May 10, 2021

Physical Therapist, Per Diem - Burbank

  • UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Burbank, CA, USA
Full Time Physical Therapy

Job Description

ResponsibilitiesPrimary functions are to provide applicable physical 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 will be required to participate in holiday coverage.  May be required to participate in weekend coverage as determined by primary work location.  Qualifications* Licensure/certification as a PT and current CPR Card * Minimum 2 years experience required * 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. * Sufficient dexterity and strength to perform standard duties including patient care, treatments, documentation and equipment use. * Ability to effectively communicate with patients and staff from varied cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. * Familiarity with basic computer functions such as word processing and basic on-line mail systems * Demonstrates knowledge of etiology, course, prognosis, and manifestations of a wide variety of disease processes. * Demonstrates ability to establish a clinical impression and patient problem list for patients with a wide variety of disease processes with appropriate indications/contraindications for treatment. * 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 perform a wide variety of treatment techniques, consistently and accurately * Ability to effectively and appropriately document patient care activities according to department requirements. * Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with patients, caregivers, referring practitioners, peers, management and other health care practitioners. * Ability to identify the need for and utilize appropriate safety and emergency techniques, including CPR, stabilizing equipment, water safety, infection control, care of patient lifelines, and requesting assistance. * Ability to work in more than one practice area.  UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.