Tri-City Medical Center

PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT

ID
2022-10475
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
varies, weekend and holiday requirement, inpatient/outpatient
Cost Center/Dept
7772 - OP Physical Therapy

Job Locations

US-CA-Oceanside

Overview

Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.

 

Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.

 

Position Summary:

Implements treatment plan as established by primary physical therapist for pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric populations with various diagnoses.  Maintains professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined in department expectations and professional organizations, including meeting productivity requirements, maintaining professional development, and maintaining continuing educational requirements in order to provide up-to-date treatment methods. Possesses knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient population. 

 

 

Major Position Responsibilities:

The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.

  • Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements.
  • Implements treatment plan for pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric populations with various diagnoses. 
  • Maintains professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined in department expectations and professional organizations, including meeting productivity requirements, maintaining professional development, and maintaining continuing educational requirements in order to provide up-to-date assessment and treatment methods. 
  • Possesses knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient population.
  • Provides education to patients, families, caregivers and other health professionals.  Assists in the supervision of other staff members, students, and volunteers, as appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year of overall experience, preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year Home Health experience, preferred (Home Health department only)
  • Experience with aquatic therapy, highly desirable (Wellness Center positions only)

Licenses:

  • Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Physical Therapy Board of California required.
  • Current CA Driver’s License and auto insurance, required (Home health only)

Certifications:

  • Current BLS required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider

 

Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.

 

**To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**

 

TCHD 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 a disability.

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