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Director Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Program

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 886765 Date posted: 07/22/2020
Directs, plans, organizes and supervises the ongoing development, evaluation, and operation of the Physical Therapy Residency Program in Advanced Orthopedic Manual Therapy and perform other related duties as required.

Essential Functions:

- Develops, implements, and monitors a cost-effective and quality program that meets the goals of the Physical Therapy Fellowship Program for advanced training of graduate physical therapists.
- Develops and insures compliance to the programs philosophy, goals, and objectives and strategic priorities of Kaiser Permanente.
- Develops and presents the budget proposals to the appropriate funding bodies, regional and Hayward administration.
- Monitors fiscal activities of the program.
- Works with the Regional Physical Therapy Directors in the establishment and implementation of regional standards of practice in musculoskeletal care.
- Develops and implements a mechanism for formal and informal affiliations with major universities in obtaining educational resources and a graduate degree for mentees/fellows in training in the program.
- Organizes, coordinates, recommends revisions, and directs program design, including program implementation, integration of teaching responsibilities, design and organization of course syllabus, acquisition and provision of teaching materials, program evaluation and program scheduling.
- Establishes and coordinates clinical work and organization of the Physical Therapy mentees/fellows in training with directors of sponsoring Physical Therapy departments.
- Organizes, plans, and implements regional Physical Therapy continuing education courses for rehabilitation providers related to musculoskeletal patient care.
- Develops and implements mechanism for establishing and reviewing the performance level of the program personnel.
- Supervises the data collection and statistical analysis in the areas of cost analysis, clinical performance of mentee/fellows in training and patient care.
- Directs and evaluates on an ongoing, performance of professional personnel, instructional personnel, residents, and supportive personnel.
- Insures that the program meets the credentialing requirements of the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE).

- Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum five (5) years of supervisory/management experience.
- Minimum three (3) years of clinical experience.
- Minimum three (3) years of clinical teaching experience.
- Graduate of a Physical Therapy curriculum approved by the APTA.
License, Certification, Registration
- Licensed as PT by Board of Medical Examiners, State of California, or obtain State of California license prior to employment start date.
- Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.
Additional Requirements:
- Working knowledge of orthopedic physical therapy.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Clinical doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) or doctorate in a related science, education or administration field.

Primary Location: California,Oakland,1950 Franklin 1950 Franklin Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Rehab Services Department: T & E PT Fellowship Program Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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Rehab Services Careers

In an effort to increase our collective knowledge and deliver higher-quality, more informed care, we encourage dialogue and collaboration across the care delivery spectrum. Our rehab department includes professionals in audiology, respiratory care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, and much more.

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