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Job ID R1011739 Type PD Location Camden, New Jersey Standard Hours 40

Physical Therapist to provide school based therapy 4-5 days/week; 3 days in Camden City and 2 days in Berlin. NJ School Physical Therapy Certificate required.

Job Summary:

Provides educationally based PT evaluations, treatments and consultations to pediatric clients within the educational environment.  Provide services in conjunction with the school district’s child study teams and teachers, ensuring that the services delivered are relevant and useful in meeting the student’s individual education plans (IEP).

Position Responsibilities

Demonstrates comprehensive evaluation skills and interventions.  This includes evaluating the effectiveness of interventions and modification of plan of care as appropriate.  Therapist will meet IEP mandates per student.

Maintains and completes all student documentation, records and reports ensuring they are educationally based, timely, thorough and professional.  All documentation must be in accordance with regulatory and department guidelines.

Consults with student’s child study team, teacher, family, paraprofessionals, district and non-district therapists, CST staff, contract coordinator, supervisors and offsite director to provide optimum quality patient care and effective operations.

Attend and participate in required meetings including school team meetings, student IEP meetings, required CST meetings and any other required meeting.  Will be flexible and adjust schedule to accommodate without negative impact to student treatment time/schedule.

Required Experience:

Educationally based pediatric experience preferred

Required Education:

Minimum Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from a program accredited by the APTA.

Training / Certification / Licensure:

Current licensure in the State of NJ

CPR certification

School certification by the NJ Department of Education

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