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Sutter Health Physical Therapist - Per Diem, Day Shift in Los Banos, California

Position Overview:

The Physical Therapist is directly responsible for the initiation and performance of all physical therapy treatment and other rehabilitation services provided to acute care patients. The therapist is responsible for initial evaluations, patient care documentation, physical therapy aide and physical therapy assistant supervision and miscellaneous non-patient care requirements.

Serving Merced County Westside area with 48 care beds, the facility is part of Memorial Hospitals Association and Sutter Health, a not-for-profit organization that exists to maintain and improve the health status of citizens in its geographic area. Memorial Hospital Los Banos provides and promotes effective inpatient and outpatient health care services including 24-hour Emergency Care, Rural Health Clinic, Surgery, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Diagnostics Imaging, and Intensive Care Unit and Physical Therapy.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an approved school of Physical Therapy, BS or MS Degree.

  • Licensed by the State of California as a Physical Therapist.

  • Documented training in: Patient assessment and evaluation is required.

  • Performing and interpreting diagnostic and measurement to assess pathophysiological, patho-mechanical, electrophysiological, ergonomic, and developmental deficits of bodily systems to determine diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and prevention.

  • Planning, administering, and modifying therapeutic interventions that focus on posture, locomotive, strength, endurance cardiopulmonary function, balance, coordination, joint mobility and flexibility, pain, healing, repair and functional abilities in daily living skills.

  • Possess current BCLS provider card or acquired within 12 months of employment.

  • The ability to read, write, hear and verbally communicate in English to the degree necessary to perform the duties of the position is required.

  • Must be able to travel in and out of Merced County. If Memorial Hospital Los Banos' and/or own vehicle used for Memorial Hospital Los Banos business, must posses valid California driver's license and upon request, provide proof of insurance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Membership in the American Physical Therapy Association

  • Membership in the California Physical Therapy Association

Organization: Memorial Hospital Los Banos

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: Yes

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: One Weekend Shift a Month

Schedule: Per Diem

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.