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Physical Therapist - Early Intervention

Company: Thom Child And Family Services
Location: Norwood
Posted on: March 20, 2023

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Job Description:

Job Description *Sign-on-Bonus available $3,000* Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity working with the pediatric population (children birth to 3 years)? Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of families? Thom Child & Family Services located in Norwood, MA is seeking a Physical Therapist/PT to join their team. As an Early Intervention Physical Therapist/Clinician, you will be responsible for providing home and community based early intervention services to infants and toddlers who have or are at risk for developmental delays and their families in both their homes and community settings. You will partner with parents/caregivers to ensure service delivery is individualized, meaningful for the family, and grounded in evidence-based practice. Through this collaborative process you ensure families' priorities, needs, culture, and values are prioritized. Position Responsibilities:Participate in multidisciplinary team assessments of client's developmental status.Provide direct services and activities developmentally appropriate for children 0-3 and their families.Participate in the development of Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) with responsibility for identifying goals, objectives, and strategies related to the child's development. Complete progress notes, reports, assessments, and correspondence as appropriateProvides individual and group intervention for infants and toddlers from birth to three years old who have developmental delays or who are at risk for delays in the areas of cognitive, adaptive behavior, social-emotional, self-care, fine motor, gross motor, and communication development.Assess family and child strengths/resources, concerns, and progress. Act as service coordinator for the family by scheduling, developing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the intervention plan for each family on caseload, ensuring that appropriate procedures and timelines are followed.Provides supportive professional assistance to families. Facilitate parent-child interactions to encourage child's development; assist families to act as advocates for their child. Position Requirements:Current licensure as a Physical Therapist by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Health ProfessionsExperience with infants, toddlers and families is preferredKnowledge of family systems and early childhood development.Ability to engage in meaningful, therapeutic relationships with children, parents/caregivers, and community partners.Commitment to delivering individualized and culturally humble services.Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills.Abide by all confidentiality and professional boundaries standards.Good computer skills as well as strong documentation skills.Current driver's license and reliable transportation.Bilingual/Bicultural a plus. Thom Child & Family Services offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package including, but not limited to:Flexible Schedules: FT, PT, Per Diem and family hoursHealth and Dental Insurance, including Fitness Benefits and Wellness Incentive Program. Generous vacationPersonal timeSick time (80 - 96 hours every year)Paid holiday (10-12 paid holidays)403(b) with employer matchingSection 125 flexible benefits plan (Medical and dependent care)Employer sponsored Long-term disability insurance.Employer sponsored Life InsuranceEmployer sponsored Accidental Death and Dismemberment InsuranceProductivity Bonus PlanContinuing education leave and paid conference fees.Paid professional license renewal fees.Clinical supervision, mentoring and team support.Mileage reimbursementOther optional benefits:Short-term Disability InsuranceAccident InsuranceCancer Insurance Please note that Thom Child & Family Services are following the COVID guidelines for health care providers outlined by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. NO PHONE CALLS OR RECRUITERS PLEASE Thom Child and Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.--- All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, familial status, domestic violence status, or any other status protected by law.--- PI206565601

Keywords: Thom Child And Family Services, Boston , Physical Therapist - Early Intervention, Healthcare , Norwood, Massachusetts

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