• Physical Therapist Home Health

    Job ID
    2018-67336
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Home Health
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    Mercy Hospital Bakersfield
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    Bakersfield
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    Sun-Sat 8am-5pm
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospitals have a history of caring for our community that goes back more than 100 years. We provide a broad range of medical and surgical services including minimally invasive and outpatient options. Our family of services includes the area's only inpatient oncology unit, the Orthopedic, Spine, and Hand Center, Family Birth Center, the Lactation Support Center and retail store, and many others. Mercy Hospital Downtown is a 194-bed facility located in downtown Bakersfield. Mercy Hospital Southwest is a 78-bed facility and the only hospital located in the rapidly growing area west of Highway 99. Mercy Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1910.  Learn more at https://www.dignityhealth.org/central-california/locations/mercy-bakersfield.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

     

    Incumbent participates as a member of the health care team, working with professional and non-professional staff and associated professionals in providing care which provides optimum home care and continuity of care to referred patients, addressing the age of the patients served. 

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualification:

     

    • One year experience as a physical therapist required
    • Knowledge and ability to perform current physical therapy techniques, knowledge of physical therapy standards, procedures and principles, ability to operate physical therapy equipment for patient care, ability to implement practical application of knowledge, ability to work independently and autonomously and ability to teach and instruct patients, caregivers and staff required
    • Computer skills necessary for position.
    • BLS and current CA Physical Therapy License required. .

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