Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and the Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. Recognized nationally for quality and safety, it has an 'A' from The Leapfrog Group and has been voted a "Family Favorite" hospital for more than ten years.
It is one of only ten hospitals nationwide to be awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer four consecutive times. Good Samaritan is a leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques, and is a Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and an accredited Chest Pain Center.
Our Physical Therapy teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions.
If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!
SCHEDULE: 0.6 FTE (24 hours per week)
SHIFT: Days (Weekdays Only)
POSITION SUMMARY: The Physical Therapist III develops and delivers comprehensive physical therapy programs to patients requiring these services.
Programs are directed at restoration of and quality of movement and consist primarily of therapeutic exercise, neuromuscular re-education, manual therapy techniques, gait training and transfer/mobility training, with heat and cold, water, electricity, ultrasound, and other modalities as adjuncts to improving movement. Re-evaluates and adjusts these programs to meet patients changing needs. She/he delegates portions of treatment to aides and assistants, directing and supervising as indicated.
Precepts students. Inputs on department planning, standards or care/protocols, policies and procedures. Participates in performance improvement and department development activities. Interacts with the multidisciplinary patient care teams for coordinated patient care.
The Physical Therapist III has advanced clinical skills in at least one clinical area and is responsible for teaching those advanced skills to other staff members and functions as a role model/resource in providing high quality care in this area. He/she has responsibility for at least one program for program development and marketing.
At least three years of experience required.
Must be licensed, or an applicant for licensure, as a Physical Therapist by the Physical Therapy board of California. Must take and pass the examination within 6 months if not already licensed in California.
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Provider Course.
Completion of an entry level post baccalaureate curriculum of professional education in physical therapy, accredited by the APTA and approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California (baccalaureate level curriculum or post baccalaureate certificate program satisfactory if graduated prior to 1995 and have at least 5 years of experience).
Ability to learn and utilize computerized patient care management system.
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions. Must effectively read, write and verbally communicate in the English language.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us.
Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER's, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics.
Our facility-based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten
HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health's top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.