Providence St. Joseph Health

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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Senior Physical Therapist in Apple Valley, California

We are looking for a Senior Physical Therapist with Physical Therapy Department at St. Mary Medical Center. St. Mary Medical Center is seeking an acute care PT per diem. If you love working with a great group of collaborative therapists, this is the site for you. Weekends and holidays required. Some weekday shifts may also be available.

Location: Apple Valley, CA

Schedule: On Call/ Per Diem

Shift: Day

Job Summary:

Evaluates, plans, directs and administers medically prescribed physical therapy programs in the hospital to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury, or loss of body part. Assists patient to reach his/her maximum performance and assume a place in society while learning to live within the limits of his/her capabilities. The staff Physical Therapist also assumes responsibility and accountability for the care of those patients being treated by Physical Therapy Assistants and may be assigned to orient staff and students and to assume the duties and responsibilities of the supervisor in the absence of that individual. Performs administrative duties and participates in department Performance Improvement, Infection Control, Safety and Education programs.

Skills: Excellent oral and written communication skills

Position Requirements:

Education: Graduate of the American Physical Therapy Association training program

Experience: Experience in an acute care or skilled nursing facility.

License / Certification:

  • Current California Physical Therapy license

  • Current BCLS required

  • Clinical Masters Degree (MPT) or Doctorate Degree (DPT); or

  • Certification in one specialty: Cardiopulmonary, Clinical Electrphysiologic, Geriatric, Neurologic, Orthopedic, Pediatric, Sports medicine, California Children Services (CCS) paneled or Wound Specialist (CWS)

St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC) is an acute care hospital with 213 beds and over 1,750 employees making it one of the region's largest employers serving communities of the High Desert. The facility was constructed in 1956 and joined the St. Joseph Health System in 1992.This facility has the only Neonatal Care Unit in the High Desert Accredited by California Children Services and has been granted approval as a Special Hospital with the California Children's Services Community Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. St. Mary was accredited as a primary Stroke Receiving Center in 2018, the only stroke-receiving center in the High Desert.The Services and Clinical Specialties offered at this Hospital are Diabetes Education, Emergency Services, Heart and Vascular Services, Imaging Services, Rehabilitation Services, Respiratory Services, Robotic Surgery Services, Surgical Services, Women & Children's Services and Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.

Company: St. Mary Medical Center

Category: Physical Therapy

Req ID: R316998

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