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STATE HOSPITALS, METROPOLITAN STATE HOSPITAL

Title:  PHYSICAL THERAPIST II
Salary: $4,041.00 - $5,704.00
Posted: 03/12/2009

Job Description:
*YOU MUST HAVE LIST ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY IF YOU ARE NOT A CURRENT OR FORMER STATE EMPLOYEE*

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The Department of State Hospitals, Metropolitan State Hospital is currently accepting applications for permanent full-time Physical Therapist II. Working Title: Physical Therapist II –MEDICAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Incumbents in this class, in conjunction with medical officers, plan and supervise the physical therapy program in a State hospital and coordinate these activities with other instructional programs, train students and technical and nontechnical assistants, assign, supervise, and evaluate their work, and take or recommend appropriate action with respect to their work performance, administer active, passive, and resistive therapeutic exercises and local or general massage, muscle training, and corrective exercises and coordination work, supervise the administration of hydrotherapy treatments, administer various types of electric therapy, including ultraviolet, infrared, diathermy and inductothermy, observe the physical conditions and reactions of clients and report unusual occurrences to medical officers, carry out instructions of the physician in charge of the individual case as to the physical therapy prescribed, attend clinics and keep clinical notes and records and make reports, care for equipment and quarters, and perform other related work.

WHO MAY APPLY:

To be considered for this Job Opportunity, applications must have permanent civil service status, be reachable on an employment list, have transfer eligibility, or have reinstatement eligibility. All interested applicants MUST submit a standard State Application Form (STD 678), with an original signature. Please clearly indicate the position number/working title and the basis of eligibility in the Explanations line item of the STD 678. Appointment is subject to SROA and State surplus policies. Surplus applications, please attach a copy of your surplus letter to the State Application.

*Pre-employment Physical and Background clearance are required.

Candidates who do not submit all of the required documents and/or incomplete applications will be eliminated from the selection process. You MUST indicate the Working Title and Position Number you are applying for and how you qualify (list appointment, transfer, etc.) in the Explanations section on your application or your application WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

If you are applying for more than one recruitment, a separate application is required for each recruitment for which you would like to be considered.

Employees applying for this position who wish to be considered on a transfer basis must meet the minimum qualifications for the classification per DPA Rule 250. You may be required to provide copies of your Training and Development Assignment or out-of-class experience (approved and documented in your department's personnel office), college transcripts or a copy of your college diploma if applicable.

PLEASE NOTE: Possession of minimum qualifications will be VERIFIED FOR ALLL APPLICANTS prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant shall be notified and may be removed from the eligibility list. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be contacted for an interview.

REQUIREMENT: Possession of the legal requirements for the practice of medicine in California as determined by the California Board of Medical Quality Assurance or the California Board of Osteopathic Examiners.

If interested in the position, please mail a completed State application (STD 678) found here to DSH-Metropolitan State Hospital, Attn: Human Resources/Selection Services Unit, 11401 S. Bloomfield Ave, Norwalk, CA 90650. Applications must be received on or USPS postmarked by the final file date of UNTIL FILLED.

*Benefits information may be obtained by going to the California Department of Human Resources website at CalHR and to the California Public Employees' Retirement System website for Health Benefits at CalPERS*

The Department of State Hospitals-Metropolitan State Hospital is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

Once a significant candidate pool is received, an internal cutoff period will be selected

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
PHYSICAL THERAPIST II-Medical Services Department 487 - XXX - 8277 - XXX
Location County
NORWALK LOS ANGELES
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Until Filled http://www.dsh.ca.gov/
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
MEDICAL SERVICES
11401 S BLOOMFIELD AVE
NORWALK, CA 90650
ADELLA DAVIS STERLING
(562) 651-4560

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Notice: If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies. Learn all about it.

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.