Overview

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The Health Services Agency (HSA) is looking for a full time Physical Therapist I/II to join our team.  We are recruiting for a team member who is passionate about working in a Medical Therapy Unit and improve the health of our community.  The ideal candidate is energetic, team oriented, and a strong collaborator and innovative.

ABOUT THE POSITION – PHYSICAL THERAPIST

This open position is for a full time physical therapist for the Health Service Agency Medical Therapy Program. Under medical direction, the physical therapist plans and performs therapy for clients ranging in age from birth to 21 years who are eligible for services through the Medical Therapy Program, including but not limited to neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, and muscular diseases.  Services are primarily provided in an outpatient clinic setting, but may also be provided in the public school setting, via telehealth, or within the home/community to address equipment needs and caregiver training. This classification requires pediatric case management with multiple agencies, and specialized knowledge in pediatric care and legislation. The physical therapist is expected to exercise professional judgement, critical thinking, and requires the ability to adapt procedures and plan of care for the more complex cases based on responses to the treatment plan.

PHYSICAL THERAPIST I & II
Provide physical therapy/occupational therapy evaluations and appropriate treatments;
Design treatment programs for patients including establishment of realistic, functional goals based on therapist’s evaluation and appropriate precautions;
Review clinical record, medical prescription and/or physician referral to develop treatment plans;
Monitor patient’s progress and work with a team to modify treatment plans;
Maintain accurate clinical records and prepare written patient progress reports;
Attend clinics, case conferences, staff meetings, and in-service training;
Evaluate for and order adaptive and durable medical equipment and instruct patients and caregivers in its use;
Provide therapy recommendations;
Consult with patient’s caregivers and any other agencies involved in the care of assigned patients;
Participate in the IEP process and represent the Medical Therapy Program; and
Provide general direction to Therapy Aides, volunteers and student interns.

About Stanislaus County Health Services Agency

The Health Services Agency (HSA) provides health care services to the community via its network of federally qualified health center – look alike outpatient clinics, public health services, an indigent health care program, and a family medicine residency program. The Agency, located in Stanislaus County, California, is about 90 miles east of San Francisco, and 75 miles south of Sacramento. The HSA is operated by Stanislaus County, serving close to 500,000 patients and community residents each year. The HSA holds strongly to its vision of "Healthy People in a Healthy Stanislaus!" by developing its services with the community, in ways that support community need.