PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT - Inpatient in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

Date Posted: 10/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
Join our Mercy Chula Vista Rehab TEAM! We offer a GREAT mentoring program for New Grad Physical Therapist Assistants! It’s a smaller team compared to our other sites, 12-13 Therapists on any day to include all disciplines. Mercy Chula Vista is located just south of San Diego, our vibrant team is dedicated to serving the Spanish-speaking border health community.
The Physical Therapist Assistant/COTA assists in the provision of therapy under the supervision of the Physical Therapist/Occupational Therapist who shall be responsible for the extent, kind and quality of the services provided by the therapist assistant through a continuum of care. This work is performed according to the assistant's licensure/certification, Code of Ethics, Federal/State regulations, JCAHO/UMQC and Care Center policies and procedures. Performs Demonstrates ability to perform competencies as outlined in Rehabilitation Services Competency Assessment tools. Demonstrates age specific care as established for area and job title.
Position is Casual/Per Diem with a VARIED shift - Which includes rotation for coverage on weekends and holidays

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:
•         California Physical Therapist Assistant License
•         BLS American Heart Association
•         Must have variety of problem solving skills
•         Excellent communications skills with internal and external customers
•         Requires working minimum 4 shift per month, to include 2 weekends
Preferred Qualifications:
•         Recent experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant
•         Experience in Acute Care
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.
Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Keywords: PTA, PT Assistant, Physical Therapy Assistant, Acure Care PTA, Hospital, Inpatient