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Physical Therapist- Pediatric Rehabilitation

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

**UNAC has been recognized as the collective bargaining representative for this position. Kaiser Permanente and UNAC will bargain to establish contractual terms covering this position. Until such time as bargaining is completed, this position is not covered under the terms of any existing collective bargaining agreements between Kaiser Permanente and UNAC.*
Responsible for the physical therapy management of patients under the direction and supervision of the Rehabilitation Services Director.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.
    Basic Qualifications:Experience
    • N/AEducation
      • 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 by date of hire.License, Certification, Registration
        • Licensure to practice physical therapy by the State of California by date of hire.
          • Obtain BLS prior to employment start date.
            • Must have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.
              Additional Requirements:
              • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
                Preferred Qualifications:
                • N/A
                  PrimaryLocation : California,Santa Clara,Santa Clara Medical Offices
                  HoursPerWeek : 32
                  Shift : Day
                  Workdays : Mon, Wed, Thu , Fri 8am-4:30pm. Schedule may vary to meet operational needs
                  WorkingHoursStart : 09:00 AM
                  WorkingHoursEnd : 05:30 PM
                  Job Schedule : Part-time
                  Job Type : Standard
                  Employee Status : Regular
                  Employee Group/Union Affiliation : NUE-NCAL-04-NUE-Non Union Employee
                  Job Level : Individual Contributor
                  Job Category : Rehab Services
                  Department : Santa Clara Homestead Hospital - Pediatrics-Rehab Services - 0206
                  Travel : No
                  Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Santa Clara , Physical Therapist- Pediatric Rehabilitation, Healthcare , Santa Clara, California

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