Physical Therapist III, IV - Kauai District, Island of Kauai
- Salary* and Job Summary:
Physical Therapist IV
$4,673.00 - $5,355.00 Monthly
As a highly independent and competent worker, provides an array of physical therapy services to identify motor problems and physical barriers that impact progress and participation in the educational setting. Completes assessments, analyzes environment, draws conclusions, and implements interventions. Monitors student response to interventions and modifies as needed. Focuses on student outcomes and performance in connection with educational standards, policies and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned.
Physical Therapist III
$4,299.00 - $4,926.00 Monthly
As the first level independent worker under general supervision, performs physical therapy assessments, prepares and provides an array of professional physical therapy services so students may benefit from their education; and performs other related duties as assigned.
(* = includes a shortage differential)
NOTE: Department of Education employees will be placed on the salary range in accordance with Department regulations. All new external applicants will be placed on the initial step of the salary range. However, placement above the initial step of the salary range will be based on special characteristics and critical needs of the position, an applicant's exceptional qualifications, the availability of funds, and other relevant factors. Such appointments require prior approval.
- Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Applicants must meet the requirements as of the date of application, unless otherwise specified.
Graduation from an accredited physical therapy program, which at the time of graduation was accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), its predecessor organization, or its successor organization; or in the case of a foreign-trained person, a credentials evaluation report from an agency recognized by the appropriate licensing agency of the State of Hawaii, indicating successful completion of an education program that has been determined to be equivalent to an accredited physical therapy program.
Physical Therapy Experience Requirement
No experience required for Physical Therapist III. For Physical Therapist IV, one (1) year of professional experience as a Physical Therapist that equipped the applicant with a full professional understanding of the theories of prevention and treatment of physical disability or disease by physical therapy and their proper application by use of physical measures, activities and devices for preventive and therapeutic purposes which are appropriate to the patient's physical and psychological condition.
Certification & License Requirements
- Applicants must have passed the National Physical Therapy Examination for Physical Therapists at the time of application; and
- Applicants must possess a valid license to practice as a Physical Therapist in the State of Hawaii at the time of appointment; and
- Applicants must possess a current valid driver's license.
Some positions require the ability to lift and carry up to 45 pounds.
- Employment Opportunities in Temporary Positions
Some vacant positions may be temporary. Temporary positions may be extended year to year, dependent upon funding and departmental needs. Making yourself available for temporary positions increases your employment possibilities and may lead to permanent opportunities. A person hired for a temporary position may also become a temporary employee upon satisfactory completion of the initial probation period of at least six months. Once a temporary employee, you would be eligible to apply for promotion and transfer opportunities to permanent as well as other temporary positions. You may also enjoy other rights and benefits as afforded to an employee in a permanent position, with the exception of return rights and placement rights associated with a reduction-in-force.