Physical Therapist II (Outpatient)
Company: Stanford Health Care
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: March 18, 2019
Provides physical or corrective rehabilitation or treatment of any physical condition to patients in order to achieve and maintain highest functional level. Treatments include the use of the physical, chemical and other properties of heat, light, water, electricity, sound and massage, gait and transfer training, and active, passive and resistive exercises. Evaluates all patients referred to the physical therapy service, and treat patients according to a treatment plan which is agreed upon by the physician, patient and/or caregiver. The Physical Therapist II is a senior therapist with expertise and experience in developing treatment plans for complex cases and for a wide variety of ages and diagnoses, utilizing and applying innovative and advanced skills and techniques to solve patient care needs in an accurate and efficient manner. The Physical Therapist II takes a leadership role in multi-disciplinary care team discussions, representing and recommending the most appropriate treatment plan for the needs of the patient. The Therapist serves as a clinical care advisor/guide to less experienced Therapists by answering questions, reviewing treatment plans and collaborating to develop and implement complex Physical Therapy care plans. Supervises patient care responsibilities of Physical Therapy interns, Physical Therapy Assistants and duties of Rehabilitation Aide. Participates in program development, performance improvement, development of departmental policies and procedures, and other specialized programs. Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements. Education: Requirement met by License/Certification Requirement Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience License/Certification: BLS - Basic Life Support License/Certification: Physical Therapy in the state of California by the Physical Therapy Board of California (Code: PT) Ability to apply advanced clinical skills in treating difficult and complex cases Ability to clinically supervise, train and evaluate students/interns Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing Ability to develop, implement and adapt treatment programs Ability to evaluate patients and interpret clinical data and make clinical judgments Ability to provide appropriate care and progress treatment based on professional standards of practice, and on the needs of the specific individual, including age and developmental considerations, cultural and psychosocial issues, precautions and medical condition Ability to utilize sound clinical reasoning to determine appropriate patient interventions; demonstrates good safety awareness, judgment and problem analysis and resolution Ability to work well with individuals at all levels of the organization Knowledge and adherence to Code of Ethics and performance standards specific to the clinician's professional organization Knowledge of available equipment and vendors used in assigned area Knowledge of basic principles of clinical supervision and clinical instruction Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area Knowledge of evaluation and treatment methodologies as applied to complex patients Knowledge of legal issues affecting the clinical practice Knowledge of pathologies and injuries which result in speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing disabilities Knowledge of principles, methods, equipment and theory of the practice of clinical specialty Knowledge of regulatory practice requirements
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