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Physical Therapist (PT) Full Time Permanent in Monterey

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Job Ref:  314676270
Employer:  Network
Company Name:  Blue Royal Staffing
Industry:  Healthcare other
Job Type:  Full Time
State:  California
City:  Monterey
Zip Code:  93940

Full-Time Permanent opening in the Monterey Bay area that includes Competitive Pay & Excellent Benefits.

POSITION TYPE : Physical Therapist (PT)

LOCATION : Monterey, CA

POSITION TYPE : Full-Time Permanent

Responsible for the care, direction and progression of therapy patients and their treatments. Is a viable member of the therapeutic rehabilitation team and will assist in department maintenance, supervision of department staff as needed and delivering the best quality care possible. Is responsible for appropriate scheduling of therapy patients, completing the monthly productivity statistics in a time manner and working with the team to maintain an efficient and productive therapy department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform direct patient care, including evaluation of muscle, skeletal, neurological and other physical problems.
  • Plan, design, implement and interpret specific physical therapy treatment programs for patients to facilitate the patient's recovery and attainment of maximum physical potential.
  • Support and encourage multidisciplinary coordination of treatment.
  • Ensure proper documentation of patient care.
  • Secure prescription for each patient treated.
  • Perform or delegate patient treatment to include modalities, therapeutic exercises, gait training and hydrotherapy.
  • Educate patients in the proper care and use of supports and performance of exercise programs.
  • 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.
  • Work closely with the physician to ensure comprehensive delivery of services and quality patient care.
  • Assist marketing staff with tours as necessary.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, standards and techniques of physical therapy.
  • 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 developing and maintaining medical quality assurance and quality control standards.

EDUCATION:

  • Degree from an APTA approved school of physical therapy and approved by the Physical Therapy Examining Committee of the State.
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy preferred. Masters or Bachelors accepted.

EXPERIENCE:

*Experience in orthopedics and outpatient preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

Current license as a Registered Physical Therapist in the State of California.