Miriam Foundation
  • 02-Oct-2018 to 01-Dec-2018 (CST)
  • MLC
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • PRN - as needed

POSITION:  PHYSICAL THERAPIST

STATUS:  PRN, AS NEEDED

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree from accredited school
  • Licensed in the state of Missouri
  • At least two years of school based experience in providing Physical Therapy evaluation and treatment to children and/or adolescents.

REPORTS TO:  MLC Lead Therapist/Testing Supervisor

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Physical Therapist evaluates motor skills for children and/or adolescents and provides appropriate treatment/interventions to improve upon deficit areas.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. To provide a comprehensive and professional assessment of each child's strengths and weaknesses as they relate to physical therapy issues.
  2. To develop appropriate physical therapy goals to access the general education curriculum and/or plan to assist the family in reaching realistic goals for treatment.
  3. To provide motor activities as required by student's needs for optimal learning and accessing the school environment.
  4. The ability to work as part of an educational team and establish rapport with school staff and parents.
  5. To support Partner School Staff by providing expertise, input and advice in the area of gross motor skills.
  6. To maintain adequate progress notes for IEP goals, insurance and other stakeholders.
  7. The ability to write IEP goals, present level of performance, and quarterly progress notes as assigned by school staff.
  8. The ability to update yearly physical therapy scripts prior to beginning services.
  9. To follow the Partner School's calendar with regular attendance and notify the school staff and MLC staff in case of an absence.  In addition, student's IEP minutes would need to be made up in a timely manner and documented.
  10. To maintain contact with other professionals to ensure coordinated treatment efforts.
  11. To submit billing in a timely manner.
  12. Any other duties as specified by the supervisor and/or school staff.
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