You're logged in as Your Dashboard Logout

Allied Health Physical Therapist

Palm Springs, California

Unfortunately, the job you are looking for is no longer available.
The good news is that we have thousands of others you might be interested in.
Search our Nurse Job Board.

Palm Springs is an ideal location for your next nursing contract. This gorgeous desert city has so much to offer, whether you like exploring the outdoors, relaxing by the pool, taking in amazing architecture or eating at phenomenal restaurants – you'll find this and so much more. This city is hard to pass up when you're basically getting paid to vacation here for 13 weeks! Let's take a glimpse at what you can expect during your time in Palm Springs…

Obviously, one of the first things you will notice is the spectacular views of this city. There is no better way to take it all in than an unforgettable San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour. This excursion is a 5 star rated adventure on TripAdvisor, which means you must check it out to prove its worthiness. The three hour tour will include an open-air jeep ride through the San Andreas Fault with a personal guide providing interesting facts about the region. You'll get up close and personal with the gorgeous desert landscape, wildlife and an incredible underground spring. What a great way to kick off your contract with a little adventure to appreciate the beauty of Palm Springs.

If you get all the adventure you need from the hospital and simply want relaxation, then book a spa treatment or two at The Spa at Desert Springs. This spa will take you to another world… immediately after entering you'll find the peace and relaxation you've been seeking. There are plenty of options here to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. Unwind after a long shift with a massage, facial, pedicure or simply lounge in the steam room. As a nurse, it's important to take some time for self-care, and this is the perfect place to do just that!

We would be remised if we didn't recommend Spencer's Restaurant to indulge your taste buds. This is a great local restaurant with unique character. The atmosphere will have you feeling like you stepped into a lush jungle. There are a variety of menu options for every type of eater. Don't just take our word for it though, go experience it for yourself!

Palm Springs is definitely a location you need to check off of your bucket list. Enjoy your next 13 week RN contract here – we know you will!

Job Description

A Physical Therapist is responsible for assisting injured or ill patients by improving their mobility and easing any physical pain they are suffering from. Physical Therapists work with other health care staff members to provide the best over-all care for the patient to help them achieve their goals.

Responsibilities

As an Allied Health Physical Therapist your responsibilities include:


  • Analyzing the patient’s level of strength, mobility and balance.

  • Creating a rehabilitation plan to improve disabilities or impairments, and get past limitations.

  • Assisting with various exercises to strengthen and stretch muscles, and teach the patient exercises that they can do on their own.

Requirements

One year of experience as a Physical Therapist within the past two years.


  • Current Nursing License in good standing.

  • Current BLS through American Heart Association.

  • Negative Drug Screen.

Job Type
Travel or Local Contract
Shift
07:00 - 15:30
Duration
13 Weeks

Employee Applicant Statement

I certify that the information provided by me in this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that if I am employed, any false statements or omissions can lead to immediate dismissal, and I agree that Nurses PRN shall not be held liable in any respect if my employment is terminated for that reason. Nurses PRN is hereby authorized to verify the information I have supplied and to conduct any investigation of my personal history records. I authorize the companies, schools, and persons named in this application to give any information requested regarding my employment, character, and qualifications, and release and hold harmless Nurses PRN and the companies, schools, and persons from any liability. I understand and agree that if hired, my employment is for no definite period and may be terminated at any time without prior notice and without cause. I further understand that any offer of employment may be conditioned upon the results of a physical examination, including tests for the use of controlled substances in accordance with applicable laws.

If hired, I agree to abide by all rules and regulations of Nurses PRN, which I understand are subject to change by Nurses PRN at any time for any reason without prior notice.

Nurses PRN is an equal opportunity employer. Nurses PRN considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally-protected status. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or the interview process should notify Nurses PRN and request such accommodations.

Should an investigation or legal proceeding adversely affect my professional license/certification or ability to perform the functions of the job, I understand that I am obligated to immediately report said occurrence to Nurses PRN’s Chief Nursing Officer at 888-830-8811. Failure to do so will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

I represent and warrant that I have read and fully understand the forgoing.