Job Description

Job Category:

Physical Therapist

AZ-Phoenix-Metro Outpatient Clinic (O)

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is a large and growing, non-profit community-based provider of behavioral health services with locations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Pinal, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai Counties. We are a well-established voice in the community with more than 115 sites, over seven hundred employees, and 40 years’ experience.

Join Southwest Behavioral Health for exceptional growth opportunities driven by our promote-from-within philosophy. We provide an EXCELLENT compensation and benefits package, including immediate participation in our 403(b) program with 20% company match after 1 year of service. Generous PTO includes 2 weeks of vacation your 1st year (available after 6 months) and accruals after 2, 5 and 10 years of service! We offer 100% company-paid medical, dental, STD, LTD, and Life coverage for employees. Other great benefits include 10 paid holidays, sick time, vision, prescription drug discounts, tuition reimbursement, chiropractic services, and much more!

We are currently seeking a Physical Therapist to join our Southwest Autism Center of Excellence in Phoenix!

As a Physical Therapist, you will serve as a central support for child, adolescent, teen, and adults clients and their families. The position combines care collaboration functions and family skills development. In this position you will provide physical therapy treatment in the home, school, office, or related community environment. Services will be provided to clients as directed by the Child and Family Teams, clinical teams, and client needs assessments. In accordance with the standard Physical Therapy principles and philosophy, this position will be responsible for creating and implementing physical therapy plans to teach new methods of dealing with challenging physical ailments. Interventions are often 1:1 and  may be group based and may include family skills development in the home, school-based skills development, support and empowerment of the family unit in the problem-solving and clinical/thepeutic care coordination between resources within and outside the agency.


  • This position requires a Master's Degree in Phyical Therapy (MPT) and Master of Science in Physical Therapy or Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT).
  • Must have an approved degree from CAPTE- accredited physical therapist education program and pass the state licensure exam.
  • Must be licensed as a Physical Therapist.
  • One – Two years direct experience working in a behavioral health/medical setting preferred.
  • Bi-lingual highly preferred.
  • Experience/Understanding with the principles and approach of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) highly preferred
  • Valid AZ driver’s license
  • Certification in First Aid & CPR
  • Fingerprint clearance card
  • Experience working with multi-cultural and low socio-economic individuals
  • May be required to be a part of on-call rotations to include nights and weekends (please ask)
  • Must be Flexible to work nights and weekends

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