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Overview

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.

Minimum Qualifications:
 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.

Application Process:
For an application, apply on-line at www.modocmedicalcenter.org

Modoc Medical Center is an EOE

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 36
Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Salary Range: DOE