Select Medical Physical Therapist (PT) - Inpatient (Per Diem) in Los Angeles, California
California Rehabilitation Institute
Physical Therapist - Per Diem
A Joint Venture with Cedars Sinai, UCLA and Select Medical
At California Rehabilitation Institute our services have been designed for patients who need a longer rehabilitation hospitalization for their recovery. We are currently seeking a Physical Therapist to join our team.
At California Rehabilitation Institute, our employees are the foundation on which the success of our rehabilitation services continues to grow. Each member of our medical, clinical administrative and support teams bring a level of experience, expertise and commitment to patient care that is unmatched in our industry.
Evaluates all assigned patients and develops, implements and modifies treatment plan in accordance with the patient’s need and physician direction. Responsible for delegation and direction of all discipline specific therapy services for those assigned patients. Ensures design of functional treatment programs allowing for effective return to community activities. Serves as an educator of patients, families, students, coworkers and self. Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the patient, development of discipline specific therapy services and design of program delivery.
Completes a comprehensive evaluation of assigned patients. Utilizes clinical reasoning to develop appropriate treatment plan and goals focused on progressing patients towards discharge within an established length of stay.
Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to address all barriers to discharge. This includes timely equipment trialing and ordering, completion of all patient and family training including issuing of a home exercise program, and planning for continuing services.
Demonstrates flexibility in all aspects of caseload management including accepting coverage, ensuring that the plan of care is communicated, implemented and progressed throughout the length of stay. Effectively and efficiently manages individual, concurrent, and group treatment sessions based on patient care needs.
Completes medical record documentation in a clear, concise, accurate and timely manner, inclusive of daily documentation, goal writing, FIM entry, letters of medical necessity, discharge documentation, and charge entry using approved formats in compliance with state, federal and intermediary guidelines and in accordance with the Hospital's policies and procedures. Ensures care is provided under signed, valid physician orders and within insurance approval, as indicated and necessary for clinical care of the patient.
Actively creates an individualized professional development plan with clinical management. Identifies and initiates own professional growth, actively pursuing professional development through continuing education, self study and involvement in professional activities and organizations. Applies learned information in order to meet the strategic objectives of the organization.
Actively participates in patient and professional advocacy efforts that may include lobbying activities, health fairs, community level events, professional memberships, fundraising/charitable activities.
Adheres to discipline specific State Practice Act and other regulatory agencies. Maintains professional licensure in good standing and completes all state mandated continuing education requirements. Performs in an ethical manner in accordance with discipline specific professional code of conduct.
Understands the organization’s performance improvement methodology to improve quality of services provided by this position. Demonstrates awareness of organizational performance improvement initiatives and follows through with the action plans. Offers feedback through staff meetings, focus groups or direct supervisor in order to maximize performance improvement outcomes.
Performs other duties as requested.
As a Physical Therapist, you must be able to deliver superior quality in all that you do. We are seeking results-driven team players who treat patients as if they were their own family members. Qualified candidates must be passionate about providing a superior quality of care. You must also be a resourceful problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
Other requirements of the Physical Therapist role include:
Current state licensure as a Physical Therapist
Positive, caring and customer-service-oriented attitude
At California Rehabilitation Institute, our intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.
Other benefits of Full Time Physical Therapist positions include:
Excellent Orientation Program
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Extended Illness Days (EID)
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability
Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
401(k) Retirement Plan
Personal and Family Medical Leave
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