The Physical Therapist (PT) is responsible for developing and implementing Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals and objectives to meet students’ needs in the area of Physical Therapy. The PT is responsible for providing both direct and consultative physical therapy services for students. The PT demonstrates an understanding of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and proper implementation of the techniques of ABA. The PT acts as a positive role model for all staff and students.
- Implements Physical Therapy programs and behavior management procedures according to student specific IEPs, Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs) and Behavior Management Plans (BMPs).
- Performs in-depth assessments and evaluations at least every three years for students on caseload.
- Plans and implements daily physical therapy programming.
- Develops physical therapy goals and objectives and service delivery for IEP for students on caseload.
- Writes and reviews quarterly progress reports.
- Monitors student progress and notifies supervisor as necessary.
- Communicates information (e.g., lack of progress, family concerns) to supervisor and the Clinical Director.
- Communicates with Teachers and EBSCs regarding student specific physical therapy needs.
- Masters or Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy
- Current state license in Massachusetts and the Board of Allied Health Professions.
- 1-2+ years’ clinical experience preferred.
- Current CPR and first aid certification preferred.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
- Ability to multitask and prioritize to meet deadlines.