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Physical Therapist

Job Description
Organization: 
Rocky Mountain Human Services
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Denver Metro
Type of Job: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Programs/Services | Other
Job Description: 

The Physical Therapist will work primarily with children birth to three years old who are referred/enrolled in Part C Early Intervention services and may additionally work with children 3-18.  He/she will provide Part C eligibility evaluations, initial PT evaluations, and PT intervention services.  He/she will participate in transdisciplinary Early Intervention teams as a developmental expert, as a resource to peers, and as an advocate for the needs of the individual client.  The Physical Therapist will report to the Clinical Team Lead in the Developmental and Behavioral Health department.  He/she will provide consultation and support to Service Coordinators, especially in working with specific populations, such as fragile infants or toddlers with autism.

Why work at Rocky Mountain Human Services?

You will have an opportunity to contribute to an organization serving children with developmental delays and disabilities, adults with cognitive and intellectual disabilities, and veterans in need of employment assistance or who are homeless.

Areas of Responsibility

Essential Duties

  • Provides PT assessment and intervention activities in the home, clinic, or community.
  • Writes timely and complete evaluation reports, treatment plans, progress notes, and other documentation needed to provide high quality services and meet funder, regulatory, and organizational standards.
  • Provides consultation to families, other service providers, and service coordinators regarding the sensorimotor functioning of children.
  • Effectively communicates assessment results, diagnoses, and strategies that are functional for the child’s and family’s routines and are consistent with a Primary Service Provider model.
  • Works with the Children’s Clinical team to identify and provide programs and services for infants and young children with developmental delays.
  • Assists the Children’s Clinical team with developing and implementing effective procedures for programs and services.
  • Assists in identifying needs for training and assists in the provision of training.
  • Works with supervisor to provide services that accommodate client needs and fulfill billable hours expectations as set by the department.
  • Works with supervisor to ensure that documentation is consistent with needs of funders.
  • Provides culturally responsive services to a diverse population.
  • Performs other clinical or administrative duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Works collaboratively with other Transdisciplinary Team members to provide best practice services to infants and toddlers with developmental delays.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of children with developmental delays and disabilities.
  • Knowledge of Early Intervention systems at local, state and national levels, especially standards of practice.
  • Ability to work well with complex family issues.
  • Ability to understand the needs of a range of disabilities.
  • Knowledge of life-span issues, including typical and atypical early human development.
  • Knowledge of family social, emotional, financial, psychological and cultural issues.
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance, and individual differences in ability, personality, and interests.
  • Knowledge of sensorimotor development in infants and young children.
  • Knowledge of standards of care for toddlers and young children with autism.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions.
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking and writing so that others will understand.
  • Skill in giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, and asking appropriate questions.
Requirements/Qualifications
  • BA/BS degree in Physical Therapy.
  • Two years of experience in field of Developmental Disabilities.
  • Licensure to practice Physical therapy in the state of Colorado.
Compensation/Benefits
  • Employer paid medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Generous paid time off such as vacation, sick, personal, and holidays
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement (full-time employees only)
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 403(B) with company match
  • Employee assistance program
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