Clinical Specialist Resident Jobs Vacancy in Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
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Clinical Specialist Resident Jobs Vacancy in Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Jobs Details:
The clinical specialist resident position is a 12 month-52 week position beginning the 2nd to last Monday of each December & ending the following December. The position requires that the clinical specialist resident participate in 850 hours of clinical practice, where the resident is responsible to be the primary provider of physical therapy services. The clinical specialist resident is required to complete an additional 150 hours, 3 hrs/wk for 50 weeks, of clinical mentored patient care to be completed by under the supervision of recognized content expert clinician. The content expert clinician is responsible for providing clinical mentoring & continual clinical evaluation of the resident's performance during each session. In order to successfully complete the program, the clinical specialist resident must also attain: a minimum cumulative score of 225 points on three clinical performance examinations, attend up to 288 hours of didactic classroom education based on the Description of Specialty Practice for a recognized practice area, attain a cumulative score of 70% on three written examination, successfully pass three live technique examinations, provide up to 40 hours of pro-bono physical therapy services at a designated free clinic, & participate in an approved research project. Twenty of the forty hour work week will be worked in the Kaiser Permanente PT residency program. The additional 20 hours will be worked in the main PT department or satellite MOB's. The resident work study may include the treatment of all types of patients including but not limited to- neurology, pediatrics, women's health, lymphedema, vestibular conditions & the treatment of patients in the in-patient arena. The workday may include weekends & holidays.
Able to design physical therapy treatment programs in the specialty area that are medically prescribed in a manner that is competent & efficient including-evaluating of patients.
Designs & provides in-service education programs & instruction to staff & students.
Reporting non-compliance, & adhering to applicable federal, state & local laws & regulations, accreditation & licenser requirements (if applicable), & Kaiser Permanente's policies & procedures.
Notes: If PT exam is failed, employee will be put on suspended leave of absence until exam is passed.
Employee will be required to receive written notification from the California State Board of Physical Therapy of passage of their Physical Therapist exam w/in 90 days after their start date or employee will be terminated.
This position is part of a community based paid educational program combined w/ both clinical & classroom instruction.
Schedule may vary according to department needs.
Representative Responsibilities: Insure cleanliness of assigned area & proper functioning of patient care equipment by following department equipment maintenance policies & procedures.
Demonstrates professional competence in assessing patient's condition at the onset & through all phases of the physical therapy program.
Routinely obtain accurate & complete history through clinical observation & interaction w/ the patient.
Routinely perform appropriate examinations, using specialized evaluation procedures.
Consistently interpret evaluation findings correctly to determine nature & degree of dysfunction.
Routinely take usual & special precautions relative to the age, medical history & condition of the patient & the type of treatment being given.
Consistently establish measurable treatment goals & develop appropriate treatment plans to achieve those goals.
This job description is not all encompassing.
Graduate of an approved school of Physical Therapy (BS, MS, DPT or PhD).
License, Certification, Registration
Must be board eligible to sit for Physical Therapy exam.
CA Physical Therapy license or Physical Therapist Licensed Applicant required.
If PTLA, must pass Physical Therapy exam within 90 days of hire.
If hired in City of LA, Fire Safety certification required.
American Heart Association approved BLS required.
National Provider Identifier (NPI) required as of May 23, 2007.
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.