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Physical Therapist Outpatient Orthopedics

Company: Concentra
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:

Are you ready to take your career to new heights? At Concentra, you will be a vital member of our patient care team and play a crucial role in providing exceptional care to our patients. Our mission is to improve the health of America's workforce, one patient at a time. Join us at Concentra and see how your clinical competency and compassion can make a meaningful difference in the lives of the patients you serve.

As a Physical Therapist, you will perform supervisory duties and evaluations on patients and helps them improve basic motor functions and reasoning abilities, but also compensate for permanent loss of function by teaching them to perform tasks in their daily living and working environments, in accordance with Concentra Medical Centers' Injury Process Management and Concentra Medical Centers' philosophy of rehabilitation in occupational medicine.

Responsibilities:
Ensure delivery of high quality patient care services
Perform direct patient care, including evaluation of muscle, skeletal, neurological and other physical problems
Support and encourage multidisciplinary coordination of treatment
Ensure proper documentation of patient care
Maintain professional standards through compliance with quality assurance policies/ procedures as well as applicable regulations and corporate policies
Implement effective communication with own and other departments' staff, with medical staff and patients to ensure coordinated efforts and provision of high quality service and optimal patient care
Demonstrate effective problem-solving and conflict-resolution abilities
Inform Administrator of department problems, needs and solutions in a timely manner
Plan, design, implement and interpret specific physical therapy treatment programs for patients to facilitate the patient's recovery and attainment of maximum physical potential
Educate patients in the proper care and use of supports and performance of exercise programs
Perform or delegate patient treatment to include modalities, therapeutic exercises, gait training and hydrotherapy
Follow appropriate documentation and reporting procedures
Secure prescription for each patient treated
Work closely with the physician to ensure comprehensive delivery of services and quality patient care
Assist marketing staff with tours as necessary
Take all necessary precautions to protect center assets and property against loss or waste through negligence or dishonesty
Participate in professional development by attending center meetings and outside educational seminars
Communicates with the Outcome Assurance Injury Coordinator or the Case Manager for each patient
Communication regarding the patients' objective progress, compliance with the program, compliance with attendance of scheduled appointments, the therapist's estimated time frame until discharged from therapy
Participates in clinical instruction of university occupational therapy and/or occupational therapist assistant students
Participates with the evaluation of the effectiveness of the rehabilitation quality management process and assist in new and improved processes
Ensures compliance with rules and regulations established by the relevant licensing, certification and accrediting bodies

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy program

Masters' Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy program, preferred

Job-Related Experience

Customarily a new graduate to at least five years of demonstrated experience in an orthopedic setting with use of modalities, therapeutic exercises and isokinetic equipment

Ortho-outpatient experience, preferred

Job-Related Skills/Competencies

Concentra Core Competencies of Service Mentality, Attention to Detail, Sense of Urgency, Initiative and Flexibility
Ability to make decisions or solve problems by using logic to identify key facts, explore alternatives, and propose quality solutions
Outstanding customer service skills as well as the ability to deal with people in a manner which shows tact and professionalism
The ability to properly handle sensitive and confidential information (including HIPAA and PHI) in accordance with federal and state laws and company policies
Demonstrated willingness to participate in initial and ongoing training as required.---
Demonstrated effective communication and interaction with employers, patients, providers and other employeesDemonstrated ability to maintain working relationship with all levels of employees
Demonstrated excellent customer service skills
Demonstrated computer skills
Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work medical environment
Skill in developing and maintaining patient care records and writing reports
Skill in time management, planning and workload control
Skill in identifying problems and recommending solutions
Skill in developing and maintaining medical quality assurance and quality control standards
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective communication and working relationships with Management, patients, medical staff and the general public
Must successfully complete orientation and training as well as demonstrate competency in all required physical therapy tasks
Additional Data:
Generous paid time off (PTO)
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Set schedule
Flexible per diem opportunities
Medical and prescription plans
Basic and enhanced dental and vision plans
Supplemental health benefits (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity insurance)
LifeWorks employee assistance program
Company-funded HSA
Short-term disability
Pre-tax spending accounts (health care and dependent care FSA)
Training provided in our world-class occupational medicine process management model
Medical experts panel (MEP)
Concentra CEU courses
New hire learning program
Occupational Health University
Leadership development program
Manual therapy certification
Yearly CEU stipend and CEU time
Tuition reimbursement
Professional On-demand Learning Modules
Malpractice insurance
Unmatched opportunities for advancement locally and nationally
Traditional and Roth 401(k) with employer match
Competitive salary
Colleague referral bonus program
Colleague discount program
Life insurance/disability
Pre-tax spending accounts
Relocation assistance (when applicable)
Incentive/RVU bonus
Commuter benefits
Identity theft services
Company-paid long-term disability

This position is eligible to earn a base compensation rate in the state range of $83,295.19 to $ 95,000.00 salary depending on job-related factors as permitted by applicable law, such as level of experience, geographic location where the work is performed, and/or seniority.

External candidates: submit your application on
Current colleagues: visit the internal career portal on the main page of MyConcentra to apply
Accepting applications on an ongoing basis

This job requires access to confidential and critical information, requiring ongoing discretion and secure information management.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Concentra is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

Keywords: Concentra, San Marcos , Physical Therapist Outpatient Orthopedics, Healthcare , San Marcos, California

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