Physical Therapist (59-01)
Pathfinder, Inc. - Jacksonville, AR

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DESCRIPTION

Provides physical therapy services to clients of Pathfinder Schools, Inc. according to a written medical physicians' prescription/referral, and according to an Individualized Program Plan (IPP) or an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP). Supervises, trains and evaluates any physical therapist assistant assigned.

1 Full-time position is available.

Hours: M-F, 8-4:30, may vary.

Location: Jacksonville, AR.

DUTIES

Provides individual physical therapy to clients. Performs evaluations to determine need for services in the area of physical therapy. Develops, implements, and modifies treatment plans as needed. Records accurate client treatment/billing information. Attends initial, annual, and semi-annual conferences with client's families as schedules. Participates in Team meetings with educational and professional staff. Consults with and provides training as necessary to medical and educational professionals, paraprofessionals, and parents regarding client care. Informs Therapy Services Coordinator of supply, materials, and equipment needs. Serves as clinical instructor to physical therapy students as assigned. Supervises physical therapy assistants as needed. Attends continuing education workshops with consideration for needs of the agency. Determines adaptive equipment and orthotic/prosthetic needs of clients and schedules assessments as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

Graduate degree (M.B.A., M.A., etc) plus 0 to 6 months related experience and 1 to 6 months related management experience.

Ability to read, analyze, and understand general business/company related articles and professional journals; Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of known variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram formats.

Licensed as a physical therapist by the state of Arkansas.
Must possess current Arkansas Driver's license, have current auto liability insurance coverage and be physically able to drive to various locations in Arkansas.

Advanced: Word Processing/Typing
Basic: Spreadsheet
Provides individual physical therapy to clients. Performs evaluations to determine need for services in the area of physical therapy. Develops, implements, and modifies treatment plans as needed. Records accurate client treatment/billing information. Attends initial, annual, and semi-annual conferences with client's families as schedules. Participates in Team meetings with educational and professional staff. Consults with and provides training as necessary to medical and educational professionals, paraprofessionals, and parents regarding client care. Informs Therapy Services Coordinator of supply, materials, and equipment needs. Serves as clinical instructor to physical therapy students as assigned. Supervises physical therapy assistants as needed. Attends continuing education workshops with consideration for needs of the agency. Determines adaptive equipment and orthotic/prosthetic needs of clients and schedules assessments as needed.

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