Job Description

    24/25 SY - Physical Therapist JobID: 2643
  • Position Type:
    Exceptional Student Services

  • Date Posted:
    5/10/2024

  • Location:
    Various Locations

  • Closing Date:
    UNTIL FILLED

  •   Additional Information:

    JOB TITLE: Physical Therapist

    CLASSIFICATION: Physical Therapist

    REPORTS TO: Director for Special Needs

    POSITION SUMMARY: The Physical Therapist's shall provide direct and consultative services of physical therapy in an elementary (pre-K through eight) educational environment.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Evaluate each student recommended for therapy.
    The physical therapist shall secure appropriate medical documentation for each student requiring physical therapy. This shall include updates to medical reports/documentation.
    Develop individual treatment plan for each student requiring physical therapy. The plan shall be part of the student's individual Education Plan.
    The physical therapist shall provide written progress reports at the end of each grading period of the academic year.
    Provide in-service as well as consult with parents, medical personnel, or school staff regarding identified students and their needs as well as attend IEP/MET meetings.
    Maintain a contact log of services to be updated weekly at each school site.
    Monitor and evaluate services rendered by the instructional staff which affects physical development.
    May include supervision of Physical Therapist Assistant or Technician.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
    Must be licensed by the Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
    Pediatric and school experience desired.
    Must have the ability to work effectively with district and school site administrators, teacher, support staff, parents and community agencies.
    Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:
    The working environment is a classroom setting.

    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
    Ten-month, Physical Therapist Salary Schedule, employee benefits in accordance with Board policies.

    EVALUATION:
    Performance to be evaluated in accordance with Board policy on evaluation of certified staff.




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