Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Physical Therapist in San Diego, California

Job Description

Physical Therapist

Job Category: Technical & Professional

Department: Physical Therapy - Main Center

Facility: Main Campus - Serra Mesa

Schedule: Casual - Full Time - Benefits Eligible

Shift: Days

Hours: Varies

Req Number: 50155

Job Details:

This is a Casual postion with an anticipated end date of 8/31/1208.


Independently evaluates the movement ability of patients through the administration, interpretation of standardized tests, clinical observation and patient/family interview. Creates individualized treatment plans and home exercise programs and provides patient/family training. Develops and implements innovative and specific treatment plans to maximize the patient's functional potential or return to previous level of functioning, based on clinical findings. Consults with medical team and allied health professionals and documents all pertinent clinical findings to render a comprehensive, family-based or individual intervention plan.


Master's Degree in Physical Therapy; Bachelor's degree, if graduated prior to 2000

Current California license in PT, or eligible if new grad or licensed in another state

Current BLS/CPR certification for Health Care Providers issued by the American Heart Association

Valid California Driver License and Auto Isurance required when applicable

Ability and experience working independently, using critical thinking skills and processes to arrive at

objective, strategic, results-oriented decisions within the context of patient care and department,

division and organizational priorities


Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy (DPT)

Specialty certification in pediatrics or orthopedics

Two years of experience