Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
11/16/2017
Job Category:
Physical Therapy
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Job Description

The Physical Therapist provides physical therapy treatment to children in the pre-school setting, performs physical therapy assessments, supervises Physical Therapy Assistants and students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

The position requires a New York State License including the requirements mandated by the Federation of State Boards in Physical Therapy, a Master's degree in physical therapy, experience and/or training in pediatrics.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Implements the physical therapy intervention plan directly or in collaboration with others.
* Screens and evaluates children to obtain and interpret data necessary for planning intervention and for treatment planning. Performs advanced, specialized evaluations or assessments as indicated by an individual child's needs.
* Documents services as required by Volunteers of America as well as third party payers.
* Follows to the Physical Therapy Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice as well as Volunteers of America policies and procedures.
* Maintains treatment areas, and equipment as required.
* Supervises physical therapy practitioners (PTA's), physical therapy students and other staff performing supportive services as a part of service provision.
* Participate in professional development activities as mandated by the Volunteers of America and by the requirements for the continuation of physical therapy licensure.

EFFECT ON END RESULTS:

* All children mandated for physical therapy intervention are served.
* Children needing assessments are evaluated with the appropriate clinical instruments. Appropriate goals and treatment plans are developed.
* All documentation is completed as required and submitted in a timely manner.
* Professional standards are known and adhered to.
* Treatment areas are safe and clean.
* Paraprofessionals and students perform according to acceptable standards.
* Professional certification and licensure are maintained.

CLOSING STATEMENT:

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Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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