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  • Physical Therapist

    Job ID
    2018-67727
    Employment Type
    Part Time
    Department
    Acute Inpatient Physical Therapy
    Hours / Pay Period
    40
    Facility
    Marian Regional Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    SANTA MARIA
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    Sat & Sun (7 am - 5:30 pm; 10 hour day)
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Marian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, CA, is nationally ranked among the top 10% in the nation for safety core measures in Cardiac Services and has the only comprehensive Cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. In April 2012, Marian opened its doors to a brand new state-of-the-art facility which houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian's new hospital includes 191 beds, expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, NICU and women's services.

     

    Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.

    Responsibilities

    About This Position: 

    Evaluates patients; participates in the treatment program planning; administers physical therapy modalities, procedures and tests; documents accurate patient records and progress notes; maintains appropriate oral or written contact with the referring physician, co workers, and the public. Ensures a clean and safe work environment by being alert for unsafe conditions and malfunctioning equipment and using appropriate procedures for their correction; supervises aides and assistants in their participation in the overall treatment program. Assists Physical Therapist Supervisor with Q.I. as required. Performs other related duties such as: Participates in all departmental functions and activities as required, including inservice education, clerical and other tasks relevant to effective department function as necessary.

     

    Selection Criteria:

    Previous experience as physical therapist preferred but not required. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of physical therapy in order to qualify for licensure. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, accurately, and possess good interpersonal skills. Demonstrates basic knowledge of the principles, techniques and procedures within the scope of their practice as a Physical Therapist. Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently. Demonstrates ability to function in a team environment, collaborating with other patient care team members, physicians, patient, and their families. Ability to teach techniques and procedures of physical therapy to patients and their caregivers. Able to work with minimal supervision. Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Physical Therapy Board of California. Certified in CPR.

    Qualifications

    Previous experience as physical therapist preferred but not required. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, accurately, and possess good interpersonal skills. Demonstrates basic knowledge of the principles, techniques and procedures within the scope of their practice as a Physical Therapist. Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently. Demonstrates ability to function in a team environment, collaborating with other patient care team members, physicians, patient, and their families. Ability to teach techniques and procedures of physical therapy to patients and their caregivers. Able to work with minimal supervision. Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Physical Therapy Board of California. Certified in CPR.

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