Under limited technical supervision, uses skill, judgment and knowledge of daily operations to supervise a small group of physical therapists, aides, and students. Efficiently evaluates and treats a broad spectrum of patients. Communicates well with staff members, physicians, and other disciplines and assists with program planning. Performs related duties as required.
DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Communication/Collaboration: Attends team meetings and conferences on patient care and discharge planning.
- Communication/Collaboration: Attends, participates, and contributes to in-service educational training.
- Communication/Collaboration: Communicates with family, case managers, health insurers, etc. as appropriate.
- Communication/Collaboration: Confers with other PT’s, aides, and department manager as appropriate for problem-solving and program planning.
- Communication/Collaboration: Confers with referring physicians, and health care team about patient status.
- Documentation: Completes required administrative forms for leave of absences, payroll, and statistics.
- Documentation: Writes clear, concise, legible, and objective information on patient evaluations, progress notes, discharge notes, equipment orders, and insurance forms and records accurate daily treatment attendance and charges.
- Education: Graduation from an approved school of Physical Therapy.
- Minimum Experience: At least One year of experience in the class of Physical Therapist I as employed by Alameda Health System; OR two years or more of recent experience in another clinical setting related to the area of proposed supervision (acute medical, rehab, SNF, or outpatient).
- Required Licenses/Certifications: BLS - Basic Life Support Certification - issued by AHA-American Heart Association.
- Required Licenses/Certifications: Eligibility for, or possession of, a valid certificate to practice as a Registered Physical Therapist in the State of California.