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Registered Physical Therapist (PT)

Company: North Walk Villa Convalescent Hospital
Location: Norwalk
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

For California Residents Only - Employee Notice:The California Consumer Privacy Policy Act of 2018 (the "CCPA") obligates covered businesses to disclose to consumers, including employees, at or before the point of collecting personally identifiable information ("PII"), the categories of PII to be collected and the purposes for which the categories of PII shall be used.In the course of employment, your employer may collect the following categories of PII for the following purposes: onboarding, conducting background checks, compliance with public health orders and necessary screening related to public health emergencies, managing the employment relationship, including payment of wages, time records, direct deposit authorizations, providing health and welfare benefits, withholding of taxes, arranging for business travel, reviewing motor vehicle driving records, and preparing legally required records, such as I-9 and EEO-1 forms.

  • Names, nicknames, postal addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and other unique identifiers.
  • Education, professional and work history.
  • Related family or other personal data for individuals (other than employee) to be covered under a health or welfare benefit.
  • Identifiers such as driver's license number, social security number, passport number, banking account information, or other fairly unique identifiers.
  • Biometric data used for time clocks, such as numerical data or fingerprints or thumbprints, or data related to physical measurements of handprints, thumbprints or fingerprints.
  • Temperature data and health screening information necessary to comply with public health orders related to public health emergencies, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Photographs submitted by employees used solely for the purpose of health screening programs that use facial recognition software.
  • Medical results and health related data resulting from medical testing for COVID-19 and from any necessary related medical examination.
  • Airline, rental car, and hotel account/membership information.
  • Internet or other electronic network activity information, including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer's interaction with an Internet Web site, application, or advertisement.We will not collect any additional categories of PII or use your PII collected for any other purpose without providing you with additional notice consistent with the CCPA.Position Summary:The PT Physical Therapist provides direct rehab care in physical therapy to patients upon physician referral in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:
    • Must be a graduate of an accredited program in physical therapy, BSPT, MSPT, or DPT (2003 or later must have MSPT or DPT)
    • Must be currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment.
    • One (1) year experience in post acute care or related setting preferred
    • Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.Specific Job Requirements:
      • Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate
      • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and e mail
      • Liaisons with patients, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for patient needs
      • Must demonstrate good body mechanics at all times
      • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
      • Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
      • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
      • Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient care, documentation and therapy software responsibilities, patient rights, and safety and sanitation
      • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
      • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
      • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
      • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance trainingEssential Functions:
        • Must be able to follow physical therapy treatment plans for patients
        • Must be able to establish, assess, and modify realistic, measurable, timely, and functional goals
        • Must be able to oversee and evaluate care given by PTAs, Rehab Aides, and PT and PTA students
        • Must be able to chart appropriately and timely
        • Must be able to utilize therapy software appropriately and accurately
        • Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
        • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
        • Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
        • Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
        • Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
        • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
        • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English languageAn Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: North Walk Villa Convalescent Hospital, Norwalk , Registered Physical Therapist (PT), Healthcare , Norwalk, California

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