TITLE: Physical Therapist Assistant
Completion of an accredited physical therapy assistant program
Licensed to practice in Connecticut
Must be supervised by a licensed registered Physical Therapist who is responsible for assessments, goals/objectives and triennials.
Director of Pupil Personnel Services & Lead School Physical Therapist
Function as a Related Service Provider to provide physical therapy services delegated and supervised by a licensed physical therapist.
Under the direction of the physical therapist
follows a service plan developed by the physical therapist to improve, develop, restore or maintain students' active participation in self-maintenance, work, leisure, and play in educational environments.
Assist with data collection and evaluation.
Provide direct service according to a written treatment plan that the physical therapist develops.
Recommend treatment modifications to the physical therapist based on students' needs.
Adapt environments, tools, materials and activities according to students' needs.
Communicate and interact with other team members, school personnel, and families in collaboration with a physical therapist.
Participate in meetings as member of the multidisciplinary team.
Travel to and among schools to provide services.
Maintain treatment areas, equipment and supply inventory as the service plan requires.
Maintain record of service provided including Medicaid reimbursement forms.
Participate in policy and procedure development, in collaboration with a physical therapist; participate in in-services and training.
Other duties as may be assigned by Supervisor.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Salary and work year to be established by the Board.
The Meriden Board of Education is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, marital, gender identity or expression, veteran or other protected class status under applicable law in any of its education programs, activities or employment policies.
Meriden Public Schools - 2 years ago