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Physical Therapist 8/12/2016

University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers Los Angeles, CA

Company
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
H83811
AJE Ref #
575862549
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Title:
Physical Therapist

UCLA Title:
PHYS THER 2 NEX

Job No.:
H83811

Work Hours:
Mornings

Work Location:
1000 Veteran Ave., Rehabilitation Building

Job Type:
Limited Appt

Duration:
1 yr.

Minimum Salary:
34.40

Maximum Salary:
48.65

Layoff Referral Deadline:


Bargaining Unit:
99



JOB DUTIES:

Use your physical therapy skills to provide evaluation, treatment, and consultation to young children and their families while working within a supportive and innovative play-based program. Services are provided in a classroom environment, individually and in enrichment programs.

To qualify, you should possess these credentials:
* Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program.
* California State PT License.
* At least 2 years experience working with pediatric patients ages birth-5 years.

The skill set of an ideal candidate would also include:
* The ability to work within a transdisciplinary team in a classroom setting.
* The ability to communicate therapeutic goals and educational plans clearly and appropriately (both orally and in writing) to families/caretakers, classroom staff, and professionals of outside agencies.
* Thorough knowledge of normal child development.
* Experience with therapeutic equipment and bracing.
* Flexibility, creativity, passion for small children and an appreciation of the importance of an whole child approach (multi-dimensional) with emphasis on strengths.
* The ability to lift and handle children up to 50 lbs.
* Interest in leading a parent-and me-pool play program.

Limited position with the possibility of becoming career in the future.



JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

1. Minimum of a Bachelor s Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy Program (Master s Degree preferred).
2. Must hold a California State PT License.
3. Minimum 2 years experience with pediatric patients (birth - 5).
4. Knowledge and expertise with therapeutic equipment and bracing.
5. Knowledge of typical child development & implications involved when dealing with children with special needs.
6. Skill in communicating therapeutic goals and objectives to families, the transdisciplinary team, and other professionals.
7. Ability to work within a transdisciplinary team in a classroom setting as well as individually.
9. Posses a demonstrated skill in supervision and ability to communicate clearly (written and orally).
10. Ability to lift/handle/carry children up to 50 lbs.
11. Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding clients or family members status in accordance with HIPPA regulations.

Preferred:

1. Master's degree with advanced training in pediatric area preferred.
2. Experience working in a classroom setting.
3. Experience working within a transdisciplinary team.





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