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Overview

Eastern Plumas Health Care is a small, non-profit, critical access hospital district, providing comprehensive medical services to Plumas County since 1971. We operate a 9 bed acute care hospital at our main Portola campus, which includes a 24 hour, physician staffed, emergency room and ambulance service.  Our Skilled Nursing Facilities, located at the Portola and Loyalton campuses, provide a home to our senior community with long term medical needs and a place for rehabilitation for those who are recovering from physical injury or illness. Our Therapy and Wellness Center offers Outpatient Physical, Occupational, Hand and Speech Therapy services with state of the art equipment and an experienced team.
Surrounded by the Sierra Nevada Mountains with beautiful lakes and trails for hiking, biking, fishing and skiing, this facility is thriving and wants a highly motivated Physical Therapist to provide excellent care to our community. It’s an exciting opportunity to be an integral part of the successful growth this rural hospital is experiencing by providing expertise in our Therapy and Wellness Center.
We are offering a full Relocation Package for the ideal qualifying candidate! Come join our team!

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Physical Therapist  performs a wide variety of patient care activities under the  supervision of Lead Physical Therapist.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Evaluates patients and creates effective plans of care for adults and adolescents with orthopedic, neurological, cardiovascular and other diagnoses.  
  • Restores patient’s function, alleviates pain, and prevents disabilities by planning and administering medically prescribed physical therapy.   
  • Applies best practices to treat and progress each patient to the most favorable outcome.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in-patient and department records.
  • Evaluates and records patient’s progress, modifying treatment plans, and trying new treatments if required.
  • Instructs patients in proper in-home exercises and therapies.
  • Educates patients and their families regarding their diagnosis and the treatment plan prescribed to achieve the best outcome.”
  • Maintains accurate patient treatment records and current project notes.
  • Submits billing via EMR for each patient treated in accordance with established policy.
  • Participates in staff meetings, in services and other educational opportunities.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Must possess or be eligible for a license from the CA Board of Physical Therapy. 1 year of previous experience in an outpatient physical therapy setting is required.

PHYSICAL CAPACITIES/EQUIPMENT OPERATED:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those required for any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Internal candidates must meet the eligibility requirements EPHC’s Transfer policy.

Additional Application:

Must possess or be eligible for a license from the CA Board of Physical Therapy. 1 year of previous experience in an outpatient physical therapy setting is required. PHYSICAL CAPACITIES/EQUIPMENT OPERATED: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those required for any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Internal candidates must meet the eligibility requirements EPHC's Transfer policy.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Driver's License Required: No
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • About Eastern Plumas Health Care

    Hospital and Skilled Nursing Facility

    Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes