Physical Therapist I
Job ID: 94192 Date posted: March 02, 2019
- Sharp Memorial Hospital
- Acute PT
- Physical Therapy Jobs
- Day Job
- Per Diem
The Physical Therapist I evaluates, plans, directs and administers physical therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. Assists patients in reaching their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. Participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department, and participates in CQI activities when requested.
Sharp Memorial Rehabilitation Center 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, person centered care and consists of 368 beds. Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, thi 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.
This position will be located at Sharp Memorial Hospital’s Acute Physical Therapy Department in the community of Serra Mesa, San Diego County
8 hour shifts; per diem position to work 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; weekends as needed
- Current CA State Physical Therapy license
- Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
- Excellent communication skills and problem-solving skills
- Skills to work collaboratively within a team environment
- Graduate of an approved school of Physical Therapy or graduate of accredited college or university with a certificate in Physical Therapy
- One or more years of Acute PT experience
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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