Physical Therapist - Lymphedema Specialist
Company: Apidel Technologies
Posted on: November 25, 2022
The Physical Therapist IV assesses individual patients' Physical
Therapy needs, and then establishes and implements a treatment
program. This role reviews the medical history, applies screening
tests, and meets with patient and family to determine clinical
needs, impairments, functional limitations, and disabilities.
Determines a plan of care to include appropriate interventions,
expected intensity, duration of therapy, and recommendations for
discharge. Provides education to patient, family, and/or caregiver
regarding purpose of activity, use of equipment, home exercise and
activity. Performs regular re-examinations, measures outcomes, and
seeks feedback from patient, family, and patients'
interdisciplinary medical team. Oversees the clinical work of the
Physical Therapist Assistant and Rehabilitation Aide. Manages
multiple patients at the same time and provides care in multiple
clinical settings and locations. Provides services and required
documentation timely, accurately, and in accordance with
professional and regulatory standards. Participates in outside
continuing education and incorporates information into practice.
Performs other duties as assigned. Additionally, the Physical
Therapist IV assists with educating and orienting new staff, acts
as clinical instructor for students and interns, and participates
as instructor in an established class or program. Participates in
educational events within the clinic and community annually.
Attends specific clinical education coursework which meet the
guidelines of the Physical Therapy Board of California and
provides-services to staff. Performs clinical consultations with
staff. Provides input on equipment and supplies. Participates in
planning and executes on marketing plans. Assists with developing
and implementing a program, policies and dashboard measures for
Rehabilitation Services. Acts as a coordinator for program or
project, providing updates as needed, including staff education.
Participates in hospital committees as designated.
Diversity, Technology & Equipment Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Job
Knowledge, Oral/Written Communication, Patient Documentation,
Patient Safety, Travel, Organization Behavioral Competencies
BUSINESS ACUMEN, CUSTOMER SATISFACTION, INNOVATION, Trust and
Five years' experience in as a Physical Therapist in an acute
healthcare system environment required. Previous experience with
Microsoft Office and healthcare database systems preferred.
Bilingual or multilingual preferred.
Additionally, specific department qualifications are as
Acute Rehabilitation Unit: Demonstrates competency in Inpatient
Rehabilitation Facility Quality Reporting Program (IRF QRP). May
require travel to patient's home for home evaluation.
Pelvic Health Program: 5 years' experience as a Physical Therapist
working in Pelvic Health care setting required. Training/experience
in completing internal pelvic floor exams and treatment
Rehabilitation Services: Two years' experience in defined area of
specialization. Twelve hours annually of continuing education in
the area of clinical specialization. Experience with a range of
diagnoses including general medicine, orthopedics, neurology, and
cardiopulmonary. Fulfills mandatory stroke education requirements
per certification agency.
License Required: Current licensure as a Physical Therapist in the
State of California.
Current BLS Certification required. Advanced Board Certification in
area of expertise
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