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Physical Therapist

Company: On Lok
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

We are a non-profit committed to our participants.
Dedicated to The Care of Elders:
PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) was developed to answer the many problems around caring for frail seniors. The PACE model is centered on the belief that it is better for the well-being of seniors with chronic care needs and their families to be served in their community whenever possible.
Seniors, their family members, and caregivers face many issues, including transportation to appointments, management of medications, coordination of medical care from different specialists, lack of social interaction, and ability to stay alone at home. On Lok PACE participants receive in home care services and transportation to a On Lok PACE center for primary medical care, social and recreational activities, and other senior care services.
We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare.
Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career!POSITION SUMMARY: Under the administrative direction and supervision of the Program/Center Manager and the clinical supervision of the Physical Therapy Program Specialist, the Physical Therapist provides and supervises treatment to On Lok participants.

  • 1. Evaluates the participant's physical condition and functional status; establishes a realistic, measurable goal and sets up a treatment plan to administer physical therapy treatment.
  • 2. Completes initial and re-evaluation reports in a timely manner; documents participant's progress and other relevant information.
  • 3. Supervises the physical therapy assistant and rehab. aide; provides training/ instruction to other staff members, participants, and care givers, in the Day Health Center and / or at home, as needed.
  • 4. Participates actively in the interdisciplinary team by offering clinical expertise in team planning, problem solving, and processes.
  • 5. Other related duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS (knowledge, skills, abilities):

    • 1. Graduate of an approved university course in Physical Therapy.
    • 2. Licensed by the Physical Therapy Examining Committee of the California Board of Medical Quality Assurance.
    • 3. Minimum one to two years of experience working with the elderly or frail population required.
    • 4. Flexibility, initiative and ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.
    • 5. Computer literate.

      The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed. They are not considered as an exhaustive list of all job tasks performed. On Lok reserves the right to change job descriptions, work hours or work sites as required by the program.On Lok's Employee Benefits include (eligible for any position for 20 hr/wk or more):

      • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
      • Retirement Savings Plan 403(b) and Term Life/AD&D Insurance
      • Flexible Spending Account, Commuter Checks, MLA scholarships, Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • Pet Insurance and additional discounts
      • Holidays (10 per year), vacation time, sick leave, and long-term disability insurance

        Your final compensation offer will be determined based on factors such as skills, experience, education, and licenses/certifications. The pay range is expressed as an hourly rate regardless of FLSA status. Exempt positions are paid salaried and are not subject to overtime.
        Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and state and federal laws (including federal PACE requirements at 42 CFR 460.64(a); 460.68(a), we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
        On Lok is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex (including pregnancy), race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, age, military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
        If you require reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions and/or to receive other terms, privileges or benefits of employment please contact Recruitment (

Keywords: On Lok, San Francisco , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , San Francisco, California

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