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Physical Therapist - PT

Location: Wasco, CA
Job # 9021792
Date Posted: 03-10-2017
This is a LOCAL CONTRACT position, any providers interested in position should be within reasonable distance to facility.

All Temporary/Relief Physical Therapists assigned to CDCR must have the minimum experience outlined below:

1. Twelve (12) continuous months of experience within the last three (3) years performing services similar in scope to those defined herein in a public or private institution.
2. Possess and maintain while performing services for the CDCR a current and valid license issued by the Physical Therapy Board of California to practice Physical Therapy in the State of California including adherence to all laws and regulations governing the practice of physical therapy in California.
3. Education Required: Graduation from an approved Physical Therapy program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Physical Therapy or its predecessor, the Joint Review Committee for Physical Therapy Education.
4. Temporary/Relief Physical Therapists must maintain current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Possess current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from an American Heart Association Provider or American Red Cross (with AED).
5. Each Temporary/Relief Physical Therapists shall be in compliance with 8 CCR 5199 standards for both current N95 and Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) medical clearance and annual general respiratory protection training which is to include a request to repeat PLHCP clearance if they develop 1) marked immunocomprompromise or pregnancy which might require great respiratory protection than N95s provide or 2) a health condition which might limit N95 or PAPR use and completion of the annual 8 CCR 5199 Appendix G questionnaire.
6. Any Temporary/Relief Physical Therapist providing services through this Agreement must be proficient in the English language and be able to communicate effectively with the CDCR/CCHCS. All Temporary/Relief Physical Therapists must be able to speak, understand oral and written communication and write effectively in the English language. Any Temporary/Relief Physical Therapists who fails to meet the minimum qualifications shall not be permitted to perform services.

Service Delivery Requirements
Under the direction of the Institution CEO/CME or designee, the Temporary/Relief Physical Therapist duties/responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to:
a. Perform care consistent with the scope of licensure and in accordance with the CDCR Institution/Facilities policies and procedures and consistent with generally accepted evidence based Physical Therapy practices. Care provided must be sufficiently complex and consistent with the unique skills of a physical therapist;
b. Provide Physical Therapy and evaluations on an "as needed" basis on CDCR patient/youth as pre-scheduled by designated Institution/Facility CEO/CME or designee;

Job Description Physical Therapist - MRN
c. Provide Physical Therapy services to patient/youth upon physician referral and order, or upon direct access to the Physical Therapy services in cases where the patient/youth is seeking Physical Therapy for an existing and documented diagnosis;
d. Provide an initial assessment/evaluation on each referral and develop a treatment plan consistent with those findings and be responsible for communicating the treatment plan to the patient/youth and any relevant medical personnel;
e. Reports or assessments/evaluations and progress notes shall be completed utilizing CDCR approved documentation forms in the patient's chart and/or outpatient health record;
f. Vendor Worker shall be available for telephone consultation while on duty at the Institution/Facility;
g. Maintain all charting on a daily basis. Any chart remaining delinquent for more than ten
(10) days could result in termination of the Vendor Worker.
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