Physical Therapist
Bismarck
Posted 3 months ago

 

Pediatric Physical Therapist

Pediatric Partners is growing and adding to its team of skilled professionals. We are seeking a full-time, part-time or per diem Physical Therapist to join our Bismarck team.

If you are a dedicated person with a strong desire to change the lives of children and looking for an environment to share your expertise while collaborating with others, we want you!

Pediatric Partners offers outpatient therapy in a unique fashion that both patients and therapists love: in our new treatment facility as well as visiting patients in their home, daycare, or wherever in the community is most beneficial for their treatment plan. Our state-of-the-art clinic offers private treatment rooms, observation rooms for parents, a climbing wall, sensory and motor gyms, and more.

Physical Therapist responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare, or carry out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve, or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain, or prevent physical dysfunction in pediatric patients
  • Identify and document goals, anticipated progress, and plans for re-evaluation
  • Evaluate effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit
  • Test and measure patient’s strength, motor development and function, sensory perception, functional capacity, or respiratory or circulatory efficiency and record data
  • Observe patients doing tasks, ask the patient questions, and review the patient’s medical history and use the observations, answers, and medical history to evaluate the patient’s condition and needs
  • Write reports and maintain proper documentation of information, such as patient billing records or caseload activities, including the initial evaluation, treatment, progress, and discharge of clients
  • Assess and record necessary reports of patients’ activities and progress for billing and reporting to physicians and other healthcare providers
  • Educate and train a patient’s family and caregivers about how to accommodate and care for the patient
  • Evaluate a patient’s home, daycare or school environment and identify how it can be better suited to the patient’s needs and capabilities
  • Recommend special equipment, such as wheelchairs and braces, and instruct patients how to use that equipment

Qualifications:

  • Credentials from an accredited Physical Therapy program are required
  • North Dakota Physical Therapy license required by all

Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Benefits package for full-time employees includes: healthcare, flex spending account, paid time off, short- and long-term disability insurance, simple IRA, and more.

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