Physical Therapist - Per DiemRehab
Established in 1912 as a haven for elderly immigrants, the Los Angeles Jewish Health has grown to become a leading provider leader of senior care in Los Angeles. Today, LAJHealth serves over 1,000 seniors in residence and 3,500 seniors annually through our in-home and community-based services.
We value our employees! We offer long term employment opportunities with job stability, including supporting and encouraging career growth advancement. We offer Health, Dental and Vision insurance, Paid Time Off, 9 Paid Holidays, 403(b) with Matching Retirement Plan, Life insurance (paid by the company) and a team spirit workplace culture!
The Physical Therapist’s responsibilities are but not limited to:
Under a physician’s order, performs the following within scope of practice and federal guidelines:
•Evaluates, plans and administers treatment to patients with problems related to neuromuscular and musculoskeletal systems.
•Administers and interprets tests and measurements for muscle strength, coordination, range of motion, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency.
•Provides direct resident treatment in accordance with an established plan of care.
•Instructs patients, families, and caregivers in the care and use of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches and other devices.
•Maintains patient records.
•Devises special tools and treatment for the specific needs of patients.
•Conducts home assessments as appropriate to ensure discharge of residents to a safe environment.
•Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
Experience and Skills:
•Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy.
•One (1) year of clinical experience preferred.
•Current license to practice Physical Therapy issued by State’s Board of Allied Health Professionals.
May provide onsite supervision to Physical Therapist Assistants, Rehab Aides, and provisional physical therapists per state practice guidelines.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
Shift work may be required. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, talk and hear. Employee will occasionally assist to lift and / or transfer patients typically weighing between 100 to 250 pounds. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance with applicable, law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.