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PT Physical Therapist Lymphedema & Cancer Rehabilitation

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by Saint Marys Medical Center

San Francisco, CA 94101
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Overview
St. Mary's Medical Center has been caring for the health of San Franciscans since 1857 when it was founded by eight Sisters of Mercy from Ireland. It is an accredited, not-for-profit hospital, located across the street from Golden Gate Park. It is a full-service acute care facility with more than 575 physicians and 1,100 employees who provide high-quality and affordable health care services to the Bay Area community.

Home to advanced medical practices, such as the nation's first digital cardiac catheterization laboratory, innovating orthopedic and spine surgery and comprehensive rehabilitation, and a state-of-the-art cancer center. St. Mary's Medical Center is one of San Francisco's leading hospitals, offering patients a full range of outpatient and inpatient services delivered with the human touch. Strategies and business development are centered on Oncology Services, Cardiac Services, and Orthopedics.

Responsibilities
Provide physical therapy services to adults and geriatric patients including evaluations, planning treatment programs and goals, rendering patient treatments according to the practice and standards of the American Physical Therapy Association, and discharge planning. Provide effective, efficient, and quality care. Perform other duties as directed by supervisor. Applies CHW Core Values to the performance of every job duty. These Values include Dignity, Collaboration, Justice, Stewardship, and Excellence.

Keywords: PT, Physical Therapist, Lymphedema, Oncology

Qualifications
2 years of experience in care of acute and chronic patients in an orthopedic and/or rehabilitation inpatient setting. Minimum of 3-5 years combined experience in healthcare industry 1-2 years of experience with a minimum of 1 year in area of related field Complete annual safety training. Complete and maintain department specific training. Clinical specialist certification such as NDT, OCS, NCS, geriatrics, lymphedema, etc. Must possess good written, verbal and interpersonal skills. Ability to function independently in a fast-paced, stressful environment. BLS, PT.

Preferred: Certification in MLD/lymphedema treatment; at least 6 months experience in cancer rehabilitation physical therapy.
Required: Willingness to achieve certification in MLD/lymphedema treatment.

Reference: 568506248