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Lymphedema Physical Therapist

Company: Marian Regional Medical Center
Location: Santa Maria
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
Marian Regional Medical Center, a 191-bed facility located in Santa Maria, California, is recognized as one of the Top 250 Hospitals in the Nation by Healthgrades and was awarded Best Maternity Care by Newsweek. It ranks among 10% in the nation for safety core measures in cardiac services and has the only comprehensive cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Marian's beautiful mission-style facility houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian Regional Medical Center is a part of Dignity Health's Southwest Division and is a member of CommonSpirit Health, the largest not-for-profit health care system in the nation, boasting an integrated network of top quality hospitals, with physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services - all recognized for quality, safety, and service. Marian's offers Santa Maria Valley residents access to the most advanced technologies, an expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, neonatal intensive care unit, and an array of women's services. Responsibilities
As our Lymphedema Therapist at Marian Regional Medical Center, you will provide patients with hands-on, personalized care to help them build up strength after surgery, injury, or illness. Your critical and creative thinking coupled with access to our advanced equipment and techniques allows you to provide patients with wide range of solutions to address their complex rehabilitation needs. Our team of Lymphedema Therapists utilize a non-invasive program known as Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) to treat lymphedema. This combination treatment includes manual lymph drainage, compression bandaging, meticulous skin care, decongestive exercises, and self-care training. You will also serve as a resource in obtaining long term day and night compressive garments for new patients, and with re-ordering for patients familiar with the process. - Our Lymphedema therapy team is made up of multiple therapist with a wide range of experience. - In conjunction with our cancer center, our Lymphedema therapy teams meets to present case studies, problem solve, and collaborate to ensure our patients receive the highest quality care. - Our team provides education and support to our community and works with a local non-profit group to ensure patients have access to lymphedema care. - To be successful in this role, you need to possess good interpersonal skills and have the ability to interface with physicians and communicate verbally and in writing a patient's deficits and need for PT services. Qualifications
Minimum Requirements:

  • Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapist
  • Experience in Lymphedema treatment and techniques or Certified in Lymphatic Studies preferred.
  • Active Physical Therapist license in good standing with the Physical Therapy Board of California or eligible to obtain.
  • Current American Heart Association CPR Certification (CPR-AHA) Special Skills:
    • Effectively manage patients requiring decongestive therapy based on staging identification from the physician
    • Recommend off-the-shelf and custom lymphedema garments with support from multiple vendors
    • Provide education on Lymphedema Prevention methods
    • Manage patients and families expectations with compassion and transparency concerning disease progression, treatment outcomes, and quality of life While you're busy impacting the healthcare industry, we'll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, and more! We are offering a sign on bonus in addition to relocation to new hires who meet the eligibility requirements. #hellotherapy

Keywords: Marian Regional Medical Center, Santa Maria , Lymphedema Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Santa Maria, California

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