Physical Therapist- School Based Job ID: TA115907

Provide Physical Therapy Services in a School-based Setting.

    Sub Job ID: L-045332
    Job ID: TA115907

    Start Date: SY 2020-2021

    Hours Needed: Full time, Part time and/or Per Diem

    General Job Responsibilities:
    Gathering appropriate information from students, parents and other team members regarding the child’s functional motor performance in school settings
  • Selecting, administering and interpreting a variety of screening instruments and standardized measurement tools;
  • Examining and evaluating eligible students’ strengths and needs to establish their ability to participate in meaningful school activities and routines with or without assistance;
  • Participating in team meetings, including parent conferences;
  • Participating in the IEP/504 process, including collaboratively determining the need for physical therapy as a related service (IDEA) or as a reasonable accommodation (504);
  • Forming partnerships and working with other team members in the school setting to promote an effective physical therapy plan of care;
  • Coordinating physical therapy interventions within the school program;
  • Adapting environments to facilitate student access and participation in the educational program;
  • Functioning as a consultant to other school personnel, parents, and students to coordinate the delivery of physical therapy services, which may include: o interpretation of assessments and recommendations; o explanation of the potential impact of developmental, medical and/or sensorimotor problems on school performance; o instruction of other caregivers in the physical management of students, such as safe lifting, positioning, assisted ambulation, gross motor programs, vocational tasks, leisure activities, and/or equipment use; and o setting realistic expectations for student performance in school; o selecting, modifying, or customizing adaptive equipment and assistive technology.
  • Educating school personnel and families to promote inclusion of students within the educational experience by developing, demonstrating, training, and monitoring the effectiveness of strategies and intervention activities, using data to make decisions. This includes the use of assistive technology for access and participation in the general education curriculum;
  • Supporting the safe transportation of students;
  • Referring students to other related service personnel and to healthcare providers as appropriate;
  • Serving as a liaison school, medical personnel, and medical equipment vendors; Physical Therapists are members of a school team that ensures free and appropriate education for students with disabilities to prepare them for further education, employment, and independent living.

  • Must meet regulated licensure and/or state certification requirements.

    Application Procedure:
    Please submit your resume to our direct email, [email protected], and complete the online application by clicking on the blue link "Apply on Company Site" in the advertisement page. The application can also be found in our "Providers Tab" located on our website Completion of the online application will match you to the job, so we can follow up with you.

    In your submission, please follow this Subject Line format: [Your Name], [the job you are applying for], [the job is in], [State where the job is in]. Example, John Smith, School-based Occupational Therapist, Manahawkin, NJ.

    Make sure to submit your resume in a text-form document as it is easier for our applicant tracking system to read and upload your document instead of sending your resume in a scanned-image format.

    Qualifications: 3+ years experience is preferred, however, new graduates would be considered. Each state has specific requirements regarding licensure and/or certification, if needed. We expect you would know if you are qualified for the work in your state if you are experienced in the field. If you require more information to know if you have the correct qualifications, please contact your professional licensing or credentialing organization.

    Jobs will be filled within 30 days and we will contact you upon processing your information.

    Our direct email is [email protected], website is, and to reach us by phone: 609-490-0592

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