JobID 3065 : Physical Therapist (#2010097)

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Full-time

Description

Definition: 
The Physical Therapist (P.T.) provides therapy evaluation and service to qualified students, ages 3-22. S/he acts as a liaision between schools and agencies when medically related therapy is being provided out-of-district. 

Essential Functions:
(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class).

Tasks: 
Participate in pre-referral process to general modifications and accommodations to be implemented in regular education settings. Obtains and relays information to and from parents and other medical personnel relating to a student’s physical status and needs. Conducts screenings and evaluations relating to physical therapy needs. Provides input to diagnostic and placement team relating to a student’s P.T. evaluation and placements. Develops therapy related goals and objectives as part of the student’s Individual Education Plan (I.E.P.). Designs and implements activities to help a student meet the goals and objectives of his/her I.E.P.

Knowledge, Skills and other Characteristics:
Has a thorough knowledge of the field of physical therapy as well as special education requirements (both federal and state regulations).
The P.T. will work independently and must possess a high degree of motivation, self-direction, and accountability.

Physical Requirements:
Work is performed in an indoor environment. Work requires frequent sitting, repetitive motion, vision to monitor and lifting up to 15 pounds. 

Qualifications: 
Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy.
Arizona Physical Therapy License
 Experience working within the school setting.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (Additional compensation will be considered if candidate meets preferred qualifications):
Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy or similar
Arizona Physical Therapy License
Experience working within the school setting.
Will Supervise a minimum of 1, maximum of 2 Physical Therapists; supervises a maximum of 4 Physical Therapist Assistants.

Depending on the needs of the District, some incumbents in this class must be able to demonstrate fluency in both Spanish and English as a condition of employment. 

Salary: Refer to PNT Salary Schedule               Hours per Day: 8               Days in Contract: 211        Start Date: 2020/2021 School Year

Application Procedure:
Apply online

 

Posted By

Sunnyside Unified District

2238 E. Ginter Rd, Tucson, AZ 85706
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$8,172 (USD)

State Average: $8,651 (USD)

% ELL Students

13%

State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio

19.53

State Average: 23.13

% IEP Students

13%

State Average: 12%

FTE

1,952

State Average: 143