Tri-City Medical Center


    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/7/2018 7:10 PM)
    FTE Status
    Full-Time 1.0
    Cost Center/Dept
    7777 - PT and OT Carlsbad
    Work Schedule
  • Overview

    Position Summary:

    Provides clinical direction and leadership education coordination for Rehab Services staff.  Assists supervisors in ensuring quality patient care through professional development.  Coordinates internal and external educational efforts for Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Therapeutic Recreation, and Speech Therapy, including student internship programs.  Performs evaluations, develops, and implements treatment plan for pediatric, adolescent, adult, and/or geriatric populations with various diagnoses.  Provides education to patients, families, caregivers, and other health professionals.  Maintains professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined in department expectations and professional organizations.


    Major Position Responsibilities:

    • Provides patient evaluation and/or treatment plan for various diagnoses in an organized and systematic manner according to institutional policy.
    • Maintain departmental productivity standards.
    • Establish mechanisms to systematically assess clinical development needs of Rehab Services staff for all disciplines including interviews, questionnaires, and competency assessments.
    • Facilitate, plan, and implement multidisciplinary educational opportunities in accordance with identified departmental staff needs and interests.


    Safety and Infection Control Responsibilities 


    Responsible to maintain a safe and clean work environment, including unit based specific safety and infection control requirements.



    • Minimum of three years of overall experience, two years in a specialty area or advanced specialty masters preferred.
    • Good communication and organizational skills.
    • Prefer membership to the American Physical Therapy Association.
    • Advanced clinical skills in 1 area or advanced certification.




    • Graduate of an approved school for Physical Therapy and accredited by A.P.T.A.



    • Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Physical Therapy Board of California required.



    • Current BLS certification strongly preferred.

    Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.



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