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PHYSICAL THERAPIST (2088)

at Glendale Unified School District

Pay: $83374.32 to $111729.48/year
Salary : $6,947.86 - $9,310.79 Monthly
Posted: 9/30/2019
Job Reference #: 2303055

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Overall Job Objective

Job Title:PHYSICAL THERAPIST (2088)
Opening Date/Time: Fri. 12/21/18 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$6,947.86 - $9,310.79 Monthly
Job Type:OPEN COMPETITIVE (Classified Management)
Location:Administration Center/Various, California
Department:Special Education
 
Assignments are 10 months per year and 8 hours per day.

Provides educationally related physical therapy services to students, aged 3 to 22 years, with various disabilities according to the students' Individualized Education Program (IEP).  The Physical Therapist participates as a member of the educational team; provides assessment, consultation, and direct physical therapy to students within educational, developmental, and functional parameters; and develops and implements physical therapy intervention plans.
 Examples of Duties:
Note: A more complete list of requirements, duties and responsibilities for this classification can be found on our web site at www.gusd.net > Departments: Human Resources > Classified Job Descriptions

Prepares and maintains records and reports as required for compliance with various state, federal, and administrative regulations.
Conducts physical therapy assessments of students using a variety of methods and tools.
Recommends appropriate therapy to help students meet their educational goals.
Provides physical therapy services to students according to IEP or 504 plans.
Monitors the individual physical therapy plans of students on a regular basis.
Develops a therapy intervention plan that supports the IEP goals, objectives, and outcomes, and implements this plan in appropriate settings and curricula.
Attends IEP team meetings and coordinates the implementation of goals/outcomes with the IEP team.
Documents findings, actions taken, and/or recommendations made regarding areas of services and maintains records as required by the department and identified by program needs.
Assists in the development of student's transition plans, programs and goals.
Provides in-service training to District staff regarding physical therapy services.
Continues to learn and remains updated on new developments and standards of practice within the field of physical therapy.
 Employment Standards:
Minimum Requirements:
Education:
Any combination equivalent to:  Graduation from a physical therapy program accredited by the American Medical Association.  Experience in physical therapy with children with disabilities in a school setting is preferred.  Some experience working as a member of a multi-disciplinary team including working collaboratively with families.
License/Certificate Requirement:
First Aid and CPR certification.
Possession of a valid California Physical Therapist License.
A position in this classification requires the use of personal transportation, and the possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License.  Ability to be insured at standard vehicle liability and property damage insurance rates and maintain insurability.

Desirable: Written and oral proficiency in a second language.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Environment:
Work is performed primarily in a school setting.
Physical:  Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in a school setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to safely assist in student positioning; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.
Vision:
See in the normal visual range with or without correction.
Hearing:
Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
 Examination Process:
To apply: Visit www.gusd.net > Departments: Human Resources > Current Employment Opportunities > Classified Opportunities

Hiring for this position is on as-needed basis and could occur at anytime during a school year. There is no regular exam or hiring schedule. A review of applicants' experience and qualifications is conducted periodically. Based on that evaluation, a limited number of applicants whose qualifications best meet the current needs of the District will be invited to participate in the next step of the examination process. The examination utilizes Assessment Center techniques, which will include a technical interview.
Interested individuals who meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible in order to be included in the next group to be reviewed. Applications older than one year are not reviewed anymore. Applicants who are qualified and interested in pursuing potential opportunities may re-submit their applications.

Applicants who wish to have updated information on their application status or on the current hiring needs for this classification, may call the Classified Human Resources Office at (818) 241-3111, Ext. 1256.

Notifications are sent to all candidates whose applications have been reviewed up to that point.

 
GUSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer who serves a diverse community.