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Physical Therapist, Inpatient Rehab

Mercy General Hospital Sacramento, California
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Requisition ID 2021-200309 Employment Type Per Diem Department Physical Therapy Hours/Pay Period 8 Shift Day Standard Hours varied Remote No
Overview

Since 1925, Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital has been providing a wide range of health, social, and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. The 419-bed facility includes the nationally recognized Dignity Health Heart & Vascular Institute and The Joint Commission-certified Stroke Programs. Mercy General Hospital also houses the first CARF- (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accredited Acute Rehabilitation Unit in the region. Mercy General Hospital’s Alex G. Spanos Heart & Vascular Center is a state-of-art, four story addition that provides all cardiac services under one roof: Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Support Unit and Cardiopulmonary Services. It also includes: 71 private, family-friendly patient rooms, expanded 21-bed cardiac ambulatory procedure area and a highly advanced 20-bed cardiac surgery ICU. Additionally, Mercy General Hospital has achieved Level 4 Epilepsy Center designation.


Responsibilities

The Physical Therapist evaluates and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs in an inpatient rehabilitation unit setting. Supervises physical therapy assistants and aides in performing treatment. Supervises students.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides initial evaluation of patient's abilities and designs appropriate intervention plans.
  • Treats patients with therapeutic procedures, modalities and or equipment to improve function.
  • Assures efficient management of work processes, by completing tasks and assignments by time standards.
  • Completes post-intervention activities: session closure, documentation, communication, charge capture.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • Current state licensure as a physical therapist. Will consider license applicant. 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Health Care Provider.  

Skills:

  • Requires critical thinking, complex problem solving, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a demanding environment, balance multiple priorities and take appropriate actions.
  • Computer proficiency in word processing/typing, basic application and hardware functions required for applicable care setting.

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