PHYSICAL THERAPIST I/II/III

  • Fresno County
  • 2220 Tulare St., Fresno, California
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Public Health

Job Description

Position Description Monthly Salary :
Physical Therapist I: $5,457.00 - $6,983.00
Physical Therapist II: $5,774.00 - $7,384.00
Physical Therapist III: $6,768.00 - $8,658.00

APPLY IMMEDIATELY AS THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY
The Fresno County Department of Public Health has an excellent career opportunity available for the position of Physical Therapist I/II/III. If you are a licensed Physical Therapist interested in working as part of the Medical Therapy Program within California Children's Services, we encourage you to apply. The California Children's Services Medical Therapy Program provides physical therapy, occupational therapy and medical therapy conference services for children who have handicapping conditions, generally due to neurological or musculoskeletal disorders.

Physical Therapists are responsible for planning and performing physical therapy for neurologically and physically impaired clients at California Children's Services Medical Therapy Unit sites, which are located in local public schools. Incumbents are primarily responsible for providing rehabilitative therapy focused on gross motor activities to clients who are physically or neurologically impaired by illness, injury, or genetic impairment. Incumbents may assist clients by developing or improving physical skills; restoring muscle function; maintaining maximum performance within the client's capabilities; and improving the level of self-care and productivity.

Please note : The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill both extra-help and permanently allocated positions. Individuals selected for extra-help appointment may be transitioned to a permanently allocated position at a later date as authorized by the Fresno County Personnel Rules.

Positions in this classification are in Medical Group III - Heavy Physical Activity (Personnel Rule 8). This group includes positions which require heavy physical effort using arms, legs, back and trunk in frequent lifting, pushing, or pulling objects weighing (or offering resistance equivalent to) over 25 pounds. Generally, considerable bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, as well as standing and walking are involved. Physical stamina is usually required and explosive strength using bursts of energy may be required, depending upon specific position assignments.

Eligible candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Samples of Duties Please click the links below to review the Samples of Duties for each level.

Physical Therapist I

Physical Therapist II

Physical Therapist III
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Please click the links below to review the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for each level.

Physical Therapist I

Physical Therapist II

Physical Therapist III
Minimum Qualifications Physical Therapist I
License : Possession of a valid license as a Physical Therapist issued by the State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs, Physical Therapy Board of California.

Possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent.

Physical Therapist II
Experience : One (1) year of full-time, paid work experience as a Licensed Physical Therapist.

License : Possession of a valid license as a Physical Therapist issued by the State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs, Physical Therapy Board of California.

Possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent.

Physical Therapist III
Experience : Two (2) years of full-time, paid work experience as a Licensed Physical Therapist.

License : Possession of a valid license as a Physical Therapist issued by the State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs, Physical Therapy Board of California.

Possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent.

TO PREVENT THE DISQUALIFICATION OF YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE NOTE :

  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and filing requirements for this position by the filing deadline.
  • Valid CA Physical Therapist license number and driver's license number must be listed on your application. Failure to provide these numbers within the job application will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • A completed Fresno County employment application is required (must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline).
  • Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of a completed application.
  • Please fully list your education/work experience, including current position. Failure to list current, complete, and accurate education/work experience within the job application (including employment with the County of Fresno) will result in the disqualification of your application.


SELECTION PROCESS :

Depending upon the number of applications meeting the minimum qualifications and filing requirements, applicants may be scheduled for one or more of the processes listed below:
  • Oral Examination - An oral examination includes a panel consisting of at least two members within a similar field of expertise as the vacancy. Candidates are asked structured questions and must respond orally to allow the panel to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant.
    • If required, the oral examination will be administered in an online format via the Spark Hire interview platform.
  • Certify Without Examination - In instances where the number of eligible candidates is less than or equal to the number of qualified applicants the Department is entitled to receive under Personnel Rule 4212, the competitive examination process will be waived and the names will be certified without an examination.

Successful candidates will be placed on an employment list, effective for a minimum of 3 months (may be extended up to an additional 12 months), and certified in final rank order as vacancies occur.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS :

  • Fresno County Employment Application (must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline)
  • Supplemental Questionnaire
Please note : All required application materials must be received online by the closing date and time of this recruitment. Applications submitted via U.S. mail, in person, email or fax will not be accepted. Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of a completed application.

HOW TO APPLY :

Applications for this recruitment must be submitted online only. An online application may be found at: fresnocountyjobs.com .

Open Job Information Flyer and click "Apply" to begin the online application process. Failure to complete the job application or failure to follow the application instructions (such as the formatting of education or work experience) will result in the disqualification of the applicant. Amendments will not be accepted after the filing deadline.

Once the filing deadline has passed, you may check the status of this recruitment at any time by logging on to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/Index/fresnoca .

Please be advised that it is the applicant's responsibility to notify Human Resources of any mailing address and telephone number changes. Notices sent via U.S. mail from Human Resources are not forwarded ("Return Service" is requested, therefore mail will not be sent to a forwarding address).

For the safety of our employees the County of Fresno complies with all Federal, State and Local Orders related to COVID-19, including Cal OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards.

The County of Fresno is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Fresno County to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factor.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS - The County of Fresno is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, examination or selection process may contact Human Resources at (559) 600-1830 at least five days prior to the scheduled date of deadline.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Analyst: Samantha Her


Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Special Instructions

Continuous

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)

No

Job Address

2220 Tulare St., Fresno, California 93721 United States View Map