Physical Therapist - Per Diem

Requisition ID
2017-4925
Category
Rehabilitation
Facility
Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital (FHSH)
US-CA-Fresno
Posted Date
9/14/2017

Overview

Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital (FHSH) is a unique specialty hospital in Central California known for its luxurious accommodations, excellent patient experience and five-star cardiac, vascular and bariatric surgery services. Healthgrades and patients alike, have rated our facility among the top California hospitals when it comes to providing a healing environment. More than 90% of patients surveyed indicated they "would definitely" recommend us to family and friends. Healthgrades also ranks us in the top 5% nationally, recognizing our hotel-like environment and service with the Outstanding Patient Experience Award, eight years in a row. We have 48 private patient suites that are able to accommodate a patient's overnight guest. Also, an additional nine private intensive care suites. We are a technologically advanced facility with surgical suites that promote minimally-invasive techniques for cardiac, vascular, bariatric and general surgery.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include evaluating, planning, organizing, and implementing specific treatment programs for individual patients. Implements therapy according to established plan, utilizing appropriate procedures, equipment and techniques within the scope of physical therapy. Educates the patient and/or the caregiver about the findings of the evaluation, established goals of the physical therapy program, plan of treatment, home programs, injury prevention, and other related information. Communicates effectively with other patient care team members and coordinates care provided. Assists in directing PT Assistants, Aides, Interns/Students, and Volunteers in their caseloads, including treatment planning, goal setting, progress evaluation and documentation.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy. State of California Physical Therapy license. Current basic life support certification. One year of prior PT experience.

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