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Physical Therapist Assistant, LTC Physical Therapy, SCOR

Job ID: 99469 Date posted: November 22, 2019

  • Sharp Coronado Hospital and Hlth
  • LTC Physical Therapy
  • Physical Therapy Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Per Diem



The Physical Therapy Assistant will work in Acute, Long Term Care, and Sub-acute units, 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 is not just San Diego's health care leader; we're also the No. 1 integrated healthcare network in California*.  Our dedication to clinical excellence is part of the Sharp Experience, our ongoing commitment to transform health care in San Diego.  Join Sharp Coronado's exciting journey to become the best place to work, practice medicine and receive care.

Sharp Coronado is proud to offer a comprehensive continuum of rehabilitation care.  Services are provided in the following areas: Transitional Care Unit/SNF, Inpatient and Outpatient Rehab.  Opportunities are available for mentoring to learn or enhance skills.

Sharp Coronado Hospital’s Rehabilitation Services Department focuses on healing and wellness.  We help patients return to their highest level of independence after surgery, stroke or serious illness.  Our experienced Rehabilitation Team provides a full spectrum of care, combining medical services, holistic offerings and fitness programs.  Many of our services can be enhanced with healing therapies, such as acupuncture and massage.  Fitness instructors are clinically trained and adapt different types of exercises for all types of physical disabilities.  Staff has a strong work ethic, team approach, passion for service quality and a commitment to patient satisfaction.

From emergency services to a nationally recognized total joint replacement program, Sharp Coronado Hospital is a 204 bed facility that has a long tradition of providing top-quality, comprehensive health care.

Sharp Coronado incorporates many personalized aspects into its care philosophy — including patient empowerment, patient and family education, and a physical environment that promotes healing through complementary therapies such as clinical aromatherapy, massage and Healing Touch. Sharp Coronado Hospital is one of the first five hospitals nationally to be designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.



This position is located in Coronado, CA in San Diego County

8 hour shifts; Per Diem position to work Day Shifts; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; weekends as needed.
Minimum requirements include four shifts every four weeks including one Saturday minimum every four weeks. 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • California Physical Therapy Assistant License
  • CA Physical Therapist Assistant license
  • Valid BLS certificate for Healthcare Providers by the American Heart Association
  • Excellent communication skills, problem-solving abilities, self-motivated, attentive to details
  • Must works well within a team oriented work environment
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • One to three years of Physical Therapist Assistant experience
  • Completion of a two year Associates degree in a Physical Assistant Program
  • Experienced in Acute Physical Therapy Department

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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