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Physical Therapist I

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 76074 Date posted 09/22/2016
Requisition ID: 76074
  • Facility: Sharp Coronado Hospital & Hlth
  • City: Coronado
  • Department: LTC Physical Therapy
  • Category: Physical Therapy Jobs
  • Job Status: Per Diem
  • Shift: Variable
  • FTE: 0.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
This position is located in Coronado, CA in San Diego County
4 to 8 hour shifts; per diem position to work variable shifts, hours and days of the week; weekends as needed
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 and/or long term care setting
  • Experience with Patient Satisfaction Department Initiatives
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills

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'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.
Essential Physical Requirements include
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Twisting (trunk)
  • Twisting (neck)
  • Bending (waist)
  • Flexing/Extending (neck)
  • Gripping/Grasping
  • Fine Manipulation / Pinching
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Reaching above shoulder level
  • Squatting
  • Kneeling
  • Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling)
  • Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
  • Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
  • Car transfers
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Push/Pull over 100 pounds
  • Carry up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interviews.
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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