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Physical Therapy Specialist I

Job ID: 110105 Date posted: June 01, 2021

  • SRS Central Downtown
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physical Therapy Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Per Diem



The Physical Therapist Spec I, evaluates, plans, directs and administers physical therapy treatment under the prescription of a licensed physician.  Assists patients in reaching their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.  Will assist the supervisor as a resource for the professional development of the physical therapy department.  Will participate in continuing education to further professional development.  Will be available for formal and informal consultation from senior staff therapists.  Participates in operational aspects of the department/clinic as needed when requested.  Will assist the supervisors in the administration of the physical therapy department/clinic if needed.

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 rehabilitation leaders in their professional communities.  Our care providers are skilled in many areas including Speech Therapy and Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy for Pediatric Rehabilitation.

With over 580 primary care and specialty care physicians providing care at 21 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

Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Center – Downtown – San Diego, CA
8 hr shifts; Per Diem position to work Variable Day Shift schedule; may include occasional weekends
Temporary position to cover for leaves; approximately 4 to 6 months; position to begin July and August 2021
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy or equivalent
  • CA State license in Physical Therapy
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers by the American Heart Association
  • Proactive problem-solving skills and time management skills
  • Effective customer service driven communications skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy or Doctorate of Physical Therapy
  • Neurologic rehabilitation experience is a plus.
  • 1 to 5 years of clinical experience in all aspects of Physical Therapy
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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