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Physical Therapist Assistant, Physical Therapy, SMH

Job ID 112173 Date Posted 08/31/2021
San Diego, California
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Outpatient Ortho Physical Ther
  • Day Job
  • Part-Time
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Responsibilities
Summary
The Physical Therapy Assistant works 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.
For more than 50 years, Sharp Memorial Rehabilitation Center has provided 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, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.
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 Part-Time position is located at Sharp Memorial – Sports Medicine Department in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
Day Shift 
 
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Completion of a two year Associates degree in PTA Program
  • California Physical Therapy Assistant License
  • Excellent communication skills, problem-solving abilities, self-motivated, attentive to details
  • Must works well with a team
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Experienced in Acute Physical Therapy Department

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