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John George Psychiatric Pavilion Physical Therapist, Per Diem, Day shift, 8 hrs in Alameda, California

SUMMARY: The AHD Physical Therapist provides treatment to patients of Alameda Hospital under the referral of the patient's Physician. Performs related duties as required.

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification, however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual in the classification.

  1. Administers comprehensive PT evaluations, using appropriate tests and measurements. Develops and implements a treatment plan, with functional and measurable goals. Documents evaluations, re-assessments and daily progress and progress summaries in medical records in compliance with department policy, state and federal regulatory agencies

  2. Educates patient, family, other caregivers in management of home exercise programs and use of equipment.

  3. Supervises and delegates appropriate tasks to a PT Assistant.

  4. Confers and communicates with referring physicians, support staff, PT Assistants, PTs, department manager as appropriate.

  5. Communicates with family, case managers, health insurers as appropriate.

  6. Participates in department in-service and continuous improvement activities.

  7. Attends, participates and contributes to in-service educational programs.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Graduation from a college or university program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association. Minimum Experience: Entry level position; recent experience in another clinical setting related to the area of proposed supervision (acute medical, rehab, SNF, or outpatient) preferred. Required Licenses/Certifications: Registered or eligible for licensure by the Department of Consumer Affairs, Physical Therapy Board of California as a Physical Therapist. Required Licenses/Certifications: BLS – Basic Life Support, issued by AHA – American Heart Association.