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Physical Therapist II

Job ID: 97734 Date posted: August 29, 2019

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Acute PT
  • Physical Therapy Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time

Responsibilities

Summary

The Physical Therapist II will provide full-time Physical Therapy coverage at the Veterans Home adjacent to our main hospital. The Veterans Home is a Skilled Nursing, Independent Living and Assisted Living facility.

The Physical Therapist II will evaluate and treat patients within their scope of practice in a manner that is cost-effective and appropriate to the patient's diagnosis, age and culture.  Will complete all documentation to meet regulatory and financial requirements.  A good candidate will demonstrate sound clinical skill and the willingness to learn via external and internal continuing education opportunities.  The physical therapist will provide cooperative and courteous service to internal and external customers as part of Sharp HealthCare's commitment to customer satisfaction.

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.

Location:

This position is located in Chula Vista, CA in San Diego County

 
Hours:

8-hour shifts; Full-time Day Shift position; 8:00 am – 4:30 pm; weekends as needed

Will primarily cover the Physical Therapy needs at the Veteran's Home, adjacent to the hospital.

 
Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • 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 by the American Heart Association
  • Two or more years of experience as a Physical Therapist
  • Experience working in an Acute Care/Skilled Nursing setting.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive problem-solving abilities/skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications.
  • Experience in an Out-Patient/Home Health setting an asset
  • 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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