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Physical Therapist Assistant II, Acute PT, SMH

Job ID: 98745 Date posted: October 16, 2019

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Acute PT
  • Physical Therapy Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time

Responsibilities

Summary

Under the direction of a physical therapist, provides physical therapy care to patients with impaired functional mobility as a result of neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, and/or cardiopulmonary involvement or injury.

Sharp Memorial Rehabilitation Center has provides comprehensive rehabilitation services throughout San Diego County, such as inpatient rehabilitation following catastrophic strokes, brain injuries and spinal cord injuries; outpatient rehabilitation for neurological concerns, sprains, strains and injuries; and specialty therapy services for problems related to balance, speech, lymphedema and chronic pain.  Our rehabilitation team has witnessed first-hand the triumphs that people achieve in the face of adversity.  Their courage reinforces the passion we feel for the work we do, and drives us to provide the best outcomes for our patients.

The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) has awarded Sharp Memorial Rehabilitation Center with a special designation for the rehabilitation of patients with brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke and general rehabilitation designations.

Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds.  Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, this hospital offers the latest in medical technology.

Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.


Location

This position is located at Sharp Memorial, Acute Physical Therapy Department in Serra Mesa.

 

Hours

10 hour shifts; Full-time position to work Day Shift hours; 7:30 am - 6:00 pm; weekends as needed; will be required to work on weekend day per week

 

Required Skills and Qualifications

 

  • Valid CA Physical Therapy Assistant license
  • BLS for HealthCare Provider by the American Heart Association
  • Excellent communication skills, problem-solving abilities, self-motivated and attentive to details
  • Must work well within a team oriented environment 

 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

 

  • Completion of two (2) year Associates degree in PTA Program
  • Experience in Acute Physical Therapy 

 

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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