Therapy Services

Therapy Services at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center includes Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, and Recreation Therapy services provided in our state of the art facilities. Therapy staff are integral members of the clinical team and serve clients across the continuum of care from ICU, acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, and outpatient services. We offer specialized care in areas of Burn, Cardiac, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, Pediatrics and NICU, Orthopedics and Medicine, and Wound Care.  


The Therapy Services Department has an interdisciplinary team of over 170 therapist and support staff. Therapy professionals at SCVMC enhance their skills and education by working with the diverse and challenging cases associated with a major teaching hospital. The Therapy Services Department places a strong emphasis on teamwork and innovation and encourages professional growth and development through experience, experienced therapist peer support and various internal and external programs.

SCVMC Therapy Services is affiliated with over 20 therapy schools providing clinical opportunities for SCVMC therapists to mentor and teach student therapists.


SCVMC's Therapy Services Department is currently looking for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech-Language Pathologists who are motivated and looking to enhance their career. SCVMC welcomes newly graduated therapists as well as experienced applicants. SCVMC is a great place to begin, or continue, your career in Therapy.

Physical therapist working with patient



Compensation and Benefits for Therapy staff are highly competitive. Benefits include:

  • Employer paid public employees retirement system
  • Fully paid health coverage for employees and their families, including domestic partners
  • 12 Paid holidays
  • Generous vacation benefits
  • Education leave days
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Dental and vision plans
  • Eligibility for retiree medical coverage benefits
  • State disability insurance
  • Sick leave
  • Life insurance


All permanent job opportunities can be found online at County of Santa Clara's Employee Services Agency Site. Sign up for Job Interest Notifications, so you can receive an email alert as soon as a job is posted that aligns with your interests. 

For more information on Therapy careers or if you are interested in per diem or extra help work, please call Therapy Services at (408) 885-4330 or email [email protected].