Providence St. Joseph Health

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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Physical Therapist - Ortho and Sports Rehab in Brea, California

We are looking for a Physical Therapist with the Ortho and Sports Rehab Department at St. Jude Medical Center. We are looking for a candidate that is seeking to expand their skills in the area of Women’s Health.

Location: Brea, CA

Work Schedule: Part time - 48 Biweekly hours

Shift: 8 hour Days

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Program Manager and consultative supervision of the Physical Therapy Practice Manager, the Physical Therapist I is an expert in movement disorders and is responsible for providing quality care for patients receiving Physical Therapy services, including examination, evaluation, Physical Therapy diagnosis, prognosis, intervention, outcomes, and discharge planning. Other professional roles include but are not limited to consultation, education, critical inquiry, administration, and direction and supervision of personnel. The Physical Therapist I follows an individualized performance development plan to maintain current knowledge and be competent in critical areas, support program goals, Medical Center goals and objectives, functions and philosophy.

St. Jude Medical Center is developing their Women’s Health Institute and needs to expand their physical therapy Pelvic Floor Rehab division. An excellent candidate would be credentialed as an APTA Women’s Health Clinical Specialist.

We are willing to support and grow an appropriate candidate to achieve this certification. Minimum requirements would be at least 5 years of experience with an orthopedic background focused on spine and pelvic dysfunction. An Orthopedic Clinical Specialty would be advantageous. A passion for Women’s Health, for pre and post-partum women, continence issues and wellness is crucial. Onsite mentoring support will be available in addition to formal training.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs examinations and evaluations, and re-examinations of patients related to movement dysfunction with various diagnoses as applicable to the Program assigned.

  • Establishes a Physical Therapy diagnosis based on the examination and evaluation, organized in clusters, syndromes, or categories.

  • Establishes a prognosis predicting the optimal level of improvement in function and amount of time needed to reach that level.

  • Establishes a plan of care, and functional goals (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, timely SMART goals) that incorporate the patient’s and/or family’s goals.

  • Performs interventions which are purposeful and skilled, comprised of timely coordination of care, communication with parties involved in patient care, and patient/family education.

  • Completes accurate patient-centered documentation that justifies skilled need, according to Program and professional standards.

  • Performs discharge planning and termination of formal intervention based on achievement of anticipated goals and expected outcomes, to facilitate a smooth transition to the next level of care.

  • Meets Program productivity standards and outcome expectations (participates in data collection and analysis).

  • Effectively directs and supervises support personnel.

Skills :

  • Be able to perform at the established guidelines for Program specific requirements.

  • Preferred: Multilingual.

  • Preferred: Knowledge of TJC, CARF, and Title XXII standards.

  • Preferred: Competence in computers and computer applications (word-processing).

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education :

  • Coursework/Training - Graduate of an accredited (CAPTE) Physical Therapy professional program or equivalent educ/experience

Licenses / Certification:

  • Valid, current California license.

  • American Heart BLS Healthcare Provider level.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Education :

  • Master's Degree

  • Continuing Education- Additional class from the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehab Institute and the APTA Women's Health Specialist courses.

St. Jude Medical Center is a faith-based, non-profit, 384-bed, tertiary care facility, and is one of Southern California's most-respected and technologically-advanced hospitals. With nearly 700 of the area's finest physicians on staff, St. Jude offers nearly every medical specialty and sub-specialty. Whether for the birth of a baby, life-saving surgery or a routine mammogram, St. Jude continues to set the standard for medical care and offers the community the most comprehensive array of services and programs.St. Jude Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Jude Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: St. Jude Medical Center

Category: Physical Therapy

Req ID: R324241