Physical Therapist 777000
Company: Huntington Hospital
Posted on: September 8, 2021
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16-bed hospital to a nationally recognized healthcare leader with
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high-quality care to all members of our community, we embrace
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777000 Physical Therapy
Evaluates, plans and administers treatments for disabilities,
injuries and diseases in accordance with a physician's order.
Responsible for coordination of care to meet identified Physical
Therapy needs of the patient/family; participates in the management
of patient care to include identification, monitoring care
delivery, advocating for the patient, evaluating outcomes,
facilitating patient care across the health care continuum, and
assists other team members with meeting patient needs. Is preceptor
for related staff and students. Requires California State Physical
This is a full time or part time position which may require
flexibility of hours and is eligible for overtime pay.
Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program.
Determined by patient care area. Minimum 1 year related practice
California State Physical Therapist License of California License
American Heart Association BLS-C certification required.
Physical Therapists working with Pediatric Population:
1. Physical Therapy provides pediatric assessment, treatment, and
family/staff consultation and education services. Patients referred
for Physical Therapy by a physician will receive an evaluation that
is appropriate to age, medical diagnosis, and family concerns. A
treatment plan is developed from the evaluation findings. Age
specific Physical therapy intervention is provided as defined by
the individualized treatment plan.
2. Physical Therapy is part of the multidisciplinary pediatric
team. Team members will actively involve the family and/or primary
care giver when establishing goals from initial assessment, through
the course of treatment and in discharge planning. A Physical
therapy representative will participate in team meetings regarding
pediatric patients who are receiving Physical therapy
3. In collaboration with the pediatric department clinical nurse
specialist and/or nurse educator, the physical therapist will
provide education and consultation for pediatric staff development
regarding PT related topics pertinent to overall patient care.
4. Physical Therapy collaborates with other providers to facilitate
the continuum of care.
Example: The pediatric PT will coordinate with a CCS case manager
and/or a representative of the CCS Medical Therapy Program for
referral to a CCS-paneled provider or CCS MTU for the patient with
a CCS-eligible condition who may continue to require physical
therapy services after hospital discharge. The pediatric physical
therapist will communicate with other health, education and social
service providers such as the Local Education Agency, Regional
Center or pediatric inpatient/outpatient programs to assure
continuity of intervention.
5. Physical Therapy is performed by Physical therapists (PT) and
Physical therapist assistants (PTA) that are licensed by the state
of California. There is at least one Physical therapist that is
CCS-paneled on the hospital staff.
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