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Physical Therapist – Early Steps Program – Southern half of Miami Dade County through the Florida Keys of Monroe County in Florida at Benchmark Human Services

Date Posted: 7/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Florida
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/10/2018

Job Description

Position Title: Physical Therapist

 Service Area:  Cities – South Miami, Coral Gables, Cutler Bay, Homestead, Kendal, Palmetto Bay along with Upper, Middle, Lower Keys

Reports To: Program Director

Supervises: Physical Therapist Assistant

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Promote sensomotor skills through enhancement of musculoskeletal status, neuro behavioral organization, perceptual and motor development, cardiopulmonary status and effective environmental adaptation for children birth to 3 years.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assessment, evaluation, diagnostic services, plan development training and support to family members in implementing the IFSP.

  2. Environmental consultation to ensure that appropriate adaptations and safety issues for the eligible child have been incorporated.

  3. Provide services which are rehabilitative, active or restorative and prescribed by a licensed physician.

  4. Improve child’s functional ability to perform tasks at home and in other environments.

  5. Correct or compensate for medical problem to prevent or minimize a disability.

  6. Complete necessary documentation to facilitate reimbursement through primary funding sources (i.e., Medicaid, private insurance, etc.).

  7. Comply with Early Steps Program with regard to continuing education, etc.

  8. Report any suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation immediately to supervisor or department head.

  9. Other duties as assigned.

  10. Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all individuals.

  11. Report to work as scheduled.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  1. Ability to supervise others

  2. Excellent communication skills

  3. Strong computer skills

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Valid Florida Driver’s License.

  2. Registered with American Physical Therapy Association.

  3. Certified by Medical Licensing Board of Indiana.

  4. Meet criteria for Early Steps Provider Enrollment.

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