Job Description

Payroll Title:
PHYS THER AST 1
Department:
REHABILITATION SERVICES
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 Hour Shifts, Monday-Friday with weekend rotation

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#117219 Physical Therapist Assistant - Hillcrest

Extended Deadline: Thu 9/29/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 07/05/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 07/14/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

The Physical Therapist Assistant provides physical therapy treatments to a variety of diagnoses following therapy procedures, protocols, and programs. Communicates effectively with a primary therapist and works under general supervision. Provides physical therapy treatments to a variety of diagnoses following therapy procedures, protocols, and programs.

The Physical Therapist Assistant will assist with inventory control, clinic maintenance, and organization. Completes required documentation and communicates patient information across the continuum of care. Demonstrates competence in the UCSD Medical Center core values.

Depending on the experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the Physical Therapist Assistant I or II level.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) issued by the state of California.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Possesses the ability to treat patients, follow an established plan of care and performvarious physical therapy treatments appropriate to acute care.

  • Ability to determine expected outcomes throughout the continuum of therapeutic intervention.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing and be able to articulate complex ideas for all levels of audiences.

  • Be a self-starter who is accountable and requires minimal direction and supervision; a person who is open to new ideas; and a creative and flexible individual who is comfortable working in a large, complex organization.

  • Possess the personal characteristics of professionalism, credibility, commitment to high standards, innovation, discriminating judgment, and accountability.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One (1+) or more years of relevant experience.
  • Inpatient hospital experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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Application Instructions

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