The dedicated staff, highly-skilled physicians and surgeons, and advanced technology combine to make working at Los Alamitos Medical Center a personally-rewarding work environment. Nursing staff often hold advanced degrees, are dedicated to caring for others in both their personal and professional lives, and work side-by-side with talented colleagues and medical staff. The hospital has an advanced bi-plane catheterization lab, robot-assisted surgery capabilities, an Orthopedic Destination Center, and the radiation oncology physician services are provided by UCLA Health. Outpatient services are provided in a colorful patient setting in our Total Care Pavilion and there will soon be nurse navigators to assist orthopedic and cancer patients. The hospitalâ��s quality indicators reflect the hard work of physicians and staff. LAMC awards and distinctions include an A on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score, American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Gold+ Performance Achievement Award for Heart Failure, American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines Gold+ Performance Achievement Award for Stroke, American Stroke Association Target Stroke Honor Roll, and is a Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Center. Los Alamitos Medical Center is a great place to work. There are more than 150 staff members who have been here over 20 years and the hospital has been in the community for nearly 50 years treating generations of families.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
Evaluates, plans and implements specific treatment programs for individual patients according to the principles and practices of physical therapy. Functions as an interdisciplinary team member providing patient assessment/re-assessment, direct patient care, and individualized care planning/implementation.
Under the direction of the Director or Rehab, the Physical Therapist (PT) communicates and collaborates with physicians and other members of the health care team to provide consistent quality care for inpatients. Working with a high degree of autonomy, the PT accepts responsibility for patient care during evaluation and treatment of all physical therapy related conditions. The PT works within the framework of the PT board of CA Practice Act and follows all department and hospital policies and procedures. He/She complies with all hospital standards and therapy related clinical practice guidelines while performing job duties and responsibilities.
Responds to physician orders for physical therapy. Administers and interprets tests and measurements of patients. Reviews patient charts and progress prior to treatment and modifies treatment plan accordingly. Develops functional goals based on patient and/or family expectations. Develops, improves and restores functional mobility, seeking to return patient to highest level of independence. Seeks clarification of physician orders as needed.
Required: Masterâ��s Degree in Physical Therapy or Doctorate Physical Therapy
2 years as a practicing PT in a healthcare or hospital setting.
American Physical Therapy Association membership.
State Licensure or possession of valid Physical Therapist License issued by the state of California
Valid BLS Card for health care providers
Job: Physical Therapy
Primary Location: Los Alamitos, California
Facility: Los Alamitos Medical Center
Job Type: PT1
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 2005044653
About Los Alamitos Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.