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Physical Therapist - $17-22 per hour

Company: Adventist Health
Location: Glendale
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

Adventist Health is seeking a Physical Therapist for a job in Glendale, California.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Physical Therapist
  • Discipline: Therapy
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Staff
    Since our founding in 1905 as the Glendale Sanitarium, countless patients have entrusted our physicians, nurses and associates with their healthcare needs. Today, we are the largest medical center serving the San Fernando Valley. As we continue to grow and evolve to better meet the needs of the communities we serve, we know that exceptional healthcare is more than medicine. It's about how we choose to care for our patients and each other - taking time to listen, to understand, to answer questions, to hold a hand, even to pray. This is who we are, who we have always been - it is what we do best. In the 2019-20 Regional Rankings List by U.S. News & World Report, Adventist Health Glendale (AHGL) ranked #17 in California and #10 in the LA Metro Area. Adventist Health Glendale also received its 11th consecutive A grade from patient safety organization The Leapfrog Group, the only hospital in Glendale or Burbank to receive the top grade.
    Job Summary:
    Provides physical therapy treatments under the supervision of licensed physical therapists, including the use of modalities, manual techniques and common exercise techniques. Instructs and guides patients through functional activities, such as bed mobility, transfers, gait, and balance activities.
    Job Requirements:

    Education and Work Experience:

    • High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred
    • Associate's/Technical Degree in physical therapy or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred



      Licenses/Certifications:

      • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS OR HS-BLS OR RQIBLS) certification: Required



        Essential Functions:

        • Performs physical therapy treatments, including the use of modalities, manual techniques and common exercise techniques. Instructs and guides patients through functional activities, such as bed mobility, transfers and gait and balance activities.
        • Observes and follows treatment precautions as identified by physical therapists, nurses or physicians. Observes for changes in patient responses and reports changes to nurses and physical therapists in charge.
        • Provides daily and timely patient chart documentation of interventions and services provided in the acute care setting. Documents employee and out-patient treatments, as necessary.
        • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.



          Organizational Requirements:
          Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.
          Adventist Health Job ID #15244. Posted job title: physical therapy aide, full time, day shift, therapy & wellness centerAbout Adventist HealthAdventist Health is a faith-based, nonprofit, integrated health system serving more than 80 communities on the West Coast and Hawaii with over 400 sites of care, including 26 acute care facilities. Founded on Adventist heritage and values, Adventist Health provides care in hospitals, clinics, home care, and hospice agencies in both rural and urban communities. Our compassionate and talented team of 37,000 includes employees, physicians, allied health professionals and volunteers driven in pursuit of one mission: living God's love by inspiring health, wholeness, and hope. We are committed to staying true to our heritage by providing patient-centered, quality care. Together, we are transforming the healthcare experience with an innovative and whole-person focus on physical, mental, spiritual and social healing to support community well-being.Benefits
          • Continuing Education
          • Bereavement
          • Medical benefits
          • Dental benefits
          • Vision benefits
          • Health Care FSA
          • 403b retirement plan
          • Employee assistance programs
          • Life insurance
          • Holiday Pay
          • 401k retirement plan
          • Sick pay
          • Health savings account

Keywords: Adventist Health, Glendale , Physical Therapist - $17-22 per hour, Healthcare , Glendale, Arizona

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