PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

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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.
 
Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas has served the growing communities of San Diego’s coastal North County since 1978. We offer a full range of clinical and surgical services, including North County’s first Primary Stroke Center, a regionally recognized brain injury program, state-of-the-art imaging center, 24-hour emergency room care and award-winning OB-GYN, and maternal health and infant health services.
 
Join a winning team supporting the Inpatient Physical Therapy Department as a Physical Therapist Assistant at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. Receive mentorship and guidance from our experienced Physical Therapists and gain exposure to a variety of different cases from in-patient rehab to out-patient neurology. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with a thirst for knowledge looking to help our team provide world class patient care.
 
The Physical Therapist Assistant assists in the provision of therapy under the supervision of the Physical Therapist who shall be responsible for the extent, kind, and quality of the services provided by the therapist assistant through a continuum of care. The work is performed according to the assistant's licensure/certification, Code of Ethics, Federal/State regulations, JCAHO/UMQC and Care Center policies and procedures. The Physical Therapist Assistant demonstrates the ability to perform competencies as outlined in the Rehabilitation Services Competency Assessment tools and demonstrates age specific care as established for area and job title.
 
This position is full-time (80 hours per pay period) and located at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas.

Job Requirements

Required Certification/Registration/Education: Current Physical Therapist Assistant license for State of California. Current BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association.
 
Required Experience/Specialized Skills/Qualifications: Must have problem solving skills. Excellent communications skills. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
 
Preferred Experience/Qualifications: Recent PTA work experience preferred. Inpatient/Acute Care experience.

 
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, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.