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  • Physical Therapist - Virtual TOC

    Job Locations US-CA-Pasadena
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/15/2018 4:56 PM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Special Education
  • Overview

    The prime directive of this position is to accomplish the goals of Prep for Success and Partners in Special Education which includes 100% compliance in meeting IEP timelines, providing FAPE, and meeting the needs of the client. This position interacts directly with students, parents, teachers, and staff for the purpose/s of assessing students' physical development levels; providing appropriate treatment to meet individualized student objectives and recommendations for accessibility. This position links to learning/instructional support.

    Responsibilities

    • Collaborate in the development of appropriate IEPs goals.
    • Recommend appropriate accommodations and modifications tailored to the specific needs of the student
    • Serve on interdisciplinary teams evaluating students with suspected gross and/or fine motor issues as well as any physical mobility needs.
    • Review student records, organize information, and determine appropriate assessment battery.
    • Observe students; assess, evaluate, analyze, diagnose, and write reports.
    • Assess students’ physical motor skills and functioning and make recommendations.
    • Participate in the decision-making process regarding special placement of students.
    • Participate in Individual Education Program meetings with students and parents as needed.
    • Evaluates effects of physical therapy treatments and fit of prosthetic and orthotic devices by observing, noting, and evaluating patient's progress; recommending adjustments and modifications

    Qualifications

    • Physiological Knowledge, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Motivating Others, Legal Compliance, Quality Focus, Bedside Manner, Clinical Skills, Pain Management, Persistence, Energy Level Maintains patient records by recording and updating evaluations, changes, progress, and treatments.
    • Improve quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes; participating in research programs; evaluating new equipment, devices, and techniques.
    • Maintain legal and accreditation compliance by adhering to federal, state, and local regulations, and professional standards.
    • Update job knowledge by tracking trends in new techniques and approaches; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Knowledge of curriculum and instruction programs proven to be beneficial to pupils with special learning needs.
    • Excellent written and oral skills.
    • Ability to communicate well with students, parents and teachers.
    • Five years of successful Physical Therapist experience preferred

    Education and Experience:

    • PT degree from a CAPTE-accredited physical therapist education program and pass a state licensure exam.
    • Experience in teletherapy and virtual service 

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