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Physical Therapist Per Diem Days
JFK Memorial Hospital has provided medical care to residents in the Coachella Valley since 1966. A group of physicians, including Dr. Reynaldo Carreon, founded the hospital and today one of JFK’s cross streets is named in his honor. Originally called Indio Community Hospital, JFK has grown to a 145-bed acute-care hospital that is part of Tenet Healthcare California. It offers a variety of services, including: •Emergency care 24/7 •Orthopedic and joint replacement services using emerging technology •Cardiovascular services •Maternity care and Pediatric services •Ambulatory surgery center •Imaging services
Evaluates, plans and implements specific treatment programs for individual patients according to the principles and practices of physical therapy. Functions as an interdisciplinary team member providing patient assessment/re-assessment, direct patient care, and individualized care planning/implementation.
Responds to physician orders for physical therapy. Administers and interprets tests and measurements of patients. Reviews patient charts and progress prior to treatment and modifies treatment plan accordingly. Develops functional goals based on patient and/or family expectations. Develops, improves and restores functional mobility, seeking to return patient to highest level of independence. Seeks clarification of physician orders as needed.
Required: Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy or Doctorate Physical Therapy
Preferred: 2 years as a practicing PT in a healthcare setting
Required: State Licensure
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