Kaiser Permanente Physical Therapist in Lancaster, California

Responsible for the physical therapy management of patients under the direction and supervision of the Rehabilitation Services Director.

Essential Functions: - Evaluates patients and interprets evaluation findings to determine the nature and extent of dysfunction. - Establishes treatment goals and plans treatment to achieve established goals. Initiates discharge planning from physical therapy. - Implements the treatment program through direct treatment of the patient, may delegate a portion of the treatment plan to appropriate supportive personnel, and coordination of the treatment plan with other health care personnel as appropriate. - Provides advice and education to patient and family. - Regularly assesses clinical signs and symptoms to determine effectiveness of treatment, progress of patient towards goals, and the need for modifying goals and treatment. - Discharges patient from physical therapy when the patient has received maximum benefit from physical therapy. - Provides accurate, timely documentation of physical therapy patient management. - Demonstrates progress toward meeting the criteria for professional practice. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - N/A. Education - Graduate of an accredited physical therapy curriculum with a Bachelor's or Master's or Doctoral degree with certification in physical therapy or foreign-trained equivalent. License, Certification, Registration - Licensure to practice physical therapy by the State of California. - Approved BLS. - National Provider Identifier (NPI) required as of May 23, 2007.

Additional Requirements: - Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications: -Manual Therapy. - Orthopaedics. - Movement Science.

Notes: - Will work evenings and / or alternating weekends. - Will involve working in various departments as part of Physical Therapy in Primary Care program.

COMPANY Kaiser Permanente

TITLE Physical Therapist

LOCATION Lancaster, CA