Part Time Physical Therapist - USD

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POSITION:             PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT  - USD
182 days per year working 20 hours per week
2 years only
 
ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER
 
 
JOB SUMMARY:  The Physical Therapist Assistant will work with the special education population with gross motor deficits that qualify for services based on standardized testing by the district physical therapist.
 
District Expectations:
The Physical Therapist Assistant will:

  • Works with the District Physical Therapist to provide gross motor services to special needs students who qualify for services;
  • Assists and guides staff in observing, describing, and referring suspected and identified gross motor delayed students;
  • Provides screening to identify gross motor delayed children at regular intervals and at specified levels;
  • Assists in proper referrals of individuals to agencies and specialists in the community;
  • Provides appropriate individualized programs of therapy coordinating with the physical therapist to meet individual students’ needs and correct existing gross motor delays;
  • Collaborates with classroom teachers and other school staff members to implement therapy by suggestions for the student’s daily activities;
  • Provides information, support, and counseling to parents and families when appropriate;
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
Education/Experience:
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant from an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant Program.  Current Utah License to practice as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the state of Utah. 
 
Your application will be complete when you provide the following:
  • Cover letter explaining clearly how you qualify/meet district expectations for the position;
  • Evidence of licensure as a physical therapist assistant;
  • Undergraduate transcripts documenting evidence of a college degree from an accredited institution;
  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation, including at least one from a direct supervisor (does not have to be a current supervisor), which address candidate’s skills at working effectively with students, parents, staff and community members.
 
COMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE GIVEN PREFERRED CONSIDERATION
SALARY:                                      As per District COTA Salary Schedule
                               
DEADLINE FOR APPLYING:      Open until filled
                                                                               
BEGINNING DATE:                     August 2021
 

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Uintah School District

635 West 200 South , Vernal, UT 84078
 

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Uintah School District

635 West 200 South , Vernal, UT 84078