Physical Therapist

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/30/2018

Start Date

09/04/2018

Address

1887 Bathgate Avenue
Bronx
New York
10457
United States

Description

FUNCTION

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

  1. Implements the physical therapy intervention plan directly or in collaboration with others.
  2. 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.
  3. Documents services as required by Volunteers of America as well as third party payers.
  4. Follows to the Physical Therapy Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice as well as Volunteers of America policies and procedures.
  5. Maintains treatment areas, and equipment as required.
  6. Supervises physical therapy practitioners (PTA’s), physical therapy students and other staff performing supportive services as a part of service provision.
  7. Participate in professional development activities as mandated by the Volunteers of America and by the requirements for the continuation of physical therapy licensure.

Benefits

Volunteers of America offers a comprehensive benefits package to help protect you and your family, top-notch training opportunities, and an energetic and professional work environment.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree


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