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Physical Therapist

Company: PIH Health
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY The Physical Therapist provides therapeutic services to patients with impaired muscle, joint, and functional impairment in accordance with physician's orders. SPECIFIC SKILLS NEEDED Cognizant of home health standards and practices, including, but not limited to assessments specific to discipline and documentation requirements. Basic computer knowledge and abilities. Electronic medical record input experience preferred. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING Graduate of an approved program in physical therapy and licensed as such by the P.T. Examining Committee of the CA Board of Medical Quality Assurance. Current California physical therapy license. Current CPR card. Current California driver's license and valid auto insurance. Minimum 2 years experience as a physical therapist. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Safeguards and preserves the confidentiality of patient's protected health information in accordance with State and Federal (HIPAA) regulatory requirements, hospital and departmental policies. Ensures a safe patient environment and adherence to safety practices per policy. With consideration to age, employee utilizes the approved process to resolve biophysical, psychological, educational and environmental needs of patient/significant other when administering care. Essential to the provision of community benefits as an expression of our charitable healthcare mission and purpose, each manager/supervisor is committed to the delivery of high quality, compassionate healthcare and is further committed to supporting the strategic direction of community benefits within PIH Health and its affiliates. (Applies to management positions.) Assists the physician in evaluating patient's level of function and reevaluating as appropriate by applying diagnostic and prognostic procedures. Provide treatment by means of graded and therapeutic exercises. Promote functional ability toward increased independence in patient's home environment. Assist in developing and updating the Plan of Care. Provides initial PT evaluation or SOC OASIS collection as indicated by referral type. Observing, recording and reporting information on the patient's condition to the attending physician and in the patient's clinical record. Advising, consulting and, when appropriate, instructing family and other department personnel in patient's therapy program. Teaching and supervising other health personnel when appropriate. Documents according to department policy, procedure and standards. Provides in-services on PT services as requested by Clinical Director. Performs any and all duties as assigned by supervisor. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: PIH Health, Los Angeles , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Los Angeles, California

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