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Physical Therapist

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Courtland
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

We are so glad you are interested in joining Sutter Health!Organization:SMCS-Sutter Med Center - SacramentoPosition Overview:Under the supervision of the Clinical Manager, the Physical Therapist is responsible for the delivery of appropriate, adequate, effective, efficient direct patient care services assigned by the Primary Care Clinician and approved by the Clinical Manager. Responsibilities include implementation of the physician plan of care, obtaining physician orders, supervision of home health aides, and coordination of care within an interdisciplinary team and participating in effective utilization management and control of patient supplies. Consistently provides care based on the age-related needs of the unique population with consideration of their development/psychosocial needs, environmental safety, educational needs, communication style, and level of understanding. The Physical Therapist is accountable to the Primary Care Clinician for ensuring that the plan of care is implemented following professional standards of care and agency specific protocols. The Physical Therapist is directly accountable to the Clinical Manager, and will receive functional guidance from the Primary Care Clinician. The Physical Therapist may give clinical guidance to PTAs, HHA and other clinical staff as appropriate.Job Description:EDUCATION

  • Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.
  • Bachelor's: Graduate from an accredited physical therapy program.
  • Master's: Masters in Physical TherapyCERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
    • PT-Physical Therapist
    • BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider
    • CCS Paneled Provider EligibilityPREFERRED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED IN:
      • One year of professional experience in an acute or similar outpatient setting required.
      • Direct patient care experience within the past five years required.
      • Experience in assessment of the pediatric and/or neonatal population is required.
      • Experience in Standardized Testing is preferred.SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
        • Exhibits excellent oral and written communication skills: with legible handwriting for documentation of patient records in a clear and concise manner.
        • Demonstrated knowledge of pediatrics and infant/child/adolescent development; with knowledge of the unique concerns and developmental issues of the premature infant.
        • Knowledge of community health resources and managed care.
        • Basic understanding of home care services, clinical standards of care and practice, Title XXII, Medicare Conditions of Participation, CHAP home health accreditation requirements, QI outcomes/benchmarking, infection control;
        • Good understanding of reimbursement patterns for Medicare and other payors; good working understanding of budget and other financial reports.
        • Self-starter with a high degree of initiative, motivation, flexibility, energy and creativity.
        • Ability to form harmonious working relationships with internal and external customers.
        • Demonstrated leadership and negotiation skills and the ability to manage resources for patient care in a cost effective manner.
        • Excellent collaborative and problem solving skills with customers and management.
        • Ability to exercise independent sound judgment in planning and providing patient care.
        • Demonstrated ability in physical, psychosocial, and environmental assessment skills and in implementing plan of treatment.
        • Excellent organizational skills. Must be able to meet company productivity standards as indicated by organization and manager. Must be able to handle sensitive issues, conflict with or among others, respectively direct and reinforce staff efforts; effectively plan and organize and prioritize work, think critically to both effectively plan and organize department operations consistent with Sutter Care at Homes strategic and operating objectives and to effectively solve unique problems as they arise or identify when to consult supervisor.
        • Must be able to deal with challenging work environment with time demands and occasional conflicting priorities.
        • Maintain a positive and professional image and demonstrate self-directed learning to meet professional development and/or license requirements.
        • Is responsible for maintaining all required licensure and certifications.
        • At orientation and annually thereafter, must be able to meet Sutter Care at Home core competencies for position and area of specialty, as appropriate.
        • Must have reliable transportation.License/Certifications:AUTO-Automobile Insurance - N/A, BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider - American Heart Association, DL-California Drivers Class C - State Department of Motor Vehicles, PT-Physical Therapist of California - California Department of Consumer AffairsEducation:Bachelor's (Required)Job Shift:DaysSchedule:Part TimeShift Hours:8Days of the Week:Friday, Monday, WednesdayWeekend Requirements:NoneBenefits:YesUnions:NoPosition Status: Non-ExemptWeekly Hours:24Employee Status:RegularNumber of Openings:1Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Daysby Jobble

Keywords: Sutter Health, Sacramento , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Courtland, California

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