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Physical Therapy job in Phoenix, Arizona

Physical Therapy Job in Phoenix, Arizona

Pediatric Physical Therapist

Discipline: Physical Therapy
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Salary/Pay rate: ---

Job Description

EARLY INTERVENTION OR CLINIC THERAPY POSITIONS AVAILABLE!

*Per diem, .8 full time or (Login for information) full-time!

!!!THIS IS A SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION!!!


UCP of Central Arizona provides comprehensive services to individuals with disabilities and their families by providing physical and developmental support as well as educational growth which is the foundation for independent living for “Life without Limits.” UCP is looking for therapists that have expertise not only serving children with cerebral palsy, but in helping children with autism, sensory processing disorder, genetic disorders, orthopedic disabilities, birth defects, effects of in-utero drug or alcohol exposure, traumatic brain injuries, developmental delay along with other diagnoses that affect the ability to live life without limits.


Location:

EARLY INTERVENTION (EI) HOME-BASED THERAPY: Northwest, Northeast and Central regions of Maricopa County

* Provides physical therapy assessments and direct therapy services using a team based model in the home for children 0-3 years of age.
* Join an EI team to work in collaboration with families to identify the needs and strengths of the families and the child using natural
learning opportunities to address a child’s gross motor skills and orthopedic needs.

CLINIC THERAPY: North campus or Downtown clinic location

* Provides physical therapy assessments and direct therapy services in a developmental and medical model setting for children ages 0-12
years of age.
* Develops a therapeutic plan for gross motor skills, functional skills and/or orthopedic needs that can be carried out in the home.
* Join a comprehensive interdisciplinary team to address outcomes and goals for each child.


Position Qualifications:

Minimum: Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from an APTA accredited university and a pediatric internship.

Preferred: Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from an APTA accredited university, 1 or more years of experience working with children
with developmental delays or disabilities preferred.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.


Requirements:

* Must possess an Physical Therapy License with the state of Arizona.
* Must possess a valid driver's license and adequate insurance coverage per UCP policy.
* Must meet agency licensure standards for fingerprinting, CPR and First aid.
* Advanced computer skills. Ability to use technology on hardware devices, mobile phones and software programs.
* Must be able to perform physical duties of the job including lifting children.
* Must have reliable transportation with daily access to vehicle.


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