Pediatric Physical Therapist

University of California, San Francisco
Mission Bay (SF)

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Code and Payroll Title
007939 PHYS THER 2 EX
Job Summary
The Staff Physical Therapist, the Physical Therapist II, reports to the Clinical Supervisor, Physical Therapy and provides both direct and indirect patient care services.  The P.T. II works primarily with pediatric and adolescent patients from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, although adult and geriatric patients  may also be treated.  Under general direction and upon receipt of written referrals, the P.T. II plans and administers a full range of physical therapy services for patients with a variety of physical and cognitive impairments and disabilities.  Services include patient evaluations using physical therapy tests and measurements, establishment of therapeutic intervention goals and development of therapeutic intervention programs, and implementation of therapeutic intervention plans utilizing physical therapy modalities and procedures.  The Staff Physical Therapist maintains all applicable patient records related to the delivery of patient care services.  While performing job duties, the P.T. II may also supervise support personnel including Registered Physical Therapist Assistants and Rehabilitation Aides as well as P.T. and P.T.A. students.  The Staff P.T. actively participates in departmental and organizational programs, including performance improvement activities, clinical education programs, and inservices and staff development activities.

This position is eligible for a $10,000 Sign-on Bonus!  New employees only.
Req Number
Job Title
Pediatric Physical Therapist
Employee Class
Shift Length
8 Hours
Days, Weekends
Bargaining Unit
University Professional and Technical Employees - Health Care Professionals Unit (UPTE-HX)
Job Category
Allied Health, Rehab Services
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of 12 months experience as a licensed therapist.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to recognize signs of distress.
  • Basic computer skills in word processing and online communication.
  • Possession of good interpersonal, time management, problem solving and self-initiation skills.
  • This position requires flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior physical therapy experience in an academic medical center environment.
  • Prior experience working on an interdisciplinary health provider team.
  • Possession of a degree or certificate in Physical Therapy from an accredited professional educational program.

  • Possession of licensure as a Physical Therapist by the Physical Therapy Board of California
  • CPR from the AHA

Position Type
Full Time
Department Name
Rehabilitative Services - Inpatient
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
About UCSF
At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what’s possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News & World Report – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.
Pride Values
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.
Mission Bay (SF)

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