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Title:  Physical Therapist/Early Intervention Job

Date:  Nov 25, 2022
Facility:  Le Bonheur (0205)

Summary

Works as part of a transdisciplinary team to assess, plan, and treat young children referred for early intervention. Provides effective intervention treatment plans by contributing as a specialist in physical therapy or as part of a collaborative transdisciplinary team effort, operating within scope of practice.Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values. 

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

Graduate from a school of Physical Therapy accredited by CAPTE.

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Licensed as a Physical Therapist in the State where work is performed.

 

PREFERRED:

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

N/A

N/A

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Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of current theories and principles in field of specialty.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with peers, medical staff, patients/families and other constituents involved in patient care.
  • Knowledgeable of the system through which the child must move in order to obtain care.
  • Must have excellent skills in verbal and written communication, problem solving, and conflict resolution.
  • Displays sensitivity, compassion, and respect for people of diverse cultures.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Performs and participates as part of the transdisciplinary team in an initial assessment to help establish a diagnosis or probable source of disorder or delay.
  • Provides effective intervention treatment plans by contributing as a specialist in physical therapy or as part of a collaborative transdisciplinary team effort, operating within scope of practice.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of treatment plans at various stages and adjusts treatments to maximize outcomes.
  • Maintains reliable systems to document, track and monitor cases.
  • Follows established procedures, ensures compliance with regulatory requirements, quality standards, compliance activities, and policies and procedures.
  • Performs other job functions as assigned or requested.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.
  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.
  • Valid drivers’ license and current automobile liability insurance.


Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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