Physical Therapist on call/call in

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Lahaina, HI, USA
  • Oct 08, 2019

Job Description

Description: Provides physical therapy evaluation, management, & treatment services to patients referred by physician departments. Provides services in a manner that is consistent w/department's mission statement & responsive to unique needs of customers including favorable clinical outcomes, quality of service & access, & fiscal accountability.

Essential Functions:
- Greets patient, establishes rapport, & orients patient to physical therapy.
- Conducts initial evaluation, which includes activities such as interpreting referral information, reviewing pertinent past history, documenting patient concerns, performing an appropriate examination utilizing specialized evaluation skills, initiating appropriate home exercises or dispensing appropriate equipment, establishing an initial physical therapy treatment plan, including discharge planning.
- Develops treatment plan w/guidance from applicable clinical guidelines. Treatment plan should include: problem identification, measurable short-term goals to address identified problems, desired outcome result to be achieved including functional long-term goals, timetable for patient progress & discharge, resources to be utilized to address the barriers to goal attainment, resources to be utilized to promote the continuation of good health after discharge.
- Discusses treatment plan w/patient &/or family to establish expectations. Communicates treatment plan w/referring physician, support staff, & appropriate external payor resources through appropriate documentation &/or discussion w/revisions as appropriate.
- Manages case as patient progresses through therapy w/guidance from applicable clinical guidelines, & job descriptions.
- Delegates & instructs services to be rendered by clinical support staff, including, but not limited to, specific treatment procedures, precautions, special problems, or contraindicated procedures. Presents appropriate cases, as defined by established procedure, at patient conferences.
- Provides, or directs & supervises the physical therapy intervention consistent w/the results of the examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, & plan of care.
- Provides timely review of treatment documentation, reevaluation of patient & patient's treatment goals, & revision of treatment plan when indicated. Communicates these revisions appropriately to customers & support staff.
- Establishes discharge plan to include post-discharge activities, & documents discharge summary & status. Communicates discharge plan appropriately to customers & support staff.
- Participates in program development initiatives to include formal initiation & development of clinics & protocols that are data-driven & customized to needs of referring physician.
- Demonstrates innovation & open & flexible attitude in working w/ program change & addressing customer needs.
- Exercises positive listening & communication skills & is good team player as perceived by customers, supervisors, peers, & clinical & administrative support staff.
- Participates in problem solving by developing viable options which address identified problem & are consistent w/departmental goals.
- Demonstrates working knowledge & appropriate application of CPT-4 codes for all services provided. Keeps abreast of coding modifications &/or definitions (e.g.attends ongoing coding training sessions).
- Demonstrates evidence of professional growth through active participation in following: quality improvement activities, patient conferences, peer review of charts, meetings, in-services, & rounds, research & teaching, continuing education courses, staff training, clinical preceptorships w/ students & volunteers.
- This job description is not all encompassing.
Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- N/A
Education
- Bachelor's degree in physical therapy from an accredited college or university.
License, Certification, Registration
- Valid Hawaii Physical Therapist license (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State licensure).
- Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification.
- National Provider Identifier (NPI) and Taxonomy code required at time of hire.

Additional Requirements:
- Ability to physically assist patients in performing functional tasks and therapeutic exercises.
- Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in interpersonal relations, oral communication, written communication, group process facilitation, teaching, customer service, self-motivation/initiative, creativity/innovation, and teamwork.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Minimum one (1) year of related experience in area applying for (i.e., acute care, skilled care facility, sub acute care, outpatient).
- Doctor's degree in physical therapy.

Primary Location: Hawaii,Lahaina,Lahaina Medical Offices 910 Wainee St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Rehab Services Department: Physical Therapy 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.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.