Physical Therapist Job Opening in California

Job Opening for a Physical Therapist located on the Central Coast of California.

Job Summary:

Evaluate and treats patients under order from the referring physician.  Evaluation and treatment programs are developed through the use of a variety of therapeutic procedures and modalities designed to restore loss of muscle strength, range of motion, coordination, and body alignment, to control pain and to improve movement and function.  He/She will function in accordance with their State Practice Act.

  • Review patient information and evaluate the impact of the information on the assessment and treatment process.
  • Conduct and document a complete functional assessment of the patient in accordance with established guidelines and protocols.
  • Design and implement an individualized plan of care, appropriate to the age and needs of the patient, containing functional and measurable goals with input from both the patient and family.
  • Perform therapy treatment as ordered by the physician in a timely manner, in accordance with established hospital guidelines.
  • Meet established key management indicators for productivity levels of 9-12 patient visits per day.
  • Supervise, instruct, and train Rehabilitation Technicians in treatment procedures to be utilized while working with patients.
  • Communicate with physicians, patients, families, other hospital personnel, as needed, regarding a patient’s progress, problems and discharge plans.
  • Follow all approved documentation guidelines pertaining to the plan of care, progress notes, and discharge summaries.
  • Orient patients to treatment procedures appropriate to their age and needs.
  • Inform patients of a potential risk during any procedures.
  • Establish and instruct patient, family and/or caregiver in home programs and discharge programs.
  • Assist in the continuum of care process when a patient requires additional rehabilitation following discharge.
  • Attend and participate in required department meetings, as well as other hospital committee meetings as assigned.
  • Participate in department quality improvement process.
  • Provide clinical supervision to Physical Therapy Assistant.
  • Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities.
  • Act in compliance will all regulatory, corporate and professional standards and practice guidelines.
  • Provide input to the Director of Physical Therapy on clinical issues, and regarding clinical performance on LPTA’s and rehabilitation technicians.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Licensing Requirements:

  • Current CA Physical Therapist License
  • Current AHA BLS certificate

Work Experience:

  • 1 year experience – preferred
  • Will consider new graduate.


  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) – preferred

Physical Demands:

  • Constantly required to push/pull and lift light objects up to 35lbs.
  • Required to walk, stand and sit for long periods of time.

Special Demands:

  • Ability to work with others and to perform a variety of assigned duties.

Special Considerations:

  • Will be dealing with patients of all ages to include; children/pediatrics, adolescents, adults and elderly geriatrics.

DISCLAIMER:  The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Competitive Salary Range!

How to apply for the Physical Therapist Job: contact

Tina Roberts
Executive & Management Recruitment Services
(415) 770-1200 – call/text


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