Physical Therapy & Rehab Clinic
Company: Providence Health & Services
Posted on: August 5, 2022
We are looking for a Physical Therapist for the Physical Therapy
Department at Providence Petaluma Valley Hospital. Apply Today!
Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some
additional questions from our Modern Hire system. Up to $10,000
sign-on bonus and relocation assistance services for eligible
external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is
in addition to the fantastic benefits (now including Pet
Insurance!) and compensation package offered by Providence that
begin on your first day of employment. Location: Petaluma, CA Work
Schedule: Part time - 24 Biweekly Hours Shift: 8-hour, Variable
shift Job Summary: The practice of Physical Therapy shall include
assessment, treatment planning and implementation, education,
communication and demonstration of leadership to address the needs
of patients, their families and caregivers as well as to promote
and demonstrate a positive working relationship among professionals
and ancillary staff. Competencies in line with our core values that
are the cornerstone of all activities performed by our employees
include communication and interpersonal relations; continuous
learning, improvement, accountability and teamwork;
patient/customer focus and adaptability and community involvement
and stewardship. Essential Functions:
- Able to comprehensively assess the functional needs of the
patient and sets appropriate goals for each patient. Provides
direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other
specialists as needed. Provides reassessment of patient's
functional needs and adjusts care plan as indicated to ensure
optimal patient outcome.
- Demonstrates understanding of Medi-Care guidelines and
regulations relating to medical necessity, sustained functional
improvement, reasonable frequency and duration of treatments and
procedures for documentation.
- Establishes measurable short and long term goals within
reasonable time frames. Consistently works to achieve functional
goals by selecting appropriate therapeutic methods and shows this
progression toward goals in daily documentation. Educates patients,
family and caregivers concerning diagnosis, goals and individual
- Demonstrates professional, appropriate verbal and written
communication skills with patients' treating physician and other
- Adheres to rules regarding standards of best practice and
ethics of regulatory agencies. Complies with current licensure laws
and rules related to aides and assistants. Assures that licensure
requirements for annual renewal are met in a timely manner.
- Adheres to established hospital and departmental policies and
procedures, core values, quality and improvement programs, and
safety, environmental and infection control standards.
- Maintains patients' medical record, and any other patient
related documents, accurately, completely, neatly and
confidentially, in a timely manner.
- Provides direction and leadership to support staff, new hires,
students and new graduates.
- Promotes professional growth and development, personally and
throughout the department and organization with educational
programs, current research, in-service meetings and workshops.
- Demonstrates competence in fit and function of assistive and
- Stroke Program - Takes an active role in job specific stroke
education and training.
- Performs other duties as assigned to support the department's
- Interpersonal skills.
- Communication (written and verbal) skills.
- Organizational skills.
- Knowledge of practice and principles of Physical Therapy.
- Skilled in critical thinking and problem solving.
- Ability to seek and gain new knowledge and abilities.
- Ability to assess the functional needs of the patient and set
- Understanding of Medi-Care guidelines and regulations. Minimum
Position Requirements: Education: Coursework/Training - Graduation
from accredited physical therapy school. Licenses/Certifications:
- California License or Eligibility.
- Current CPR certification. Preferred Position Qualifications:
Experience: 2 years experience as a licensed Physical Therapist.
However, outstanding new graduates considered.
- Occasional weekend requirements
- Flexiblity to provide some clerical support to a small
outpatient program Providence St. Joseph Health (Providence) has
worked for decades to improve health and quality of life in
California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the
Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa
Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by
the Sisters to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of
primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional
referral services. Sonoma County facilities aligned with Providence
include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only
Level II trauma center. In addition, the 80-bed Petaluma Valley
Hospital and 43-bed Healdsburg Hospital are secular (non-religious)
affiliates of Providence. Our services also encompass three Urgent
Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North
County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group doing business as St.
Joseph Health Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care
Network (post-acute care services). We act as a regional referral
hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient
behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent
chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community
benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of
life throughout the area. Providence 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,
Providence 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:
Sonoma County Entities Category: Physical Therapy Req ID:
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