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Physical Therapy Supervisor - Rehab Services-Outpatient (PHYS THER 5)

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

University of California - San Francisco Medical Centers San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, CA
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


Job Title

Physical Therapy Supervisor - Rehab Services-Outpatient (PHYS THER 5)

Job ID


Job Code


Job Family

Professional Support Staff


Mount Zion

Weekly Hours

40 ; 100%

Appointment Type



MZ Rehab Svcs-OP


8-hour Days

Full/Part Time


Union Information

This classification is not represented by a union

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Our legacy of unsurpassed patient care and unceasing mission to integrate high-tech medical research with clinical operations has led to our prestigious standing as one of the top 10 hospitals in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report. As a premier health care institution dedicated to advancing health worldwide, UCSF Medical Center can also be the best place to advance and shape your career.

The medical center's employees are one of the most important reasons why we are recognized as one of the nation's best hospitals. To work at UCSF Medical Center is to be part of an institution that provides the highest caliber of care to patients; a nurturing, dynamic and team-oriented atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.

Department Description

The Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Clinic at UCSF Medical Center offers services to patients of all ages who suffer from movement dysfunction.

Our goal is to help patients recover maximum function.

Job Summary

The Clinical Supervisor (PT) reports to the Assistant Director and serves as the supervisor for Physical Therapy and is directly responsible for evaluating and assuring the quality of work performed by the specific therapy discipline (PT) at the PT Faculty Practice. The Clinical Supervisor is a recognized expert and source of knowledge in a specific therapy discipline and serves as the immediate supervisor of all discipline specific staff and students. The Clinical Supervisor works primarily with adult and geriatric patients from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds and may work with neonate, pediatric or adolescent patients.

Under general supervision and within a specific discipline, the Clinical Supervisor independently performs routine and complex patient evaluations and therapeutic interventions; serves as a consultant to staff, students and other medical professionals in discipline-specific patient evaluations, therapeutic intervention planning or intervention across the array of services provided by the specific discipline; makes recommendations and is responsible for the implementation of any changes in patient care procedures, protocols or programs provided by the specific discipline; conducts annual performance evaluations for supervised rehab staff within the specific therapy discipline; makes recommendations for staffing guidelines and needs related to the specific discipline; and makes recommendations regarding supply and equipment needs of the specific discipline.

While performing job duties, the Clinical Supervisor may also supervise support personnel as allowed by discipline specific State Practice Acts including Therapy Assistants and Rehabilitation Aides as well as students. The PT Supervisor at the Faculty Practice also works with the Department of Physical Therapy, clinical education coordinators, and PT Faculty to support the teaching and research mission of our Learning health system, and support clinical administration for PT Faculty.

The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations is required.

Required Qualifications

* Minimum of one year prior supervisory or leadership experience in clinical management

* Minimum of five years of general patient care experience (including orthopedics, general medicine and neuro across the continuum). Minimum of 150 hours of related clinical and/or professional course work including lecture/lab and a demonstrated commitment to professional development through involvement in professional organizations, Grand Rounds, and independent reading, or equivalent combination of education and experience

* Prior experience as a clinical preceptor and prior experience teaching to a variety of audiences

* Possession of or proven eligibility for licensure as a Physical Therapist by the Physical Therapy Board of California

* Possession of or proven eligibility for CPR certification

* Ability to work a minimum of 30 hours and four days per week

* Proven eligibility and submission of application for a non-paid clinical faculty appointment in the SOM Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

* Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing

* Ability to recognize signs of distress

* Basic computer skills in word processing and on line 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

* Eight years of clinical experience with two years prior supervisory experience

* Ability to work full time, five days per week

* Prior professional clinical experience in an academic medical center environment

* Prior experience working on an interdisciplinary health provider team

* Possession of a degree or certificate in from an accredited educational program in their specific discipline

* Possession of an advanced academic degree in a related area and/or possession of formal

* professional board certification in a clinical specialty area


* Possession of or proven eligibility for licensure as a Physical Therapist by the Physical Therapy Board of California

Living Pride Standards

Service Excellence

* Demonstrates service excellence by following the Everyday PRIDE Guide with the UCSF Medical Center standards and expectations for communication and behavior. These standards and expectations convey specific behavior associated with the Medical Center s values: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence, and provide guidance on how we communicate with patients, visitors, faculty, staff, and students, virtually everyone, every day and with every encounter. These standards include, but are not limited to: personal appearance, acknowledging and greeting all patients and families, introductions using AIDET, managing up, service recovery, managing delays and expectations, phone standards, electronic communication, team work, cultural sensitivity and competency.

* Uses effective communication skills with patients and staff; demonstrates proper telephone techniques and etiquette; acts as an escort to any patient or family member needing directions; shows sensitivity to differences of culture; demonstrates a positive and supportive manner in which patients / families/ colleagues perceive interactions as positive and supportive. Exhibits team work skills to positively acknowledge and recognize other colleagues, and uses personal experiences to model and teach Living PRIDE standards.

* Exhibits tact and professionalism in difficult situations according to PRIDE Values and Practices

* Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to privacy, confidentiality, and security policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI) or other sensitive and personal information.

* Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to safety and infection control policies and procedures.

* Assumes accountability for improving quality metrics associated with department/unit and meeting organizational/departmental targets.

Work Environment

* Keeps working areas neat, orderly and clutter-free, including the hallways. Adheres to cleaning processes and puts things