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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Outpatient Physical Therapist in Apple Valley, California

If you love working in the outpatient therapy setting with a group of collaborative therapists, this is the place for you! We are a full service out-patient department including PT, OT & SLP services. We provide one-on-one treatments to patients with a variety of diagnosis. It is a great group of therapists and a great facility to work in!

Senior Physical Therapist

Outpatient Physical Therapist

Location: Apple Valley

Work Schedule: Full Time – 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Days

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Coursework/Training Graduate of the American Physical Therapy Association training program.

  • Master's Degree Physical Therapy. Or

  • D.P.T. Or equivalent educ/experience

  • Coursework/Training Environmental Orientation within 30 days of hire.

  • Current California Physical Therapy license.

  • Current BCLS.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in skilled nursing facility or outpatient care settings.

Our best-in-class benefits ( are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our mission ( of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC) is an acute care hospital with 213 beds and over 1,750 employees making it one of the region's largest employers serving communities of the High Desert. The facility was constructed in 1956 and joined the St. Joseph Health System in 1992.

This facility has the only Neonatal Care Unit in the High Desert Accredited by California Children Services and has been granted approval as a Special Hospital with the California Children's Services Community Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. St. Mary was accredited as a primary Stroke Receiving Center in 2018, the only stroke-receiving center in the High Desert.

The Services and Clinical Specialties offered at this Hospital are Diabetes Education, Emergency Services, Heart and Vascular Services, Imaging Services, Rehabilitation Services, Respiratory Services, Robotic Surgery Services, Surgical Services, Women & Children's Services and Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.

Company: St. Mary Medical Center

Category: Rehabilitation

Req ID: R359034