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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/21/2018
Job Category:
Physical Therapy
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Job Description

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

Located in Los Angeles County, California, Adventist Health Glendale has been serving its community since 1905, and has been named one of the 'Best Places to Work in Los Angeles' by the Los Angeles Business Journal. It is home to a compassionate team of people living their mission in the medical field, and it shows-Adventist Health Glendale has achieved a number of major distinctions, including being a Joint Commission 'Top Performer' in the areas of stroke, cardiac care and pneumonia, as well as being one of only five hospitals in California with a cancer program recognized with an Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons.

Glendale is divided into 34 neighborhoods rich in culture, history and art. From Universal Studios Hollywood to Dodger Stadium or the Museum of Neon Art-you'll never run out of things to do here.

We're looking for someone to join our team as a Physical Therapist Assistant (PD) who:

Provides physical therapy treatments under the supervision of licensed physical therapists, including the use of modalities, manual techniques and common exercise techniques. Instructs and guides patients through functional activities, such as bed mobility, transfers, gait, and balance activities. Works under minimal supervision and may mentor and train staff on technical skills.

Essential Functions:

Performs physical therapy treatments, including the use of modalities, manual techniques and common exercise techniques. Instructs and guides patients through functional activities, such as bed mobility, transfers and gait and balance activities.Observes and follows treatment precautions as identified by physical therapists, nurses or physicians. Observes for changes in patient responses and reports changes to nurses and physical therapists in charge.Provides daily and timely patient chart documentation of interventions and services provided in the acute care setting. Documents employee and out-patient treatments, as necessary.Provides education and training to patients and caregivers, while incorporating learning style preferences. Assesses education and training responses.Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

You'll be successful with the following qualifications:

Education:

High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred

Associate's/Technical Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred

Work Experience:

Two years technical experience: Preferred

Required Licenses/Certifications:

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification: Required

Physical Therapy Assistant licensure in the state of practice: Required

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