Modoc Medical Center is accepting applications for a Physical Therapy Director in the Physical Therapy Department. This is a full time position. It includes benefits and reports to the Chief Nursing Officer.
Duties include (but not limited to):
Directs the Physical Therapy Department Staff.
Ability to observe and evaluate treatment, recommends changes to physician if needed.
Ability to perform an appropriate assessment on all patients as related to the therapy requested and provided and reassessments as per policy.
Able to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function or participation in physical therapy. Makes appropriate physician contract for intervention.
Formulates a teaching plan with patients based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
Coordinates and directly patient care to ensure patient needs are met and hospital policy is followed.
Maintains performance improvement activities for the department.
Performs competency evaluations on all applicable staff within the department.
Performs management activities including interviewing, hiring, evaluating, termination, and department staffing and scheduling.
Actively participates in the budget and strategic planning process.
Three (3) or more years of previous experience in physical therapy preferred.
Current California licensure or certification as a physical therapist.
Knowledge of physical therapy modalities, anatomy and physiology.
Knowledge of disease processes and related causative factors.
Knowledge of benefits/ values of rehabilitative medicine and physical therapy agents.
Knowledge of infection control, sterile techniques and related impact on rehabilitative medicine practice and equipment.
Current BCLS certification.
For an application, apply on-line at www.modocmedicalcenter.org
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