Jul 26, 2021

Physical Therapist - Outpatient Rehab

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

Job Description

ResponsibilitiesSeeking a Physical Therapist with strong background and clinical expertise in orthopedic and neurologic conditions with varying patient demographics from adolescents to geriatrics. Primary functions are to provide applicable physical therapy care for patients with various diagnoses in a fast paced outpatient setting. Major duties include: patient evaluation and treatment, electronic medical record documentation, maintain expected productivity levels (including special assignments), special projects and duties as assigned. The primary function is patient care, unless otherwise specified. This candidate will be responsible for working with a physical therapist assistant and delegating patient caseloads as appropriate. QualificationsWe’re seeking a skilled, compassionate individual with: Current California Physical Therapy license and BCLS certification Strong communication, interpersonal and decision-making skills The ability to work autonomously as well as part of a collaborative team Ability to establish an appropriate treatment plan, select appropriate treatment techniques and assess the results Ability to safely perform normal duties involve lifting (up to 35 pounds without equipment), transferring patients, and pushing wheelchairs up to 500 feet. Experience with orthopedic and neurologic conditions necessary to successfully navigate this position. UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles’ trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you’re looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, you can at UCLA Health. 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.