May 13, 2020

Teacher - Physical Therapist

  • TrulyHired
  • Jacksonville, FL, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Job Summary

The Physical Therapist (PT)'s primary function is to facilitate an individual student's optimal level of mobility/function in the educational setting. As part of Individuals with Disabilities Educational Act (IDEA), PT's are members of the multidisciplinary school team that ensures a free and appropriate education for students with disabilities to prepare them for further education, employment, and independent living.

Essential Functions 1. Provision of Services - Directs treatment of student according the plan of care defined in the Individual Education Plan (IEP). 2. Documentation - Develops a daily schedule, completes daily notes and billing requirements, and documents progress per school requirements and parent request. Prepares written evaluation summaries, updates IEPs (at least annually), and equipment usage documentation. 3. Evaluation/Re-evaluation including MRT and IEP - Assesses motor abilities and how the student interacts within his/her environment, as it pertains to the educational setting. Reviews student records and available medical information, including consultations with parents and community/medical service providers as needed. Collaborates with other teams members and determines appropriate service provision and possible equipment use. 4. Consultation/In-service - Provides in-services and consultations with school staff regarding normal development, therapeutic interventions, the use of educationally relevant adaptive equipment, and workplace safety involving lifting/carrying/positioning. 5. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree or higher in Physical Therapy from an accredited college or university. Experience: One (1) year of experience in pediatrics is preferred although will consider new graduate. Salary is based on verified years of experience. Certifications & Licenses: Licensed to practice physical therapy in the State of Florida.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Knowledge of educationally based physical therapy
• Knowledge of support services delivery systems and exceptional education services
• Knowledge of current diagnostic procedures in physical therapy
• Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
• Strong word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software skills
• Strong code of ethics and responsibility
• Strong leadership skills
• Strong creative problem solving skills
• Strong time management skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to analyze activities and adapt for students

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  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
Job Categories : Special Education > Physical Therapist
Student Services > Physical Therapist
Job Requirements
  • No experience required
Contact Information
  • Laura Bowes
  • 1701 Prudential Dr
  • Jcaksonville, Florida 32207

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