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Physical Therapist

Company: Surgery Partners
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionJob Title: Physical Therapist
The Physical Therapist evaluates and treats patients, communicates with families, physicians, and other health care members and maintains documentation of services in the medical record.

  • Education: Graduate of an accredited college or university with a bachelors in Physical Therapy required. Masters degree in Physical Therapy preferred.
  • Licensure/Certification: Must have State Licensure or Registration.
  • Experience/Training: Minimum of 2-3 years Physical Therapy preferred.

    Essential Functions:

    • Practices Physical Therapy consistent with the American Physical Therapy Association Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice
    • Maintains a patient treatment schedule consistent with the needs of the facility
    • Confers with the persons most closely associated with the management of the patient and keeps them informed of any additional patient needs, treatment modification and/or progress
    • Responsible for the preparation and submission of facility reports, assuring confidentiality of all records including:

    • Evaluation reports/summaries
    • Discharge reports/summaries
    • Progress reports to referring physicians and agencies
    • Current progress notes on all patients within their area
    • Special reports as requested by the director and/or supervisor
    • Daily attendance records and summaries of same

    • Sees that all facility routines and procedures are carried out as outlined
    • Keeps abreast of new techniques and trends in the field of Physical Therapy
    • Maintains good public relations with all community sources
    • Delegates portions of the above-listed duties to facility personnel, with approval of the supervisor and/or team leader and in line with the best use of time and experience of such personnel
    • Keeps current on and adheres to policies and procedures as enumerated in the Policy and Procedures Manual of the facility
    • Interpreting and carrying out the prescription of the physician; good public relations, protection of confidential data; economic us of time, equipment and supplies; safety and welfare of patients and other employees
    • Must be able to apply the theory of Physical Therapy; have the ability and competency to operate the equipment used in their position; perform technical procedures; speak intelligently and in a professional manner before other; supervision and management skills
    • Performs Point of Care procedures in a timely manner according to established policy and procedure. Documents required information and complies with all Point of Care quality control standards.

      At Bakersfield Heart Hospital, our patients are family. Healthcare is constantly evolving, our growing organization is devoted to ensuring that each person in our care feels safe. Our world-class team of driven, passionate healthcare professionals are always focused on service excellence and providing top quality care at the bedside. If you share our values, we want to hear from you!
      Competitive Pay. Full Suite of Benefits.
      Bakersfield Heart Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our team members and patients. Therefore, we require that all team members receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October - March each year), etc. as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.Qualifications
      EducationBachelors (required)
      ExperienceMasters degree in Physical Therapy preferred. (preferred)Minimum of 2-3 years Physical Therapy preferred. (preferred)
      Licenses & CertificationsPhysical Therapist (required)

Keywords: Surgery Partners, Bakersfield , Physical Therapist, Other , Bakersfield, California

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