Job Description

Physical Therapist - Outpatient Pediatric Therapy - Full Time
Job CategoryTherapies
ScheduleFull time
Shift1 - Day Shift

Join our dynamic, multi-disciplinary Outpatient Pediatric Therapy team at our new and expanded clinic in Central Tucson. 

Tucson Medical Center (TMC) is Tucson’s only non-profit community owned hospital. Employees choose to work at TMC because of our of integrity, community, dedication, and compassion which we show through the exceptional care we provide to our patients and our community. Our passion for caring for the Tucson community has expanded over the last to include community partnerships, new medical specialties, and medical clinics to further provide the care our community deserves.

Why Join Tucson Medical Center?

We don’t only care for our patients, we care for our TMC family too. As a member of our family you can expect to enjoy a wide variety of benefits. In addition to all the benefits you would expect from a leading medical facility (medical, dental, vision, 401K with match) we also provide:

·         Family Style Atmosphere with a Supportive Team 

·         Competitive Pay

·         Career Growth Opportunities

·         Tuition Reimbursement

·         Health and Wellness Coaching

·         Extensive Onsite Gym for $12.00 a Month


Evaluates records and reports on patient progress. Evaluates and treats patients within an acute care hospital or outpatient clinic setting. Diagnoses include patients with neurological, orthopedic, surgical, medical and complex psychosocial conditions.



Administers diagnostic testing procedures to determine the extent of patient’s impairment and prognosis for improvement.

Analyzes testing and other pertinent information to create an individual treatment plan.

Gathers pertinent data from a variety of sources and develops specific goals and plans, re-evaluating and modifying plans periodically and as necessary.

Considers specific patient variables such as overall medical condition, stamina, motivation, etc. in planning treatment programs.

Chooses, fits, and trains patients in the use of appropriate assistive devices, adaptive equipment, or orthotics. 

Prepares electronic documentation as required by the profession and department, such as evaluation results, individualized treatment plans, progress reports and other such reports.

Communicates with medical and allied health personnel regarding patient’s progress, needs and discharge planning.

Documents patient care efficiently, timely, and effectively through electronic communication.

Provides instruction in therapeutic procedures to be continued by the patient, or family/caregiver.

Conducts, or participates in training medical and other personnel in therapy techniques and objectives.

Supervises physical therapy assistants, aides and students, according to department policy and professional standards; delegates treatment and treatment modalities to appropriate personnel.

Coordinates with other service areas to ensure proper patient care.

Engages with colleagues inter/intra departmentally for constant process improvement.

Adheres to TMCH organizational and department-specific safety, confidentiality, values, policies and standards.

Performs related duties as assigned.




EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree required.  Master’s or Doctorate degree preferred.


EXPERIENCE: Acute Therapy: One (1) to two (2) years of acute inpatient or acute rehabilitation experience required.  Will consider appropriate experience acquired during student fieldwork.  Pediatric Therapy:  One (1) year of pediatric experience preferred.  Will consider exceptional new graduate candidates. Adult Outpatient Therapy: One (1) year of adult outpatient therapy experience preferred. Will consider exceptional new graduate with pediatric therapy student rotation experience. 


LICENSURE, OR CERTIFICATION: Licensed Physical Therapist in state of Arizona and Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR prior to employment. Fingerprint Card required in some departments.



  • Knowledge of physical therapy to optimize movement to improve the patient experience and prevent disability following disease or injury.

  • Knowledge of best practices to ensure optimum patient care.

  • Skill in assessing needs and limitations to better assist patients.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

  • Ability to listen and accurately interpret others’ communication or instructions to take appropriate action.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and interpret abstract and concrete variables.

Application Instructions

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