Physical Therapist (Casual Pool)

29-Apr-2016, The Hospital - Physical Therapy
Job Status: Casual Pool   Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Job Summary

The Staff Therapist assists the patient in reaching his or her maximum functional potential through comprehensive assessment and intervention services for The Children’s Institute. Infant, pediatric, adolescent and young adult patients are served. The Staff Therapist participates in interdisciplinary treatment programs, collaborates and consults with others to facilitate the delivery of therapy services; administers procedures necessary to process patient services; participates in training activities for family members and other professionals.

Job Relationships

Responsible To: Director or other designated Supervisor

Workers Supervised: Non-professional staff, students, and volunteers


Education: BS, MS, certificate, MPT, or DPT from an accredited Physical Therapy Program

Licensure: Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania

Certification: n/a

Clearances: *Act 73 FBI * Act 34 Criminal Clearance * Act 33 Child Clearance

**Clearances must be obtained within 30 days of hire in order to continue active employment.

Training and Experience: Successful completion of a pediatric affiliation or previous experience with a pediatric population is preferred

Job Responsibilities

•Evaluates patients functional abilities and disabilities and identifies impairments through objective tests and measures or standardized assessment tools
•Identifies measurable functional goals and develops a treatment plan in collaboration with the patient/family
•Implements treatment plan of care and adjusts treatment goals and intervention
•Will use objective data to assess patient’s frequency and duration of care to optimize therapy benefit, considering clinical and financial factors
•Prepares and plans for discharge during the course of treatment and initiates discharge when indicated
•Assesses need for assistive technology appropriate for patient & family

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Brooke Racicot
[email protected]
The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh
1405 Shady Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Fax: 412-420-2299

No phone calls, please. Resumes and cover letters will only be accepted in PDF format if sent via email. You may also fax them to the number above. The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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