Physical Therapist at San Francisco Post Acute in San Francisco, California

Posted in Health Care 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are looking for a Lead Physical Therapist at San Francisco Post Acute!

Our Benefits:

  • Competitive pay

  • Healthcare Benefits including Vision & Dental (Full-time only)

  • 401k (Full-time only)

  • Paid Time Off

  • Rewards and Bonus Opportunities

  • Continuous Training and Growth Opportunities

  • Fun environment and a great staff to work with!

Job Description:

  • Develop effective treatment plan and obtain approval for services from referring physician.

  • Treat patients per the physician treatment plan.

  • Assist nursing department with training of Restorative Aides.

  • Supervise Physical Therapy Assistants in direct patient care and patient related activities, following state practice act.

  • Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problem and plans.

  • Participate in Patient Care Conferences, Utilization Review meetings and Rehabilitation Conferences as needed.

  • Participate in in-services training program for other staff in the facility.

  • Record evaluations, daily treatment notes, weekly progress notes, recertification documentation, per PT Board State Practice Act and governmental and third party payer requirements.

  • Record treatment changes per policy and procedures.

  • Instruct patient's families or nursing staff in maintenance program and caregiver training in preparation for discharge from therapy services.

  • Participate in discharge planning.

  • Recommend and facilitate the ordering of necessary durable medical equipment for patients to facilitate independence in mobility; i.e., braces, walkers, canes, elevated toilet seats and grab bars.

  • Report any problems with department equipment so that it is maintained in good working order.

  • Ability to relate positively, effectively, and appropriately with patients/residents, families, staff and professional colleagues.

Required license or certification:

  • Valid Physical Therapist - License

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