*Salary/Hourly Wage range based on experience. To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.Req No: 2022-12077 Shift: Day External Company Name: Tri City Healthcare District External Company URL: http://www.tricitymed.org/ Cost Center/Dept: 7095 - OSNC

Keywords: Tri-City Medical Center, Encinitas , Physical Therapist - OSNC, Healthcare , Encinitas, California

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