Physical Therapist | Gainesville, FL | School-Based

  • Gainesville, FL
  • Schools - PT
  • 11 days ago
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Job Description

School-Based Physical Therapist
Location: Gainesville, FL 
About Us: ProCare Therapy is a leading healthcare staffing agency specializing in connecting talented healthcare professionals with rewarding job opportunities in school settings. We are currently seeking a dedicated School Registered Nurse to join our team. If you are a compassionate and experienced healthcare professional looking to make a difference in the lives of students, we want to hear from you! 
Position Overview: We are looking for a skilled Physical Therapist to work within our school setting to assess, plan, and implement individualized therapy programs for students with a range of physical disabilities and challenges. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of child development and possess the ability to collaborate effectively with educators, parents, and other professionals to support student success.
Responsibilities:

  • Conduct assessments to evaluate students' motor skills, strength, range of motion, and functional abilities.
  • Develop and implement individualized treatment plans to address students' physical therapy needs, including interventions to improve mobility, coordination, balance, and gross motor skills.
  • Provide direct therapy services to students both individually and in group settings, using evidence-based practices and therapeutic techniques.
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other members of the educational team to integrate therapy goals into the student's educational program and daily routines.
  • Monitor students' progress and adjust therapy interventions as needed, documenting outcomes and maintaining accurate records of therapy sessions and progress reports.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings to discuss student progress, develop individualized education plans (IEPs), and coordinate services to support student goals.
  • Provide consultation and training to school staff and parents on strategies and techniques to promote students' physical development and independence within the school environment.
Qualifications:
  • Master's or Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited program.
  • Valid state license to practice as a Physical Therapist.
  • Certification or licensure in school-based physical therapy (if applicable).
  • Experience working with children and adolescents with a variety of physical disabilities and developmental delays.
  • Strong knowledge of pediatric physical therapy principles, assessment tools, and intervention strategies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with students, families, educators, and other professionals.
  • Commitment to promoting inclusion and advocating for the unique needs of students with disabilities in the school setting.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team in a fast-paced educational environment.
Benefits:
  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment with opportunities for growth and advancement.
  • Meaningful work impacting the lives of students and families within the school community.

 
If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and are dedicated to supporting their physical development and well-being, we invite you to apply for the position of School-Based Physical Therapist. Join our team and help us create a positive and inclusive learning environment where every student can reach their full potential. 
 
Please send resumes to my email at [email protected]
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