Physical Therapist - Outpatient, Westwood (53377358)
Location: Los Angeles, California - United States
Posted: 9/16/2019

Physical Therapist - Outpatient, Westwood

ResponsibilitiesSeeking a pediatric and orthopedic Physical Therapist. Primary functions are to provide applicable physical therapy 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. Therapists completing a pediatric rotation work under the supervision of a CCS therapist if not CCS paneled.

QualificationsAbility to safely perform repetitive bending, stooping, sitting, squatting, walking, standing during 8-10 hour 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. 
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. 
Ability to work as a member of a team, including sharing knowledge, giving/receiving feedback, taking initiative to assist others, problem solving, providing an atmosphere conducive to learning.
Licensure /certification as a PT or OT, or eligibility to work as such 
Current CPR card.
CCS Paneling if working with patients 0-21 years in outpatient CCS clinic. Must work under the supervision of a CCS therapist if not CCS paneled, when working with patients 0-21
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 R
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. R 
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.

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.
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Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Health Care

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