PHYSICAL THERAPIST - Outpatient Ortho in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Date Posted: 7/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Scripps is a leader in the use of technology for rehabilitation, incorporating high tech treatment modalities into our inpatient and outpatient therapy programs.
We provide the entire spectrum of inpatient and outpatient physical rehabilitation services, ranging from general rehabilitation care — including physical therapy and speech therapy — to distinctive specialty programs such as our acute inpatient rehabilitation center for stroke, brain and spinal cord injuries; our brain injury day treatment program; a state-of-the-art voice therapy and swallowing therapy center; and a certified sports therapy program used by elite athletes.
Are you a newly licensed Physical Therapist? Apply now, there will be plenty of mentoring provided. There is a wide variety of patient population, from Post-Op to Trauma.

As a member of our Physical Therapy Team, you will provide evaluation, assessment, prognosis, treatment and education as prescribed by qualified medical practitioner in accordance with the Physical Therapy Practice Act and Title 16 requirements.

Full-Time 8 hour DAY shift position working VARIED days - Monday-Friday, including weekend and holidays

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:
  • Licensed as a PT in the State of California
  • BLS from the American Heart Association
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately evaluate, assess and treat physical therapy patients. Experience as a physical therapist in an outpatient orthopaedic setting preferred. Physical therapy manual therapy skills beneficial. Excellent communication skills both in verbal and written form. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited school of Physical Therapy.
  • Working a minimum of 2 weekends a month is a requirement (Some inpatient/acute care shifts).

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Outpatient Ortho experience
  • 1 year experience as a Licensed PT
  • Bilingual/Spanish
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: Outpatient PT, Physical Theapist, Ortho, Outpatient Ortho Physical Therapist