Physical Therapist for Summer Remote Services

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Physical Therapist for Summer Remote Services

A full-time team member or employee

Skills and experience needed

1+ year of experience
Physical therapist
Healthcare

Organization(s) name(s)

Location

Time zone

Monetary compensation

USD$60 /hour

Monetary compensation

USD$60 /hour

Why this opportunity exists

Physical therapy is a related service that is designed to assist a child with a disability to access the general curriculum in the least restrictive environment as much as possible.

Responsibilities

• Assists School Nurse Supervisor, school health committee, and administrators in developing school health program. • Participates in work of health curriculum committee. • Observes students on a regular basis to detect health needs. • Reports to parents, school personnel, physicians, clinics, and other agencies on student health matters, as directed by the School Nurse Supervisor. • Visits student homes when necessary. • Makes recommendations to School Nurse Supervisor on health needs of individual students. • Performs accurate and thorough student evaluations utilizing a variety of evaluation tools; interprets results within professional abilities and boundaries. • Shows good knowledge of variety of treatment techniques for various diagnoses. • Regularly assesses the needs of the students, sets realistic and appropriate goals; discusses these with the student and other involved professionals as needed; adjusts treatment plan based upon these assessments. • Recognizes the need for referral to other health care professionals (e.g., occupational therapist, etc.) during the course of patient care; makes appropriate communication and arrangements. • Gives the student feedback regarding his/her participation and response to therapy in a professional, encouraging manner. • Documents student response to therapy for each treatment session in a timely manner. • Prepares appropriate paperwork for outside agencies in a timely and clear manner. • Maintains all appropriate documentation on students receiving treatment. • Contacts physician or other professional when there is a question regarding the prescribed orders or other information received (e.g., diagnosis, report of different tests, etc.). • Identifies when a change in the treatment plan is warranted and makes appropriate changes based upon the response of the patient. • Demonstrates an ability to exercise independent judgment in a majority of situations.

Challenges

• Job goal: To provide the fullest possible educational opportunity for each student by minimizing absence due to injury and creating a climate of health and well-being in the schools.

Career path

• Required: Current Massachusetts licensure as a Physical Therapist. B.S. in Physical Therapy from an accredited school. • Preferred: Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited school. Three years of prior work experience in physical therapy.

About the organization(s)

• The mission of the North Adams Public Schools is to help every child learn every day in every classroom and empower all students to recognize and optimize their full potential. As part of a multi-year district improvement strategy, the district and school administration have identified four priority areas for implementation in 2016-2017, including: • Curriculum and Instruction • Assessment and Use of Data to Inform Instruction • Family and Community Engagement • Improving Communication and Professional Collaboration

Additional details

• The Committee's policy of nondiscrimination will extend to students, staff, the general public, and individuals with whom it does business; No person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to a public school of any town or in obtaining the advantages, privileges, and courses of study of such public school on account of age, race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness. • Must be available every day from July 6, 2020 to July 31, 2020 for 5 hours per day Monday through Friday.

Language(s) required

English - Fully fluent

Agreement type

To be defined

Visas sponsoring

no

Posted: June 25, 2020 07:16 PM

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