Physical Therapist
Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland - Oakland, CA

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State License
Physical Therapy License
Job Summary:
The Physical Therapist provides evaluation, planning, and implementation of physical therapy services for patients to facilitate the rehabilitation of neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and neurologic impairments; to restore function, and prevent disability following disease, injury or congenital abnormalities. The person in this position shall provide supervision to physical therapy assistants, aides, interns and students.

This position is in our Sports Medicine Department.

Minimum Requirements:
Valid licensure as a Physical Therapist by the Physical Therapy Board of California. Current BLS required.
Experience: 6-12 months experience preferred. Experience or internship in rehabilitation, pediatrics, and/or acute hospital setting also preferred. Experience in pediatric/youth sports and orthopedic specialty areas preferred.
Skills and Abilities: Strong interpersonal skills, time management, problem solving and self-initiation skills. Concise and effective communication

Physical Requirements:
Sit: Up to 6 hours/day
Stand/Walk: Up to 6 hours
Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours
Reach: Up to 6 hours
Rep Use of UE/Grasp: Up to 6 hrs
Lift/Push/Pull: 25lbs, over 25# with assistance or equipment
This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position.