Kaiser Permanente Sr Physical Therapist - Male Health Urology in Roseville, California

Provides independent physical therapy management of patients under the direction of the Rehabilitation Services Director or designee. Provides physical therapy services in specialized patient care clinics, and assists in the development, implementation and review of departmental patient care programs. Essential Responsibilities: - Evaluates patients and interprets evaluation findings to determine the nature and extent of dysfunction. Establishes treatment goals and plans treatment to achieve established goals. Initiates discharge planning for physical therapy. Implements the treatment plan through direct treatment of the patient, delegates a portion of the treatment plan to appropriate supportive personnel, and coordinates the treatment program with other health care personnel as appropriate. - Provides advice and education to patient and family. Regularly reassesses clinical signs and symptoms to determine effectiveness of treatment, progress of patients towards goals, and the need for modifying goals and treatment. Discharges patient from physical therapy when the patient has received maximum benefit from physical therapy. Provides accurate, timely documentation of physical therapy patient management. - Participates in appropriate and approved educational and clinical research activities in physical therapy. Participates in specialized patient care clinics outside the department. Assists in the development, implementation, and review of departmental patient care programs. Performs other duties as needed in the areas of staff education, departmental operations, and departmental projects. Demonstrates on-going progress toward meeting the criteria for professional practice. - Acts as an instructor in patient education classes/groups within and/or outside the department based on operational need as defined by departmental leadership. Provides a minimum of one departmental in-service per year as requested by the Rehab Director e.g. journal club presentation, regular in-service presentation. Serves as a clinical instructor to PT students as requested by the Rehab Director. Able to manage complex patients independently with minimal consultation.

Additional Duties: Evaluate patients on medical referral. Work closely with Urology to care for Urology/uro-gynecology patients. Develop and document treatment plans and goals. Provide appropriate therapy treatments as indicated. Educate patient and family in home exercise and self-care programs. Make group educational presentations to patients and other medical office staff.

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Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in physical therapy. Education

  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapy curriculum with a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree with certification in physical therapy or foreign-trained equivalent. License, Certification, Registration

  • Licensed to practice physical therapy by the State of California by date of hire.

  • BLS required.
  • Must have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Clinical Instructor for PT students, preferred.

Additional Preferred Qualifications, related to Men-s Health. - Previous full-time experience in an out-patient manual therapy setting required. Must have completed at least two years of full-time practice as a physical therapist in an out-patient and/or hospital setting. Previous experience working in a physical therapy and Men-s Health setting strongly preferred. - Advanced training in Urology/Uro-gynecological education, bio-feedback, and pelvic floor muscle therapy preferred. Experience with transvaginal pressure assisted Kegel and electrical stimulation therapy preferred. Must have evidence of on-going professional education. Must have a proven history of providing care and service to patients in a courteous manner. Must have abilities to efficiently evaluate and manage patients with musculoskeletal, general medical and neurological problems with education, exercise and therapeutic modalities as medically indicated. - Hours & work site may vary.

COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Sr Physical Therapist - Male Health UrologyLOCATION Roseville, CAREQNUMBER 569581

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.