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Physical Therapist I

Job ID: 100627 Date posted: February 18, 2020

  • Sharp Coronado Hospital and Hlth
  • Acute PT
  • Physical Therapy Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Part-Time


The Physical Therapist I will work on inpatient, TCU, and Sub-acute Units. Responsibilities include evaluation and treatment of adults and seniors with predominately orthopedic conditions in inpatient hospital, SNF settings, and Sub-acute settings; develop treatment plans, direct and administer care, provide physical therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician, recommend adaptive equipment as necessary upon discharge, and follow Medicare guidelines with documentation.  Assist patients in reaching their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.  Participation in operational aspects of the department, performance improvement activities within the department, and CQI activities.
Sharp is not just San Diego's health care leader; we are 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 at Sharp Coronado Hospital in Coronado, CA, San Diego County
8 hour shifts; Part-time (.5) position to work Day Shift hours; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; weekends as needed 
Anticipated schedule: Tuesday, Thursday (every other), Saturday
Possibility for additional shifts based upon departmental needs.
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Current CA State Physical Therapy license
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team oriented environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent documentation skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of an approved school of Physical Therapy or graduate of accredited college or university with a certificate in Physical Therapy
  • Experience in inpatient or long term care setting
  • Experience with Patient Satisfaction Department Initiatives
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interviews.

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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