Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/11/2017
Job Category:
Physical Therapy
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Physical Therapist Per Diem
(This job is no longer available)
UCLA Health | Santa Monica, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Primary functions are to provide applicable physical therapy or occupational therapy care for patients with various diagnoses. Major duties include: patient evaluation, patient treatment, documentation requirements, maintains expected productivity levels (including special assignments). The primary function is patient care, unless otherwise specified. May be required to rotate between clinical areas and may be required to participate in holiday and weekend coverage.

Job Qualifications
Required: Physical Therapy California License/Certificate or eligibility to work as such. Current CPR Card. Ability to effectively communicate with patients and staff from varied cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Skill in making appropriate and effective decisions based on needs of the patient, priorities of the department, and the Medical Center and Department Policies and Procedures. Demonstrates ability to establish an appropriate treatment plan, select appropriate treatment techniques, assess the results based upon synthesis of all available information, and the patients' functional goals, with changes in the plan and timely discharge as indicated. Ability to safely perform repetitive bending, stooping, sitting, squatting, walking, standing during 8-10 hr. day. Normal duties involve lifting (up to 35 pounds without equipment), transferring patients, and pushing wheelchairs up to 500 feet. Ability to assign and supervise the performance of appropriate treatment within the technical and legal capabilities of support personnel.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.