Sample Clinical Therapist Job Description

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We are a leading provider of clinical services in the healthcare industry. Our mission is to provide quality, affordable and high-quality care for patients with complex medical conditions including chronic illness, acute pain and other health problems. As an organization, we strive to be the best clinicians and help our clients achieve their goals by providing them with exceptional patient care. At CTC, you will find that every day is one of the most rewarding times in your career and that you have many opportunities for growth and advancement.


The clinical therapist is responsible for providing clinical services to patients in a variety of settings. This includes medical, physical therapy and occupational therapy with an emphasis on the use of appropriate therapeutic techniques including exercise, nutrition, sports medicine, etc. Provide direct patient care through various methods that are consistent with established standards of professional care.

Detailed job duties include:

  • Provide clinical care to patients in a supportive, collaborative and professional manner.
  • Develop treatment plans for clients that are consistent with the goals of the program.
  • Develop an effective plan of care which includes planning, developing, administering therapy interventions, providing supervision/training as needed, managing patient confidentiality and maintaining records.
  • Provide direct services including but not limited solely to assessment, diagnosis, management, education, referral, discharge planning, documentation case management, follow-up counseling and other support in all aspects related to client care.


  • Licensed clinical therapist in the state of California
  • Current CPR certification required, or ability to obtain within 6 months from date of hire and maintain current license as determined by state law
  • Must be licensed for at least one year prior to start date
  • Must have experience working with patients who require special care, including but not limited to: acute pain management, chronic illness treatment, trauma therapy, post-traumatic stress disorder, neuromuscular disorders and neurological disorders


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off (PTO) 401(k)
  • Employee stock purchase plan with company match for qualified employees
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • Retirement program
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