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The Certified Lymphedema Physical Therapist II evaluates and treats patients to promote recovery from and positive adaptations to physical deficits caused by injury or illness in the Outpatient Physical Therapy department located in the tranquil Todd Cancer Institute on the campus of MemorialCare Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. He/she develops, implements, and oversees each patient's individualized therapy plan, aiming to facilitate the highest levels of physical independence and recovery. The Physical Therapist II seeks input from the patient and family to ensure that the therapy plan directly addresses patient concerns regarding improving movement and managing pain. He/she actively participates in departmental program development and educational training for students and new hires. This Physical Therapist II will work weekdays with other therapists, assistants, and support personnel to provide exceptional evidenced based evaluations and treatments for our patients.
Physical Therapist with CLT (Certified Lymphedema Therapist) required.
A California Physical Therapy license is required.
A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Physical Therapy from an acceptable Physical Therapy program is required.
A current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) certification is required.
Must have 2 years of prior work experience in clinical physical therapy.
Must demonstrate aptitude and skills in developing clinical education for students, trainees, and other affiliated staff.
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) membership and California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA) membership is recommended.