Physical Therapy DHOC
Salary Range
$53.00 / hour
8 Hour Shift*
Rancho Mirage,
CA 92270
Job #

* For 10 hour and 12 hour shifts this is the average hourly rate which includes overtime when a non-exempt employee works over 8 hours.

  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • Exhibits clinical expertise in the specialty area. Provides orientation and education/training for other staff as needs/interest arise. Provides input for staff reviews. Coordinates quality assurance/performance improvement for speech therapy. Coordinates speech therapy interns experience. Provides 90-100% patient care and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Reports to
    • Director of Rehabilitation Services
  • Supervises
    • Speech Therapy Assistants/Interns/Volunteers
  • Ages of Patients
    • Pediatric
    • Adolescent
    • Adult
    • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • Moderate Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Required: N/A
      • Preferred: Masters Degree or certificate or better
    • Licensure/Certification
      • Required: CA Speech Therapist license or licensed applicant and American Heart Association BLS
      • Preferred: N/A
    • Experience
      • N/A
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
    • Performs evaluation and established treatment plans based on age specific, cultural, and rehabilitative needs and in compliance with hospital licensing and accreditation standards and in compliance with the Speech Therapy Practice Act.
    • Provides effective therapy treatments.
    • Consistently and appropriately delegates patient treatment procedures and modalities.
    • Provides safe and comprehensive discharge planning.
    • Individual productivity meets department standards.
    • Provides thorough, timely, professional, and consistent patient care documentation through HED.
      • Documents evals., re-evals. progress notes, and D/C summaries per dept. policies
      • Documents and adheres to # of treatments/authorized treatments
      • Demonstrates appropriate, timely, and professional report writing to physicians
      • Consistently updates weekly goals and SOAP notes per department policy
      • Documentation demonstrates minimal to no grammatical errors, typos, etc.
      • Provides clear documentation for missed treatments, gaps in treatment, etc.
      • Documentation clearly indicates medical necessity and clinical progression towards safe/comprehensive D/C
      • Demonstrates competency in utilizing all reports to manage caseload proactively
    • Utilizes all resources to assist with patient flow as applicable (prints forms, schedules patients, etc.).
    • Provides effective education and mentoring for student interns as assigned.
    • Participates in special department programs.
    • Facilitates interdisciplinary communication and coordination to maximize patient outcomes.
    • Communicates positively, appropriately, and in a timely fashion to all communications including patients, co-workers, supervisors, other departments, physicians, etc.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.