St. Joseph Health Physical Therapist - On Call, Days in Apple Valley, California

At St. Mary Medical Center providing compassionate care to patients and their families is a sacred responsibility. That is why we seek those who share our passion for treating the whole person – body, mind and spirit.Position Summary: Evaluates, plans, directs and administers medically prescribed physical therapy programs in the hospital to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury, or loss of body part. Assists patient to reach his/her maximum performance and assume a place in society while learning to live within the limits of his/her capabilities. The staff Physical Therapist also assumes responsibility and accountability for the care of those patients being treated by Physical Therapy Assistants and may be assigned to orient staff and students and to assume the duties and responsibilities of the supervisor in the absence of that individual. Performs administrative duties and participates in department Performance Improvement, Infection Control, Safety and Education programs. Physical Therapists providing services to CCS eligible clients are licensed to practice physical therapy in the State of California, as per the California Business and Professions Code 5.7, Physical Therapy Practice Act, article 3, Section 2630 et seq. and have a minimum of one year with infants, children, and/or adolescent patients. Therapist will participate in client case conferences, discharge planning activities and coordination with a CCS case manager for referral to a CCS paneled provider or CCS MTU for the patient who may continue to require physical therapy services after hospital discharge. Services provided by a Physical Therapy Assistant shall be supervised by a PT who meets the above criteria.Essential Values-Based Leadership and Management Competencies:Demonstrates competencies in line with the four core values that are the foundation of all activities performed by management employees in order to achieve the Mission of the St.Joseph Health System (see attached behavioral definitions of competencies): Dignity:Demonstrates competence in communication and interpersonalrelations as guided in our Standards of Behavior. Models and upholds our core values..Excellence:Demonstrates competence in continuous improvement, continuous learning, accountability, and teamwork, motivating and developing others, problem-solving and decision making, displaying financial understanding, managing daily operations, and demonstrating business/job specific knowledge.Service:Demonstrates competence in customer/patient focus, adaptability, and shaping change.Justice:Demonstrates competence in community orientation, stewardship, and strategic planning and action.QualificationsMinimum:EducationGraduate of the American Physical Therapy Association training programForeign trained applicants must complete successful entry level educational equivalency review required (ELEER) requiredExperienceExperience in acute care, skilled nursing facility, outpatient, and/or sub-acute care settings preferred, California Children Services (CCS) paneled preferredTrainingNone RequiredLicense/CertificationCurrent California Physical Therapy licenseForeign Trained Physical Therapist -Current California Physical Therapy license required within nine (9) months of hire dateCurrent BCLS requiredEnvironmental Orientation due within 30 days of hire: D00045Physical Therapist Competency due within 90 days of hire U00004 Knowledge/skills/abilitiesExcellent oral and written communication skillsProfessional Advancement:Individual career development plan, ongoing education, tuition reimbursement, motivating mentorsHealth:Medical - Cigna HMO and POS (Point of Service) plans, Dental - Delta Care DHMO and Delta Dental PPO plans, Employee Assistance ProgramWellness:Retirement – 401(K), Paid-Time Off (PTO) – 25-40 days per year (based on years of service), Employee Life insurance with optional family coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Paid Legal PlanBENEFITS

Established in 1956, St. Joseph Health, St. Mary, is a 206-bed acute care facility celebrating more than 55 years of healing in the High Desert. St. Mary is home to the High Desert's only comprehensive cardiovascular surgery program. St. Mary is also home to a da Vinci Surgery System, making the Medical Center the first provider of robotic surgery in the High Desert. St. Mary Medical Center's dedication to serving the Victor Valley has remained intrinsic to its core values of Hospitality, Dignity, Justice, Service, and Excellence. The Medical Center is fully accredited by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP).