Must hold a certificate issued by any agency.
The certificate position area must be in Health Occupations.
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: Preschool/Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The certificate status must be active.
Develops, plans, and implements appropriate therapeutic programs for identified students in the school district.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
Develop, implement, and monitor IEPs for all students eligible for physical therapy services. Develop, implement, and coordinate a physical therapy program, including philosophy, vision, departmental procedures and goals. Provide direct service to students as indicated on specific IEPs. Provide homebound service, as needed. Evaluate students, interpret assessment findings, and appropriately convey information to parents and school teams. Consult with school staff, parents, and agencies regarding student needs, progress, and instructional modifications. Validate outside diagnostic evaluations and program recommendations. Recommend and assist with procurement of therapeutic equipment and materials based on student needs, as needed. Maintain student services, administrative, and other department records in accordance with the Arizona Physical Therapy Practice Act as well as school district, state, and federal policies. Communicate and consult with school staff, parents, administrators, physicians, community, and other professionals effectively verbally and in written form. Participate in professional growth activities. Establish and maintain good rapport with students, employees, community members, and vendors. Maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality.
This job description is not a comprehensive listing of duties, responsibilities, or activities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Ability to observe, receive, and otherwise obtain information from all relevant sources. Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Ability to effectively document and record information and write general correspondence and reports. Ability to communicate effectively with others, verbally and in writing. Ability to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with students and others, and maintain them over time. Ability to interpret an assortment of assessments and evaluations furnished in variable forms. Ability to apply new knowledge to the job. Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite software programs and other programs as it relates to position Ability to operate most standard office equipment
May supervise assistants while working with students.
This job operates at school sites.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Regularly required to be mobile. Regularly required to sit and focus on a computer screen for extended periods of time. Regularly required to see, talk and hear. Manual dexterity regularly required in the preparation of reports and other documents. Regularly required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full time, exempt position, contracted for 166 days between July 1 and June 30. Employee will typically work Monday through Thursday.