At San Joaquin Community Hospital (SJCH) our work is - Not Just a Job. It's a Calling.
Our mission at San Joaquin Community Hospital is to share God's love with our community by providing physical, mental and spiritual healing. In order to provide the best care to our patients, we need to offer the same to each other. The promise to take care of the whole person is one we at SJCH take seriously. We need to take care of the people who take care of people. It's part of our culture. We call it Sacred Work.
SJCH is a full-service, 255 bed, acute-care facility located in downtown Bakersfield, California. SJCH has served Kern County with more than 100 years of dedicated service, and is home to an award-winning chest pain, stroke center, and anchors our state-of-the-art emergency department. SJCH employees receive a generous compensation and benefit package, professional growth opportunities, work/life balance, tuition reimbursement, and much more. Bakersfield boasts a low cost-of-living and is ideally located within two hours of beaches, mountains and world class entertainment.
Summary of Job Duties
The Physical Therapist is a licensed professional who evaluates, treats, and establishes a plan of care for many patients in relation to geriatric, orthopedic, neurologic, pediatric, neonatal, wound care, and medical conditions. They provide Physical Therapy Services guided by physician orders and in accordance with established physical therapy standards and practices to patients who have impairments, functional limitations, disabilities, or changes in physical function and health status resulting from injury, disease or other causes.
Qualifications & Requirements
• Graduate from an accredited school of Physical Therapy; Master's or Doctorate Preferred
• Holds a current and active license by the Board of Physical Therapy of California
• Member of the American Physical Therapy Association (Preferred)
• Must possess Current American Heart Association BLS or American Red Cross Professional Rescuer Certification