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Providence Health & Services Physical Therapist in Torrance, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Physical Therapist (Per diem/Day shift) at our Providence Little Company Of Mary Home Health in Torrance, CA.

We are seeking a Physical Therapist who will provide home health physical therapy within the Physical Therapy Professional Scope of Practice, to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury; assist the patient in reaching maximum ability within the limits of his/her capabilities and the disease process

In this position you will:

  • Evaluation of Patients:

  • Complete evaluation of patient in compliance with agency policy, law and regulation and within the Physical Therapy Professional Scope of Practice

  • Assist the physician in evaluating level of function and in developing the plan of care. Evaluates the home environment and makes appropriate recommendations

  • Treatment of Patients:

  • Carry out patient care in compliance with agency policy, law and regulation, and within the Physical Therapy Professional Scope of Practice as ordered by the attending physician, dentist or podiatrist

  • Reassessment of Patients:

  • Complete reassessment of patient in compliance with agency policy, law and regulation and within the Physical Therapy Professional Scope of Practice

  • Assist the physician in updating the plan of treatment

  • Provide Continuity of Care:

  • Ensure appropriate planning for patient discharge and referral to other services according to agency policy and in compliance with law and regulation. Advises, consults and, when appropriate, instructs family and other agency personnel in patient’s therapy program

  • Communicates:

  • Communicate with Rehabilitation Coordinator and other health care professionals caring for the patient to ensure uninterrupted patient care

  • Observe records and reports information on the patient’s condition to the attending physician and in the patient’s health record

  • Coordinates:

  • Attend patient care conferences to ensure coordination of the patients care with other disciplines caring for the patient

  • Leadership:

  • Supervise Home Health Aide when assigned

  • Documentation/Information Management:

  • Document all patient care according to agency policy

  • Ensure confidentiality of all patient information

  • Development:

  • Assume responsibility and accountability for own professional growth and practice

  • This includes maintaining current licensure and completing all required in-service education

  • Attend all assigned staff development activities for department including a minimum attendance of 75% at all scheduled work time staff meetings

  • Participate in/conducts in-service education, as requested

  • Performance Improvement:

  • Participate as requested in agency Improving Organizational Performance activities

  • Promote use of the agency C.A.R.E. methodology in problem solving

  • Budgetary:

  • Follow Core Value for being Financial Prudent

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Degree in Physical Therapy from an approved program according to Medicare guidelines

  • Current California Physical Therapy license

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate

  • Valid driver’s license with no excessive violations or accidents

  • Maintaining the minimum state requirements for auto insurance

  • 2 years experience in acute care, rehabilitation, or home care

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Home care experience

About the location you will serve:

Providence Health & Services Southern California is further developing its physician integration strategy. Historically, the largest asset has been Providence Medical Institute, a medical foundation that provides administrative and other support services to affiliated medical groups. Providence Medical Institute is expected to grow significantly in the next several years, bringing with it facilities, staff and physician growth to support that objective.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Health Care

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 255818

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