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Physical Therapist

Mercy Medical Center Merced Merced, California
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The posted compensation range of $61.23 - $82.41 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2022-270031 Employment Type Full Time Department Physical Therapy Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Varied Remote No Category Therapy
Overview

Mercy Medical Center a Dignity Health member has been building a rich history of care in our community for more than 100 years. We have grown from a small one-story wooden structure into a major healthcare provider with a new 186-bed main campus offering the latest in facility design and technology. Mercy also operates Outpatient Centers a Cancer Center and several rural clinics.Wherever you work throughout our system you will find faces of experience with dedication to high quality personalized care. Joining our 1300 employees 230 physicians and many volunteers you can help carry out our commitment to providing our community with the excellence they have come to associate with Mercy Medical Center.


Responsibilities

Provides physical therapy techniques to relieve pain, develop or restore functions using physical means according to the plan of care.

Functions independently to identify, collect and develop a database of biophysical, environmental, self care, educational, emotional and discharge planning needs for patients in order to establish priorities for patients in accordance with the patient's age, disorder and ethnic background. Identifies those patients requiring specialized therapy services, including preventative and rehabilitative care, those requiring physical, speech and occupational therapy services, home health aide services and medical social worker services. Performs assessment functions including the patient's psychosocial, physical functional and resources systems as required to assure competent therapy care provision. Applies prognostic muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability tests in the assessment phase.


Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Must possess and maintain a current Physical Therapist license with the State of California
  • Must possess and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate
  • Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's license and proof of auto insurance.

Preferred:

  • Previous home care experience
  • Second language skills in Spanish
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