Pediatric Physical Therapist

Job Posted 5/30/2024
The Family Partnership
1501 Xerxes Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55441
United States
Category Jobs
Experience Required
Degree Required
Healthcare / Health Services
Application Closing Date
$29.00 to $30.00 Per Hour
Job Description

Who We Are

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. The Family Partnership was founded in 1878 as the Minneapolis Humane Society to protect and serve children that were being abused or exploited. Along with a few name changes, our work has continually transformed to anticipate and address the evolving needs of families and individuals, many of whom are the most vulnerable in our community.

Why You’ll Love Working Here

At The Family Partnership, we partner with you and in turn, we partner with those we serve. Our programs holistically address the needs of people in our community. Through our two-generation (2Gen) or whole family approach, we work with people so they can heal from trauma and adversity and move towards greater health and well-being. Our shared values establish a common purpose across our array of programs and services. You can bring your authentic self to the workplace, while practicing both cultural competence and inclusivity. We’re known for developing future leaders in the non-profit space and we expect employees to share their views. Our culture is one of open communication and transparency regardless of job level.

Wages and Benefits

$29.00 - $30.00 per hour; $1,000 hiring bonus after 3 months of employment; Generous paid time off; 10 paid holidays per year; Strong emphasis on employee self-care and work-life balance; Competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits; Company-paid life insurance and long-term disability; Agency sponsored retirement savings plan


This position is fully in-person and involves working at multiple locations. Therapy services will be delivered at the Family Partnership's preschools in South and North Minneapolis, and within the context of classrooms at PICA Head Start preschools and La Creche Early Childhood Centers. The hours can be flexible for this role ranging from 20 hours to 37.5 hours per week.

A Typical Day in the Life…

A typical day as The Family Partnership’s Pediatric Physical Therapist provides an opportunity to provide high quality evidence based pediatric evaluations and therapy services for clients 0-6 years old. Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Selecting, Administering, scoring, interpreting, and documenting appropriate standardized pediatric assessments.
  • Providing quality, evidence-based Physical Therapy services within the scope of the APTA and The Family Partnership standards.
  • Documenting plans of care and daily notes in a timely manner within APTA, DHS, MDH guidelines.
  • Submitting daily billing through the EMR system.
  • Managing physician orders and Progress notes to keep all client records up to date.
  • Consulting and collaborating with interdisciplinary staff and parents.
  • Creating Discharge/Transition plans for clients as they exit our services.
  • Participating in conducting chart audits and parent satisfaction surveys quarterly.

Who You Are

  • You hold a Physical Therapist license at the Masters or PHD level.
  • It is preferrable if you have previous experience in pediatrics.
  • You have the ability to work with staff and clients from a wide range of cultures with sensitivity and respect.
  • You have a valid driver’s license, access to reliable transportation for visiting itinerant sites, and the ability to meet TFP’s driving record requirements. Please note that if the license was not issued in the state of Minnesota, you have 60 days after becoming a Minnesota resident in which to apply for your Minnesota driver's license or permit (not applicable for new hires living out of state).

The Family Partnership has a mandated vaccination policy implemented for all employees, subject to reasonable accommodation required by law.

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, Indigenous or people of culture, LGBTQI+ and gender fluid or gender nonconforming, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), veterans, people of any age or family status. We value the contributions of a diverse workforce, and we welcome and encourage applications from all underrepresented groups. 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 See E-Verify’s Right to Work poster at