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Physical Therapy Aide

Job ID: 97982 Date posted: September 12, 2019

  • SRS Sorrento Mesa
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physical Therapy Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Per Diem

Responsibilities

Summary
The Physical Therapy Aide assists multiple physical therapists in a busy PT gym setting, assisting with patient treatment under the direct supervision of the PT, utilizing modalities and exercise programs for patients with a variety of diagnoses.  Willing to cross train to cover front desk operations, scheduling, co-pay collection, clerical tasks.  Communicates provider delays.  Monitors patient waiting area and manages telephone calls.
We are an energetic multi-disciplinary outpatient physical rehabilitation department treating patients with a variety of pathologies including orthopedic, industrial injuries, neuro, peds, geriatics, etc.  We are dedicated to teamwork, continuing education opportunities and patient care.  We are part of a diverse rehabilitation services department with 8 Physical Therapists and 1 Speech Therapist.
Sharp Rees-Stealy offers a variety of comprehensive rehabilitation services at outpatient clinics throughout San Diego County.  The Sharp Rees-Stealy Rehabilitation Team strives to provide comprehensive, efficient, cost-effective and convenient care. Our emphasis is on individual treatment and patient education for a healthy return to activities with an understanding of injury prevention. Our licensed therapists, national board certified and support staff focuses on the needs of each patient.  We have many board certified therapists and many rehabilitation leaders in their professional communities.  Our care providers are skilled in many areas including manual therapy.
With over 500 primary care and specialty care physicians providing care at 22 facilities throughout the region, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group is one of the largest, most comprehensive medical groups in San Diego County, and is recognized for excellence in patient satisfaction and clinical care. For patient convenience and improved coordination of care, Sharp Rees-Stealy offers services in laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, physical therapy, optical and urgent care within each medical center or nearby.

Location
This position is located Sharp Rees-Stealy - Sorrento Mesa facility in San Diego County
 
Hours
8 hour shifts; Per Diem position to work variable hours; 10:00 am – 7:00 pm; no weekends
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Strong customer service, computer and phone skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • One year Physical Therapy Aide experience or recent related patient care experience
  • Ability to supervise Physical Therapy modalities and exercise programs safely and according to accepted standards
  • Enrollment in or graduation from a pre-physical therapy program
  • Knowledge of medical receptionist duties
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

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SRS Sorrento Mesa
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