- Norco, CA 92860 US
- School System-Pediatrics
- Leaps & Bounds Pediatric Therapy Inc
Physical Therapist I/II
Are you ready to have fun at work? Current opening for a full time, pediatric outpatient Doctor of Physical Therapy! Experience in the pediatric outpatient setting, and school-based settings is a plus. This position will offer a mix of clinical and school-based work in the Corona-Norco area, and the unique opportunity to utilize hippotherapy, as part of a comprehensive treatment plan. Join our growing team, where our culture puts patients and their whole family first. Full benefit packages with medical, dental, vision, education reimbursement, 401K with a match, PTO and paid holidays available, with a unique opportunity for productivity bonuses. Check out our social media pages for a glimpse on whose lives we get to change everyday, and how much fun we get to have doing it! Our team rocks!
A Physical Therapist I/II delivers excellent family-centered patient care, that aims to support functional goals and needs of the patient and their family. Physical Therapists perform assessments and interpretation of evaluations and test results; determining physical therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription, and carrying out a treatment plan that supports functional improvement across the lifespan.
Physical Therapist Job Duties:
- Provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining physical therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription.
- Helps patient accomplish goals outlined in treatment plan and effective use of therapeutic devices by administering manual exercises; instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as nonmanual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities and in using assistive and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses.
- Administers physical therapy treatment applying physical agents, electrical stimulation, moist packs and ultrasound machines; directing treatments given by aides, technicians, and assistants.
- Evaluates effects of physical therapy treatments and fit of prosthetic and orthotic devices by observing, noting, and evaluating patient's progress; recommending adjustments and modifications.
- Completes discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care workers; contributing to patient care conferences.
- Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing home exercise programs; instructing patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipment; recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs.
- Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records, according to the law.
- Maintains patient confidence and protects clinic operations by keeping information confidential, according to the law.
- Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
- Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
- Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
- Develops physical therapy staff by providing information; developing and conducting in-service training programs.
- Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
- Participates effectively as a member of the IEP team, but providing these services as part of a comprehensive education plan and in accordance with the written IEP.
Physical Therapist Skills and Qualifications:
Licensed in the state of CA. Experience in the pediatric setting. Experience in the school-based setting. Board Certification in Pediatric Physical Therapy is a plus. Physiological Knowledge, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Motivating Others, Legal Compliance, Quality Focus, Bedside Manner, Clinical Skills, Pain Management, Persistence, Energy Level, time management skills, and Team Player.