CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

About the Role

We are looking for an experienced Pediatric Physical Therapist to join the team. The PT will work with children in their homes, with occasional visits completed in clinics in LA. The primary patient population is infant to three years old, with some older kiddos on the patient roster, up to adolescent currently, but with the possibility of treating up to teenager or young adult age.

Patients have diagnoses ranging from developmental delay to rare genetic disorders. The pediatric physical therapist's primary job is to support the family and patient using appropriate therapeutic techniques, education, and coaching. The ideal applicant will be honest about what they do not know and excited to receive direct training from Nora. We will be moving into a clinic in January with some home visits still being offered to families.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify and assess patients’ needs and limitations

  • Develop play-based treatment plans that help patients improve their ability to participate in functional tasks and engage with their peers

  • Document daily patient care SOAP notes and progress reports

  • Provide clear and helpful education and coaching for parents, nannies or any other caregivers

  • Motivate patients and caregivers during treatment in order to help the patient reach their highest level of function and participation

  • Promote participation in HEP by caregivers

  • Consult and practice with other health professionals

  • Evaluate effects and monitor and communicate progress to Supervisor

  • Build rapport with patients and caregivers

 

SKILLS:

  • Work experience in pediatric physical therapy

  • Continuing education and clinical expertise

  • Ability to manage patients with different types of diagnoses and needs

  • Knowledge of current treatment practices

  • Interest in learning and ability to ask questions

  • Professional behavior

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • Valid CA license to practice physical therapy

  • DPT degree or greater in physical therapy

  • Experience with NDT, Craniosacral fascial therapy, manual techniques, Total Motion Release and other hands-on techniques strongly valued

Pediatric Physical Therapist

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