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Providence Health & Services Physical Therapist in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Physical Therapist, (Per Diem/Day Shift) to Providence Little Company Of Mary Torrance Hospital in Torrance, CA.

We are seeking a Physical Therapist

We are looking for a per diem physical therapist to work in the acute care setting to treat patients in all areas of the hospital. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assessment, treatment, education, and establishing and implementing a plan of care to address patient and family needs.

Weekend work will be required and ability to pick up extra weekend shifts preferred. This position would include coverage during vacations and high census periods during the week. Experience or interest in wound care or outpatient also preferred.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Ensure appropriate planning for patient discharge and referral to other services according to agency policy and in compliance with law and regulation. Advise, consult and, when appropriate, instructs family and other agency personnel in patient’s therapy program

  • Attend patient care conferences to ensure coordination of the patients care with other disciplines caring for the patient

  • Ensure confidentiality of all patient information

  • Assume responsibility and accountability for own professional growth and practice. This includes maintaining current licensure and completing all required in service educationParticipate in/conduct in service education, as requestedPromote use of the agency C.A.R.E. methodology in problem solving

  • Follow Core Values for being Financial Prudent


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree from Accredited Physical Therapy Program

  • California State Physical Therapy License

  • BLS/RQI certificate

  • Good working knowledge of general and specialized clinical equipment

  • Ability to perform all physical requirements pertaining to delegated tasks

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work, completes assignments on time

  • Ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative working relationship with patients, families and coworkers

  • Ability to type and use a computer efficiently.

  • Ability to work effectively independently and with a team

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree from Accredited Physical Therapy Program

  • D.P.T. from Accredited Physical Therapy Program

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Physical Therapy

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 242485