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Physical Therapist II

Job ID 80718 Date posted 10/03/2017
  • Facility: Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Physical Therapy
  • Category: Physical Therapy Jobs
  • Job Status: Per Diem
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 0.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
Location
This position is located at Sharp Memorial Rehabilitation Center Sports Medicine Physical Therapy in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
8 hour shifts; per diem position to work variable day shift hours; no weekends
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of an accredited college or university with a degree in Physical Therapy
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Current California Physical Therapy Licensure
  • Two or more years of orthopedic outpatient experience as a Physical Therapist
  • Sound manual therapy skills are a must when working with a complex outpatient orthopedic population
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Must have desire to promote the profession of physical therapy and an eagerness to learn through continuing education

Summary
The Physical Therapist will evaluate and treat patients within their scope of practice 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 outpatient orthopedic clinic.  We evaluate and treat patients referred to us from Primary Care Physicians, dentists, and orthopedic surgeons.  Our patients come from a variety of backgrounds and range from the competitive younger athlete to the active middle aged/older adult.  Common diagnoses include lumbar and cervical spine injury, the post-surgical knee and shoulder, SIJ dysfunction, shoulder impingement, lower quarter biomechanical injury, and TMJ dysfunction.  Our physical therapists appreciate the ability to cultivate their own personal treatment style while providing sound evidence-based care.  Sharp HealthCare offers a very competitive benefits package for full time and part time employees. We strongly support continuing education, and both full and part time employees receive an annual education budget.
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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