• Physical Therapist

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Per Diem
    Acute Inpatient Physical Therapy
    Hours / Pay Period
    California Hospital Medical Center
    Standard Hours
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Founded in 1887, Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Angeles. The hospital offers a full complement of services including a Level II trauma center, the Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health, obstetrics and pediatric services, and comprehensive cardiac and surgical services. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/californiahospital for more information.


    Position Summary:

    All employees are expected to perform their duties in alignment with the vision and values of the organization. The person doing this job is responsible for a variety of tasks that lead to a high level of customer satisfaction in the most cost effective manner. Under the general guidance of the Rehab Director,administers patient evaluations, plans and implements patient treatment proficiently for all assigned patient diagnoses.




    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Minimum one year experience as a Physical Therapist in a hospital setting is preferred
    • Bachelors,Masters or Doctorate Degree from a Physical Therapy institution accredited by the APTA.  
    • Current California Physical Therapy license or eligible for same,
    • Current BLS certification. 


    Must demonstrates the following skills:

    • Exceptional time management skills in performing all assigned tasks.
    • Sound judgment in clinical decision making. 
    • Strong leadership, initiative and ability to assume responsibility
    • Proficiency in all PT skills; demonstrates one or more areas of well-developed clinical expertise that is used regularly in assigned area; demonstrates current continuing education in specialty area.


    CCS paneled physical therapist will be responsible for treating any pediatric patient with CCS insurance, or supervising any therapist treating such a patient.


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