The staff physical therapist will have the education, knowledge and skill to provide in-patient and/or out-patient services, focusing on functional skills to enhance development, restore function and to prevent disability from pediatric conditions, illness and injury. Evaluation, treatment and home programming are provided for children with: burns and wounds, sports medicine and orthopedic injuries, brain injuries and neurological impairments, hematology and oncology disorders, musculoskeletal injuries or disorders, gross motor delays, and cardiopulmonary disorders. Also includes evaluations for wheelchairs, walkers and other assistive devices. The position shall include patient and caregiver education and consultation to other professionals, clinics and agencies, both within Cook Childrens Health Care System and within the community. Documentation and correspondence pertaining to these services shall follow department and system policies.
Education & Experience:
Masters Degree or equivalent experiences.
Pediatric Experience Preferred.
Developmental and/or Sports Experience Preferred.
Flexible Hours/shifts to accommodate before and after school hours.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification:
State license for physical therapy or eligible for licensure.