Job Description

Payroll Title:
PHYS THER 3 NEX
Department:
FAC PRAC PHYSICAL REHAB
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, Variable, Variable

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#112000 Lead Outpatient Physical Therapist

Filing Deadline: Tue 10/26/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2021/10/flu-vaccination-requirement-for-uc-students,-faculty-and-staff-issued-for-2021-2022.html

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/15/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/26/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Under direction, responsible for leading daily operations of rehabilitation department services areas, including physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. Daily responsibilities include supply ordering, management of patient schedule, daily patient assignments, facilitating use of Assistants, overseeing regulatory compliance issues, and other related lead duties. Implements appropriate policies to ensure quality patient care in the absence of staff due to illness or emergencies. Participates in training and program development and represents the department to the medical and general community. Responsible for 1-2 major projects each year to improve operations of Rehabilitation Services (i.e. Performance Improvement). Demonstrates competence in the UC San Diego Health System Core Values and Leadership Core Competencies. Responsible for delivery of physical therapy services including evaluation and treatment of routine and complex patients.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited school of Physical Therapy approved by the American Medical Association and the American Physical Therapy Association, eligibility for registration by the National Registry of the American Physical Therapy Association.

  • Physical Therapist (PT) - issued by the state of California.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience as a licensed Physical Therapist to include experience treating simple and complex orthopedic and neurological populations including BPPV, MS, ALS, Parkinson’s Disease.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Administrative experience and completing daily tasks to enable clinic functioning.
  • Previous experience in a leadership role where mentoring less experienced staff was required.
  • Ability to run meetings, manage departmental scheduling and documented participation in regulatory affairs.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • May flex and float between sites as needed.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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