Physical Therapist - Outpatient

Kaiser Permanente Oakland, CA
Description:

Responsible for the physical therapy management of patients under the direction and supervision of the Rehabilitation Services Director.

Essential Responsibilities:

Evaluates patients and interprets evaluation findings to determine the nature and extent of dysfunction. Establishes treatment goals and plans treatment to achieve established goals.

Initiates discharge planning from physical therapy. Implements the treatment program through direct treatment of the patient, may delegate a portion of the treatment plan to appropriate supportive personnel, and coordination of the treatment plan with other health care personnel as appropriate. Provides advice and education to patient and family. Regularly assesses clinical signs and symptoms to determine effectiveness of treatment, progress of patient towards goals, and the need for modifying goals and treatment.

Discharges patient from physical therapy when the patient has received maximum benefit from physical therapy. Provides accurate, timely documentation of physical therapy patient management. Demonstrates progress toward meeting the criteria for professional practice.

Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

N/A

Education

Graduate of an accredited physical therapy curriculum with a bachelor's or master's or doctoral degree with certification in physical therapy or foreign-trained equivalent.

License, Certification, Registration

Licensure to practice physical therapy by the State of California by date of hire.

BLS required.

Must have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.

Additional Requirements:

Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

N/A

Primary Location: California,Oakland,Oakland Broadway Medical Offices 3701 Broadway Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Rehab Services Specialty: Physical / Occupational Therapy Department: Rehabilitatoin Services Travel: No

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