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Therapist / Physical Therapy / California / Early Intervention Physical Therapist (PT) Job

Company: The Stepping Stones Group
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Star Of California is looking for Physical Therapists in Antelope Valley and the surrounding areas! Under the general supervision of the Regional Clinical Manager/Directors (RCM/Ds), the full time Physical Therapist will provide PT services to clients/consumers in a home/community setting, conducting developmental evaluations, providing intervention in the form of therapy and counseling and training to client's caregiver(s). REQUIREMENTS Doctorate in Physical Therapy Current and unrestricted Physical Therapist license in California Five or more years' experience in the field of Physical Therapy Two or more years' experience working with children (ages 0-7) Excellent written and verbal communication A high level of professionalism and organizational skills Experience writing session notes, progress reports, and assessment reports Present a professional demeanor (i.e., appropriate clothing, hygiene) Demonstrate excellent time management and organizational skills, can multi-task and prioritize demands. Serve culturally and linguistically diverse families in low and high SES areas Comfortable working in homes (studio apt., housing projects, etc.) of families with limited resources. Use professional language (avoid slang) when conversing in a work-related conversation Reliable transportation and current vehicle liability insurance Ability to travel to BLC's regional centers, client homes, and schools in the Santa Clarita Valley, San Fernando Valley, and/or Antelope Valley Demonstrate good affect and outgoing personality Enjoy working with individuals of all ages, races, religious backgrounds, and personalities Proficient in using Office 365 applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) CLINICAL DUTIES THERAPY AND CONSULTATION Provide services in a home/community/teletherapy/clinic setting Conduct formal and informal Developmental Evaluations Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams including Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Child Developmental Specialists, and Behavior Analysts Apply interventions to maximize children's safety and performance in daily life Assess clients using a variety of tools, assess client's home and other environments and advise on alterations consistent with their needs and capabilities Recommend adaptive equipment and train in its use Conduct standardized assessments using age-appropriate diagnostic tests Provide intervention in the form of direct therapy (group or individual), consultation, monitoring, and/or written programs Provide both direct therapy and consultation services, while effectively communicating learners progress and needs with guardians and team members Maintain confidentiality in accordance with organizational policies and procedures related to privacy Follow standards of practice for the profession regarding the safe application of assessment protocols, therapeutic techniques, and techniques for direct handling of clients Provide education and training on an on-going basis (monthly and as needed) to caregivers Complete professional documentation according to BLC procedures Coordinate with on-line data collection program to ensure assessment and report templates are uploaded into the system Collect data and document progress Attend annual conferences to expand skills and knowledge in the field of Physical Therapy with emphasis on Early Intervention Attend IFSP meetings with the funding source and family members as needed Supervise PTAs, as needed, through observation, co-treatments, modeling, discussions, teaching, and direct instruction Ensure the safe and effective delivery of physical therapy services and professional competence of PTAs ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES Submit revised assessment, progress and addendum reports in a timely manner to office/insurance administrator Ensure the training and mentoring of PTAs Write weekly, monthly, and quarterly assessment, progress, and addendum reports as required by the clinical teams or as needed by the funding source, and at times, caregivers Write assessment and progress and addendum reports within a proper timeline as mandated by the funding source. Coordinate submission of the assessment and progress reports with the regional office administrator Coordinate PTA schedules and client schedules with a regional staffing manager QUALITY CONTROL Review and revise reports and assessments as needed Audit source documentation and ensure all appointments have supporting documentation Sign all PTA documentation under your supervision on a weekly basis Submit semi-annual program evaluations CLIENT RELATIONS Schedule, coordinate and/or conduct individual or group meetings with parents related to specific topics or areas of interest. About The Stepping Stones Group The Stepping Stones Group and Star of CA have joined together for a common mission! This combination creates a premier, national provider of behavioral and psychological services to individuals with autism and related disorders in a nurturing environment where the entire family is supported. Together, we can stand even stronger behind our mission of Transforming Lives Together to bring children and families first-class pediatric services

Keywords: The Stepping Stones Group, Lancaster , Therapist / Physical Therapy / California / Early Intervention Physical Therapist (PT) Job, Healthcare , Lancaster, California

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