Pediatric Physical Therapist

Job Posted 8/4/2022
The Family Partnership
414 S 8th St
Minneapolis, MN 55414
United States
Category Jobs
Application Closing Date
$28.00 to $29.00 Per Hour
Job Description

The Family Partnership is seeking a Pediatric Physical Therapist to provide direct therapy services for multiple preschool locations in Minneapolis. This is an opportunity to work in a supportive, inclusive and gratifying work environment as part of a cohesive multi-disciplinary team, in which you will have the flexibility to create your own schedule. The Pediatric Physical Therapist is a temporary, 6-month position starting in January of 2023 that could grow into a permanent placement.


  • $1,000 hiring bonus after 3 months of employment!
  • $28.00 - $29.00 per hour
  • Earned Sick & Safe Time
  • Strong emphasis on employee self-care and work-life balance
  • If position grows into a permanent placement, benefits include:
    • Generous paid time off
    • 10 paid holidays per year
    • Competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits
    • Employer-paid life insurance; short- and long-term disability insurance
    • Agency sponsored retirement savings plan

JOB SUMMARY: The Pediatric Physical Therapist will provide individualized therapy services within the setting of The Family Partnership's two Therapeutic Preschools, PICA Head Start Preschools, and other local preschools. The Physical therapist will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with interdisciplinary team members including Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Play Therapists, Teachers and Case Workers. While this position requires travel to multiple sites, The Family Partnership does provide mileage reimbursement.


  • Provide quality individualized Physical Therapy treatment using evidenced based practices.
  • Administer standardized assessments and develop care plans based on functional needs and client goals.
  • Consult and collaborate with other team members, teachers and parents in a respectful manner appropriate to their culture, comfort level and learning style.
  • Document all services in electronic clinical record in a timely manner according to APTA and MDH standards.
  • Obtain and maintain current physician’s orders and process daily billing.


Education and Experience:

  • Position requires licensure as a Physical Therapist.
  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program.
  • Experience in pediatrics.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with staff and clients with sensitivity and respect.
  • Familiarity with trauma-informed care.

Licenses and/or Certifications:

  • Physical Therapy Licensure in the State of Minnesota.
  • Current CPR certification required.
  • Valid MN Drivers’ License, access to reliable transportation, and the ability to meet TFP’s driving record requirements.

The Family Partnership has a mandated vaccination policy implemented for all employees, subject to reasonable accommodation required by law. In addition, The Family Partnership has the following policies in place to protect both staff, clients, and visitors: screening of employees and visitors, handwashing, respiratory etiquette, social distancing, maximum room capacities, and housekeeping (cleaning, disinfecting and decontamination).

Please go to The Family Partnership Job Board to apply through our online applicant tracking system.

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: For more than 140 years, The Family Partnership has built strong families, vital communities, and better futures for children. We fulfill our mission through counseling, education, and advocacy, primarily in the greater Minneapolis and St. Paul area.

We Believe: Families, no matter what their form, are the foundation of strong communities.

Our Purpose Is To: Clear the path for family success.

We Pursue This By:

  • Championing the two-generation approach
  • Preventing and overcoming adverse childhood experiences
  • Demonstrating leadership in thought and action
  • Building partnerships based on trust.

Diversity and open expression are fundamental to the work of The Family Partnership. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment where everyone can belong. Every member of our team enriches our work by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our sector: individuals who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQI+ and gender fluid or gender nonconforming, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), veterans, people of any age or family status. We encourage you to apply even if you feel like you don't fit 100% of the technical requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, disability, marital status, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or a protected veteran’s status.

Our organization has a partnership with Metropolitan Alliance of Connected Communities (MACC) to provide administrative services including management of the recruiting process. If you apply for this position, you may see references to MACC in some online materials.

The Family Partnership participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. See E-Verify’s official poster at