$100K — $110K *
Position: Physical Therapist
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Castro Valley, CA
Specialty: Rehabilitation Therapy
Sub Specialty(s): Physical Therapist
Shift Information: Negotiable
Certifications/Requirements: (General Certification: ACLS, BLS/BCLS, PALS, NRP) and (ASHA, CHT, ACP Training)
State License: Maintains appropriate state licensure
Provides and directs all aspects of quality patient care, including evaluation and treatment, treatment planning, goal setting, family education and documentation according to organizations guidelines, professional standards and community needs.
Serves as a patient and rehabilitation advocate for current prospective patients, to all internal and external customers.
Participates in quality assurance and customer service activities.
This position is responsible to the Facility Rehab Director.
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
Education: Graduate of an approved curriculum in Physical Therapy.
Is in good standing with all regulatory agencies and licensing boards.
Working knowledge of Medicare and other payor sources.
Full knowledge of resident’s rights.
License: Current, active license as Physical Therapist, and is able to practice unencumbered.
CPR Certification, as required for license renewal.
Work Experience: Experience in long term care preferred
Able to work on multiple tasks at the same time.
• Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical information, and to be easily
understood through verbal communication in the English language.
• Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common
fractions, and decimals.
• Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, and volume.
• Must have exceptional communication and customer service skills, and be empathetic.
• Ability to effectively communicate with patients, families, responsible parties, staff and outside resources and
• Exudes professionalism in presentation.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
! Makes evaluations that are initiated per M.D. orders-payer authorization and facility/payer source guidelines.
! Develops treatment plan and provide treatment, consistent with benefit and reimbursement level for best functional
outcome for patient.
! Educates staff, other health care professionals and third party payer on the benefits and functional outcomes of
! Appropriately and effectively completes documentation including evaluations, daily progress notes, summaries, or
monthly reports as required.
! Keys information into computer systems, including EMR
! Screens all individuals who may benefit from therapeutic intervention.
! Uses professional judgment to ensure safety of self, patients and others at all times.
! Achieves quality patient care through interdisciplinary co-op, co-treatment, setting up protocols and programs.
! Attends continuing education seminars/workshops to keep abreast of new clinical skills, programs or techniques.
Provides inservice training sessions or other educational presentations to company, team or facility in order to enhance
one’s clinical and professional knowledge and skills.
! Provides assistants and rehab techs clear directives concerning patients and treatment plans prior to initiation of
! Confers with Program Specialists and supervisor to develop and implement new programs/techniques to enhance
! Maintains appropriate state licensure, certification and credentialing.
! Submits billing, payroll, and expense documentation in a timely manner.
! Makes appropriate referrals to other members of the rehab team.
! Directs and supervises the work of assistants, rehab aides and students as applicable with State and Federal guidelines.
! Follows all organizational and facility safety procedures regarding one’s personal protection and patient safety.
! Must be able to key information into computer systems
! Expands and enhances self, in both clinical and professional knowledge through associations and continuing
! Supports and participates in department operations and development.
! Communicates patient status and needs to the patients, family, caregivers, or other members involved with patient
PHYSICAL CAPACITIES: (With or Without the Aid of Mechanical Devices)
! Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
! Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to ensure that the
requirements of this position can be fully met.
! Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility which includes an annual TB
screening and physical examination.
! Must be able to lift up and over 50 pounds with assistance according to resident’s abilities.
! Must be able to sit for extended periods of time and walk for extended periods of time.
! Must be able to travel to reach assigned destination in a reasonable time frame.
! Must be able to bend, squat, push, stoop and pull as needed especially in fulfilling resident care activities.
! Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
Through the facility administrators, It has systematically deployed Arbinger’s programs across the organization. Within each facilty the clinical director and department managers— who together supervise staff of 100 to 250 employees—are introduced to Arbinger’s tools and invited to lead and develop others in a way that accelerates patient outcomes. This outward leadership approach is reinforced through regular leadership training meetings for administrators, peer to peer mentoring, and ongoing discussions to sustain outward mindset ways of working for front line employees.
Valid through: 11/10/2021