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Physical Therapist II - NICU

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 77158 Date posted 11/07/2016
Requisition ID: 77158
  • Facility: Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Acute PT
  • Category: Physical Therapy Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: 8 AM
  • Shift End Time: 4:30 AM
Location
This position is located at Sharp Memorial Hospital in the Acute Rehab Department in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
8 hour shifts; per diem position to work 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; weekends as needed
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Current California Physical Therapist licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Three or more years of experience in pediatric and neonatal aspects of Physical Therapy
  • CCS Paneling certificate is required within six months of hire
  • Must complete Sharp neonatal Training/Competency program
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of an accredited college or university with a degree in Physical Therapy
  • Must have a desire to promote the profession of physical therapy and an eagerness to learn through continuing education

Summary
The Physical Therapist II – NICU will evaluate and treat patients within the Neonatal Intensive Care environment, as a member of the multidisciplinary team, in a manner that is cost-effective and appropriate to the patient's diagnosis, age and culture. He or she will complete all documentation to meet regulatory and financial requirements. A good candidate will demonstrate sound clinical skill and the willingness to learn via external and internal continuing education opportunities. Excellent communication skills are necessary when working with a variety of referring providers, a diverse patient population, and a large clinical staff. The physical therapist will provide cooperative and courteous service to internal and external customers as part of Sharp HealthCare's commitment to customer satisfaction.
We are a dynamic hospital-based Inpatient Rehab Unit. Our physical Therapists appreciate the ability to cultivate their own personal treatment style while providing sound evidence based care.  Sharp HealthCare offers a competitive benefits package for full-time and part-time employees.  We strongly support continuing education and both full-time and part-time employees receive an annual education budget.
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, 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.
Essential Physical Requirements may 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
  • Kneeling
  • Squatting
  • Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling)
  • Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
  • Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
  • Car transfers
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Push/Pull over 100 pounds
  • Carrying up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
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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