Physical Therapist II
Job ID: 97094 Date posted: July 27, 2019
- Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
- Acute PT
- Physical Therapy Jobs
- Day Job
We have an In-Patient and Out-Patient Rehab team consisting of 30 total employees. We are looking for someone who has experience in Acute Care/Skilled Nursing setting. We see a good mix of diagnoses including Ortho, Neuro and general medical patients. 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. An opportunity exists to work in all of the above settings for qualified candidates, but the primary position will be at the Acute Care Hospital and adjacent Skilled Nursing Unit.
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 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
- Graduate of an approved professional school or graduate of an accredited college or university with a certificate in Physical Therapy
- Current California Physical Therapy licensure
- Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
- Two or more years of experience as a Physical Therapist
- Experience in working in Acute Care Hospital/Skilled Nursing setting; In addition, there is an opportunity to work in Out-Patient Sports Medicine clinic.
- Excellent communication skills, problem-solving abilities skills
- Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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