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Physical Therapist Travel Acute Care

Rancho Mirage, California

Job ID: 8534 Category: Health

Job Description
  • Administers and directs support staff to administer patient treatment as prescribed by a physician.
  • Participates in programs to enhance the quality of patient care, and other department functions.
  • Provides mentorship to new employees and student clinical instruction.
  • Is responsible for 100% patient care and performs other duties as assigned.
  • 10-12 hour shifts

 

Reports to
  • Physical Therapy Supervisor/Director of Rehabilitation Services
  • Supervises
  • Physical Therapy Assistants/Aides/Volunteers
  • Ages of Patients
  • Pediatric
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
  • Moderate Potential

 

Qualifications
  • Preferred: Bachelor’ s Degree or certificate or better
  • Required: CA Physical Therapist license or licensed applicant. CPR
  • Required: Successful completion of curriculum and internship.
  • Basic Physical Therapy Skills.
  • College level writing and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and ability to administer all department modalities, programs, and protocols appropriate to the age of the patients serviced.
  • .Requires effective communication skills in dealing with patients, families and co-workers.
  • Hospital-Wide Supporting Commitments

 

SAFETY
  • Completes annual health, safety, compliance reviews and any department/hospital specific requirements within the expected timeframe.
  • Corrects and/or reports any unsafe conditions to extension 4759 or employeesafety@emc.org.
  • Adheres to hospital and department safety and compliance policies and procedures.
  • Understands the importance of immediately reporting on-the-job injuries online and to your supervisor.
  • Wears identification badge at all times ensuring it can be read.

 

CLINICAL/PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE
  • Accepts responsibility for own work; develops trust and credibility with peers, supervisors & customers.
  • Maintains sound judgment and reasoning; analyzes problems or procedures & selects correct course of action.
  • Treats co-workers as teammates; accepts/supports team decisions and the roles of others.
  • Monitors own work to ensure quality; participates in continuous quality improvement.
  • .Engages in opportunities to learn and grow by participating in training and educational programs.

 

COURTESY/CARING
  • Acknowledges each person in a friendly contact & offers assistance as needed.
  • Provides an enhanced level of service by taking immediate action in addressing customer requests, needs, and concerns.
  • Uses pleasant/appropriate tone and positive verbal/nonverbal/written communication at all times.
  • Answers telephone by identifying department and name; and asks “ How may I help you?”
  • Treats everyone with courtesy and respect, not making excuses nor blaming other employees or departments; works together to improve customer service.

 

HEALING ENVIRONMENT
  • Maintains a professional image and a clean, orderly environment that portrays an overall image of excellence.
  • Promotes a culture of healing by creating a quiet, calm, pleasant and cheerful environment.
  • Demonstrates compassion when dealing with difficult situations & takes initiative to resolve.
  • Creates a positive environment by not engaging in inappropriate communication.
  • .Demonstrates a positive, can-do attitude and embraces the culture of performance excellence.

 

EFFICIENCY
  • Adheres to all hospital, division and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Balances individual/team responsibilities to produce more efficiently. Helps others during slow periods.
  • Adheres to all rules & standards around productivity, timeliness, overtime, & meal/rest periods.
  • Provides helpful, courteous, timely, and accurate responses to all individuals & pays attention to detail.
  • Makes a concerted effort to conserve hospital resources, i.e. electricity, supplies, water.

 
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