PER DIEM PHYSICAL THERAPIST - PEDIATRICS

Meeting Street - Schwartz Center ( learn more )

Meeting Street

Dartmouth, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3012763
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : October 5, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Meeting Street's Outpatient Rehabilitation program partners with Southcoast Hospitals Group to provide pediatric therapy services to children with various diagnosis, disabilities and complex medical needs in Southeastern Massachusetts. Our licensed staff evaluates and treats patients in need of physical, occupational and speech therapy services. We provide customized care with access to extensive resources, including a pool, sensory gym, fully accessible playground and personal equipment. At Meeting Street, we focus on your families by developing relationships and working collaboratively to help each child achieve his or her goals.

About this Role:

This is a per diem position working part-time hours on an as-needed basis.

Our Physical Therapists compassionately evaluate and identify needs of children with physical challenges. They develop and implement motivating and developmentally appropriate individual treatment programs, helping children achieve quantifiable results. They make recommendations for adaptive equipment when needed to facilitate and enhance a child's function. Physical Therapists also partner with parents and caregivers, providing them with tools to incorporate therapy into their every-day routine to maximize progress.

Physical Therapists are responsible for supervising services provided by Physical Therapist Assistants.

Key Qualities:

Patient
Fun but authoritative
Motivational
Creative

Key Skills:

Attention to detail
Empathy
Clear communication
Manual dexterity and physical endurance
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Hard of Hearing
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
    Special Education > Physical Therapist
    Special Education > Severe/Profound Disabilities
    Special Education > Visually Impaired
    Student Services > Physical Therapist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Meeting Street is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Licensed Physical Therapist in Massachusetts
      Doctor of Physical Therapy
      Experience working in pediatrics is preferred
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Doctorate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Dayna Brown , Talent Acquisition Specialist
    • 1000 Eddy Street
    • Providence, Rhode Island 02905
    • Phone: 401-533-9162
    • Fax: 401-533-9101
    • Email: click here

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