To assist in the efficient discharge of duties of a licensed Physical Therapist, with the responsibilities as defined below.
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required.Further education relative to the health sciences preferred.Minimum Experience/Knowledge:â¢Be able to follow oral and written instructions to effectively communicate with patients, Physical Therapists and other departments within the hospital.â¢Be able to relate to supervising therapist any problems with patients, department operations or problems from other areas.â¢Capable of reading the policy and procedure manual and understanding the information that relates to listed job duties as well as general information available for all employees of the hospital.â¢Capable of demonstrating compliance with safety, hazardous waste and infection control procedures.â¢Utilizes proper body mechanics with patients in order to prevent injury to the patient or to self.â¢Capable of working assigned shifts, overtime when approved and weekends if requested.â¢Adheres to all hospital and departmental policies and procedures, including annual updates of emergency proceduresâ¢Minimum of one year experience in a Physical Therapy Department working in an aide position, utilizing modalities as indicated in the Major Functions, Duties and Responsibilities area. Required License/Certification:Current certification in BLS for Healthcare Provider by the American Heart Association. As part of Keck Medicine of USC, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is the only community hospital in the Foothills area of Los Angeles backed by an academic medical center. With its 40-year legacy of personalized care from expert physicians, experience nurses and a dedicated staff the community has come to know and trust, USCâVHH brings patients the latest medical advancements and 24/7 emergency services. Join this world-class team providing highly-specialized care, up-to-the-minute research and innovative clinical trials.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.