Physical Therapist II
Location:
San Jose , California
Posted:
October 20, 2017
Reference:
03360-18861
About Good Samaritan Hospital

Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and the Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. Recognized nationally for quality and safety, it has an 'A' from The Leapfrog Group and has been voted a "Family Favorite" hospital for more than ten years. It is one of only ten hospitals nationwide to be awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer four consecutive times. Good Samaritan is a leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques, and is a Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and an accredited Chest Pain Center.

The Physical Therapy teams are dedicated, healthcare providers with excellent services for patients at Good Samaritan Hospital. Interested in joining this team? Apply online now.

Schedule: 0.8 (32 hours per week), Shift: Days with rotating weekends.

Internal Posting Period: September 21, 2017 - September 27, 2017

The Physical Therapist II develops and delivers comprehensive physical therapy programs to patients requiring these services. Programs are directed at restoration of and quality of movement and consist primarily of therapeutic exercise, neuromuscular re-education, manual therapy techniques, gait training and transfer/mobility training, with heat and cold, water, electricity, ultrasound, and other modalities as adjuncts to improving movement. Re-evaluates and adjusts these programs to meet patients changing needs. She/he delegates portions of treatment to aides and assistants, directing and supervising as indicated. Precepts students. Participates in performance improvement and department development activities. Interacts with the multidisciplinary patient care teams for coordinated patient care.
Qualifications:
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required:
1. Must be licensed, or an applicant for licensure, as a Physical Therapist by the Physical Therapy board of California. Must take and pass the examination within 6 months if not already licensed.
2. Completion of an entry level post baccalaureate curriculum of professional education in physical therapy, accredited by the APTA and approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California (baccalaureate level curriculum or post baccalaureate certificate program satisfactory if graduated prior to 1995 and have at least 3 years of experience).
3. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Provider Course.


Minimum Experience:
1. At least one year of experience required.
2. Ability to learn and utilize computerized patient care management system.
3. Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions. Must effectively read, write and verbally communicate in the English language.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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