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Physical Therapist - New Grads Accepted!

Company: Crescent City Recruitment Group
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

We are recruiting Physical therapists to work with our Outpatient Ortho Clinic client in Santa Cruz, CA and surrounding areas The client is offering Up To $20,000 in sign on bonuses and Up Tp 20K in Student Loan Repayment Assistance. We are accepting New Grads, Experienced Therapists and Candidates needing Sponsorship.

Job Summary:
Implements, with minimal supervision, high quality physical therapy services for patients, caregivers and facilities in accordance with the principals and practices of physical therapy. Develops treatment plans, supervises assistants and aides, contributes to case management, and provides quality patient care. Maintains positive level of interaction with facilities and clients. Enhances and expands client relations with facilities and their staff.

Essential Functions:

  • Understand appropriate state Practice Act and adhere to the laws which govern how Physical Therapists may practice and whom Physical Therapists may supervise.
  • Complete Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training on a yearly basis and adhere to standards set forth in OSHA standards and other governmental regulations.
  • Evaluate, treat, and direct skilled treatment for patients for whom physical therapy is medically necessary. Document this need clearly.
  • Maintain ongoing documentation in which goals, progress toward functional goals, and medical necessity are clearly stated.
  • Complete all required documentation (pre-certifications, physicians reports, daily notes, charge tickets, etc.) legibly, appropriately and in a timely fashion in order to meet facility, physician and payor deadlines.
  • Maintain open and respectful communication with co-workers, physicians, patients, family members, and third party payors at all times.
  • Attend and/or participate in facility meetings as directed by Center Manager (may include utilization review, infection control, disaster preparedness, etc.)
  • Completes sufficient ongoing continuing education coursework to meet state licensure requirements for the defined reporting period
  • Maintains a current CPR certification that meets state licensure requirements Additional Responsibilities:
    • Utilize time efficiently and effectively to meet productivity requirements of the facility.
    • Participate in and present clinical in-services, as directed
    • Maintain current awareness of general changes in the health care field and specific issues impacting the practice of physical therapy.
    • Play a significant role in specific area of center operations as agreed upon between employee and Center Manager.
    • Performs other duties or special projects as assigned. Required Skills & Abilities:
      • Ability to work effectively as a team member.
      • Leadership skills sufficient to effectively direct and supervise the activities of assistants and aides in delivering quality care to patients. Includes coaching and teaching skills.
      • Strong organizational, time management and planning skills.
      • Effective clinical problem solving skills (ex. identify and prioritize issues in responsive manner, develop and execute sound, innovative action plans, ensure appropriate results, etc.).
      • Strong communication skills for accurate, concise, and organized oral and written presentations of information to patients and staff.
      • Computer skills for effective clinical documentation and management reporting including billing, payroll, etc. Required Credentials:
        • Graduation from a physical therapist education program
        • Licensed Physical Therapist in CA

Keywords: Crescent City Recruitment Group, Santa Cruz , Physical Therapist - New Grads Accepted!, Healthcare , Santa Cruz, California

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