Physical Therapist - Special School District
Position: Physical Therapist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Physical Therapist
Job Location: To Be Determined
Deadline: Apr 18, 2019**
District: Special School District
Town & Country, MO 63131
Telephone: 314-989-8211
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Job Description:
Summary:  Identifies specific delays or deficits in the development process, assesses physical limitations and provides intervention programs to establish the foundation essential to the learning process.
 
Job Responsibilities:
(To be successful at SSD all positions must embrace the principles of – One Child-One Team, service oriented leadership, accountable management, and effective collaboration.)

Instruction and Learning – Student achievement/performance and staff growth
  1. Evaluates students for physical limitations, developmental delays, self-help skills, functional daily living skills and adaptive equipment needs; and develops and administers educational programs based on evaluation results.
  2. Interprets test and diagnostic findings to parents, teachers, students, and other entitled parties.
  3. Provides training for educational staff and supervises programs conducted by educational staff.
  4. Recommends or fabricates adaptive equipment for ADL (Activities of Daily Living) needs, for mobility, and for individualized classroom seating and positioning.  Monitors utilization of prosthetics, orthotics and adaptive appliances.
  5. Provides home programs for parents/guardians when appropriate.
  6. Participates in district and/or special interest meetings as appropriate.
  7. Participates in continuing education and professional conferences and workshops to keep abreast of current treatment methods and to disseminate information to other disciplines.
  8. Assists with orientation of new staff members.
Qualifications:
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelors, Masters, or Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy required.  Experience in pediatrics/school-based occupational/physical therapy preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Missouri Physical Therapy License required.
 
 
Interested applicants must apply online:   www.ssdmo.org/careers.html
 

The District does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religious preference, marital status, disability, national origin, or any other reason prohibited by state or federal law.  Employees of the District are required to comply with the provisions of the Title VII of The Civil Rights Act and Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments.
 
 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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