Physical Therapist Job Opening

Physical Therapist

Utah State University

Logan, Utah
Category: Physical Therapist


Job Description:

The Up to 3 Early Intervention program in the Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah State University and is an in home pediatric program in northern Utah which strives to provide quality, evidence-based therapy services in a nurturing & supportive natural environment.

We are looking for a dynamic, creative and committed Physical Therapist to join our interdisciplinary therapy team comprised of speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, behavior analysts, child development specialists, behavior technicians, vision and hearing therapists as well as autism specialists. This position entails a flexible work schedule, providing individual services to children age birth to 3 years of age with varying abilities.



  • Administer evaluations and assessments to help determine eligibility
  • Develop individualized service plans as part of a child’s team
  • Provide 1:1 therapy in the natural environment (often a the child’s home)
  • Provide parent education and training
  • Collaborate with other disciplines as needed/requested to ensure quality of care
  • Conduct assessments (initial, on-going, and discharge) in conjunction with appropriate team members
  • Adhere to university travel and driving policies


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have valid Utah Physical Therapy license.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Maintenance of appropriate professional affiliation(s) needed to supervise undergraduate and graduate students during practicum, student teaching, and internships.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have a reliable car, proof of auto insurance and a valid driver's license.
  • Proof of immunization records and TB required.
  • CPR certification is required.
  • Desirable candidates must have a strong work ethic, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work well as part of a team,

Preferred Requirements:

  • Previous pediatric treatment experience
  • Multilingual ability
  • Baby Watch Early Intervention Credential

Physical Requirements:

  • Therapy activities may require playing on the floor or settings where the furniture is child size
  • Careful attention to the safety of the client and surroundings is required
  • Sudden and quick movements may be required
  • Walking, sitting, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, twisting, reaching above head, bending and lifting up to 25 pounds
  • Sustained physical activity may be required for up to 60 minutes

Core Characteristics:
  • Able to take initiative
  • Action oriented
  • Technical learning
  • Commitment to ethical behavior
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Strong work ethic
  • Commitment to the improvement of USU programs
  • Self-motivated
  • Manage multiple tasks quickly and efficiently
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Decision making

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:
1. Resume to be uploaded to the applicant profile
2. Cover Letter

Please do not attach cover letter; you will be instructed to copy and paste your cover letter in the application.

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**