CONTRACT: Physical Therapist

Position Title: CONTRACT: Physical Therapist

Job Classification: Contract/Up to 55 hours per month/$62.68 per hour

Title of Immediate Supervisor: Chief of Clinical

Division: Clinical

Position Objective/Summary: The contract physical therapist will be required to provide consultation and in-service education to staff and participate on the interdisciplinary review team for eligibility determination; provide PT assessments regarding consumer equipment needs which may require site, home or school visits; provide consultation and technical assistance for services related to PT, equipment, orthotics, prosthetics, infant development programs and California Children’s Services; review OT/PT, orthotics and prosthetics assessments and provide recommendations for consumers’ services; provide consultation and technical assistance for services relative to the Early Start Unit and regional center consumers including participating in interdisciplinary triage meetings when requested; act as liaison with adaptive equipment vendors/providers, home health agencies and parent training programs, including coordination of semi-annual vendored program meetings; coordinate ongoing monthly Mobility Clinics and monitor the adaptive equipment as needed to ensure it remains appropriate for the consumers; document services provided monthly according to SCLARC’s documentation standards.

Minimum Qualification Required For This Position: Individual must have a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited university. Individual must be a physical therapist licensed with the California State Board of Physical Therapy. Must have experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities of all ages. Experience working with interdisciplinary clinical teams is desired. Applicants must also have familiarity with Microsoft Word and other software programs.

Salary Range: $62.68 per hour/Up to 55 hours per month