The Physical Therapy Aide will assist multiple physical therapists in a busy PT gym setting. Assist with patient treatment under the direct supervision of the Physical Therapist, 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. Will follow the Sharp behavior standards.
We are an energetic multi-disciplinary outpatient physical rehabilitation department treating patients with a variety of pathologies including orthopedic, industrial injuries, neuro, pediatrics, geriatric, etc. We are dedicated to teamwork, continuing education opportunities and patient care. We are part of a diverse rehabilitation services department with both Physical Therapists and Speech Therapists.
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
This is a float position to primarily work at Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Center - Rehab Support Services in San Diego County; As a float position, you will be required to work at multiple Sharp Rees-Stealy medical facilities as needed.
8 hour shifts; Per Diem position to work variable shifts, hours and days of the week; Physical Therapy Department hours of operation are 6:00 am - 7:00 pm; no weekends
Required Skills and Qualifications
- High School diploma or equivalent
- Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers by the American Heart Association
- Ability to supervise Physical Therapy modalities and exercise programs safely and according to accepted standards
- Medical Terminology
- Excellent customer service skills
- Clear and concise communication skills and professional telephone skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- One year Physical Therapy Aide experience or related patient care experience
- Enrollment in or graduation from a pre-physical therapy program
- Completion of medical receptionist training program or equivalent medial office training/experience
- Computer experience
- Bilingual (English/Spanish)
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.