The Physical Therapy Assistant works under the direction of a physical therapist, providing physical therapy care to patients with impaired functional mobility as a result of neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and or cardiopulmonary involvement or injury.
Sharp Chula Vista's Rehabilitation Services department is committed to offering quality services that advance healing, minimize disability and enhance quality of life. Highly-trained therapists' have specialties that include balance and vestibular therapy, chronic pain and lymphedema therapy. We see a good mix of diagnoses including Ortho, Neuro and general medical patients in the Acute Care Hospital. In addition, our rehab team provides treatment to patients at the adjacent Skilled Nursing Unit (Birch Patrick). We also have a busy Out-Patient/Sports Medicine clinic across the street from the hospital. In servicing an ethnically diverse patient population, we have therapists and support staff that speak English, Spanish and Tagalog. Department staff have a strong work ethic, a passion for service quality and patient satisfaction, and take great pride in being one of the most productive and efficient departments in the Sharp Chula Vista Hospital.
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A Designated Planetree Patient-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and also offers exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants. The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment and an extraordinary level of care.
This position is located in Chula Vista, CA in San Diego County
8 hour shifts; full-time position to work 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; Friday thru Monday & Thursday; Days off are Tuesday & Wednesday
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Current California Physical Therapy Assistant license
- Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
- Excellent communication skills and problem-solving skills
- Ability to work collaboratively in a team oriented environment
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- Completion of a two year Associates Degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant
- One or more years of Physical Therapy Assistant experience working in Acute Care Hospital/Skilled Nursing setting
- Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
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