Pediatric Physical Therapist Assistant
Bona Vista Programs - Kokomo, IN

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Status: Part-timeLocation: KokomoHourly wage: To Be DeterminedResponsibilities: Provide physical therapy treatment to preschoolers, outpatients, and homebound

services in Howard, Miami, Cass and Wabash Counties, as well as prepare and maintain records and reports pertaining to patient plan of treatments. Under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist, administer treatment through the use of physical, chemical, or other properties of heat or cold, light, water, electricity, massage, mechanical devices, therapeutic exercise, gait training, and all types of physical rehabilitation techniques and procedures. Schedule and conduct individual, group, and homebound therapy sessions according to individual needs. Assist with supervising therapy students and coordinate and supervise therapy volunteers as assigned. Maintain records on students and volunteers in physical therapy services. Perform duties at multiple work sites, as needed. Conduct in-service trainings for program staff, parents, and others, as necessary and requested. Assist with IEP and IFSP development. Must have full physical dexterity and agility or be able to independently position self and independently perform all movements required for effective treatment of each individual. Physical activities may include but not limited to: frequent bending, kneeling, reaching, and squatting. Depending on person served, must be able to carry, lift, push or pull 25-50 pounds routinely with occasional lifting of up to 100 pounds utilizing appropriate body mechanic techniques and/or equipment provided.

Minimum qualifications: Minimum of an associate's degree in the field of Physical Therapy. Must be currently licensed in the State of Indiana as a Physical Therapist Assistant or be eligible for licensure. Must possess or be capable of obtaining CPR and first aid certification every two years and perform as necessary. Must possess excellent communication skills both written and oral. Must possess a customer service personality and have the ability to establish and maintain rapport with staff and patients.

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