Pediatric Physical Therapist

Cutting Edge Pediatric Therapy
2.7 out of 5
900 Junction Drive, Allen, TX 75013
From $40 an hour - Part-time, Full-time, PRN

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Pay

  • From $40 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Shift and schedule

  • Choose your own hours
  • Weekends as needed
  • Nights as needed

Location

900 Junction Drive, Allen, TX 75013

Benefits
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  • 401(k)
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement

Full job description

Cutting Edge Pediatric and Adult Therapy is seeking a highly motivated and passionate Pediatric Physical Therapist. Graduate students are welcome to apply!

If you want to work at the most progressive cutting-edge facility in the DFW area, look no further. With over 200 years of combined clinical experience, Cutting Edge's individualized collaborative care model has proven exceptional results.

Cutting Edge Pediatric and Adult Therapy offers ST, OT, PT, ABA, and counseling for patients, ages birth-30, in a highly collaborative and fun, sensory-focused setting. Therapists can easily incorporate movement and sensory activities into treatment sessions, using our engaging therapy gyms, sensory light room, and on our playground. Teenagers and young adults at our facility have the unique opportunity to work on daily living activities and vocational activities in our on-site apartment, mock grocery store, and our on-site coffee shop. At Cutting Edge, our focus is on therapy with a purpose.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete thorough evaluation including range of motion/mobility, assess orthopedic needs, movement analysis and functional abilities for the child that incorporates functional mobility skills in the pediatric population.
  • Educate and demonstrate (verbally and/or in writing) therapy techniques to parents that can be incorporated into a home program; assist families in home program facilitation.
  • Develop individualized goals for each child incorporating functional abilities with the objective to increase daily living skills.
  • Develop and implement treatment program to meet the individual needs of the child.
  • Attend staff meetings, in-service training, and maintain professional clinical competency by attending certified CEUs in-service or workshops in the area of pediatrics.
  • Maintain communication with child’s primary physician through progress reports or other communication measures.
  • May participate in public speaking or community education programs that focus on issues relating to therapy and children.
  • Assess and make recommendations regarding the use of therapeutic, adaptive, and/or positioning equipment as needed and provide written justification and coordinate purchase equipment for a child with team members, service coordinator, intake/billing specialists, families, and other allied professionals.
  • Responsible for timely documentation of evaluation results, progress reports, discharge reports, daily notes, attendance reports, Medicaid prior authorizations and insurance justifications as required.
  • Provide clinical supervision to Physical Therapy Assistants, students, and volunteers.
  • Adhere to the agency safety policies and procedures.
  • Be an active member of a multidisciplinary treatment team to create a comprehensive developmental approach to patient-centered care.

Qualification and Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited Physical Therapy program.
  • Current licensure by the State of TX or eligible for licensure.
  • Current CPR certification or obtainable within 3 months.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • 1-2 years of pediatric experience preferred, though not required.

Physical Requirements

  • Duties require extensive standing, walking, reaching, bending, kneeling, and crouching.
  • Requires lifting, positioning, and/or transferring clients, including the ability to participate in physical activities and play-based therapies.
  • May be required to lift up to a minimum of 50 pounds.

Employee Benefits

  • Health benefits (medical insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, and flexible spending accounts) and a 401K Safe Harbor Retirement program for full-time employees.
  • Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO) from start date for full-time employees.
  • Unpaid Time Off (UTO) for part-time and full-time employees.
  • Opportunities for bonus compensation including our Documentation Compensation Program, Saturday Bonus, and Holiday Incentives.
  • Employee Recognition Programs including anniversary & birthday celebrations, shout-outs/kudos boards, and our quarterly Making a Difference Award.
  • Company-sponsored events for employees, including various team-building activities and social gatherings, annual holiday party, etc.

Continuing Education Opportunities

  • Continuing Education Fund (CEU) for part-time and full-time employees.
  • In-house QBS Safety Care Training and Certification.
  • Additional educational opportunities, including in-house trainings and in service trainings by other Cutting Edge employees.

Additional Information

  • Participation in public speaking or community education programs that focus on issues relating to therapy in children/adolescents.
  • High ethical standards and patient-focused approach to treatment.
  • Strong emphasis on communication, teamwork, and collaboration.
  • Mentorship opportunities available, including providing supervision for clinical students and/or volunteers.
  • Opportunity to learn from a collaborative team of Physical Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Behavior Analysts, and Professional Counselors.
  • Flexible schedule.

Salary Information

  • Hourly treatment rate starting at $40.00 per treatment hour depending on experience.

Join Our Team

  • Check out our Join Our Team page on our company website to learn more about who we are as a company and hear from some of our staff: https://cuttingedgepediatrictherapy.com/employment/

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, PRN

Pay: From $40.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Pet insurance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Healthcare setting:

  • Clinic
  • Outpatient
  • Private practice
  • Telehealth

Medical specialties:

  • Pediatrics
  • Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

Schedule:

  • Choose your own hours
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No nights
  • Weekends as needed

Application Question(s):

  • Our clinic is open Mondays through Fridays from 9 AM to 6 PM and on Saturdays from 8 AM to 1 PM. What is your ideal schedule or availability? Part-time, full-time, etc.
  • Would you be available to work on Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM?

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Experience:

  • Pediatrics: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Physical therapy: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Physical Therapy License (Preferred)
  • CPR Certification (Preferred)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Allen, TX 75013: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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