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Physical Therapist

Company: Encore Wellness
Location: Whittier
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Physical Therapist - Whittier, CA Encore Wellness is the nation's leading physical therapy, fitness, and wellness company. Our range of services includes outpatient and mobile physical therapy, customized fitness programs, group exercise classes, balance and fall prevention classes, and wellness education. These services are provided at our 17 centers located in California, Nevada, Arizona, and Virginia. Additionally, we serve seniors nationwide via our virtual Wellness Everywhere program. Our facilities offer the latest equipment and clinically supervised fitness instruction for mature adults. Encore Wellness changes lives by helping mature adults achieve greater wellness and lasting independence. We are actively recruiting for a Full Time Physical Therapist to join our passionate team in Whittier, CA. The Physical Therapist is responsible for evaluating and treating primarily geriatric patients with orthopedic, neurological, and medical problems. They are also responsible for completing the required documentation, including an initial evaluation, daily progress notes, physician progress notes, home exercise programs, and billing information. Our mission at Encore Wellness is to improve the lives of seniors through wellness. As our physical therapist, you will positively impact thousands of lives by providing exceptional therapy care to our client's senior population surrounding your clinic. What you know: -- --- - --- - Graduate of APTA-approved Physical Therapy program, or equivalent. -- --- - --- - CPR certification (BLS), California Physical Therapy license or license eligible, National Provider Identifier (NPI) number -- --- - --- - Minimum of two years' experience treating in an outpatient clinic What will make you exceptional: -- --- - --- - Alignment with our values and passion for senior care -- --- - --- - Ability to multi-task, work independently and in a team environment -- --- - --- - Prior experience in effectively using a PT Aide -- --- - --- - Bilingual Spanish is a plus What we offer: -- --- - --- - Monday - Friday, 8a - 5p work week -- --- - --- - Three weeks of Paid Time Off per year, four weeks beginning the third year -- --- - --- - Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA (Medical & /HSA -- --- - --- - Company Paid Basic Life and AD&D Insurance -- --- - --- - 401k eligibility after 90 Days Background checks are part of our employment process. *Due to the nature of our field, and in order to protect our High-Risk patients, all employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to start date. Job Requirements: What you do: -- --- - --- - Performs an effective evaluation by accurately assessing ROM, strength, sensation, and functional status, including gait -- --- - --- - Identifies problems that can be addressed with treatment and sets realistic goals for the patient -- --- - --- - Demonstrates good working knowledge of modalities, including indications and contraindications for use -- --- - --- - Utilizes your knowledge of exercise programming as a strategy to provide appropriate improvement of ROM, strength, functional status, and decreasing pain -- --- - --- - Capable of working with geriatric patients with orthopedic, neurological, or medical problems -- --- - --- - Keeps accurate, up-to-date records in patient's chart, including initial evaluation, daily progress notes, physician progress reports, and home programs -- --- - --- - Routinely exhibits good patient relations skills -- --- - --- - Ability to provide exceptional communications by adjusting approach or tone as needed based upon patient needs -- --- - --- - Ability to use time management and effective use of a PT Aide to meet or exceed productivity needs Apply via ADP:

Keywords: Encore Wellness, Whittier , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Whittier, California

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