Pediatric Physical Therapist


Pediatric Physical Therapist

Juneau, AK
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    COMPENSATION: $70,012 -$78,799 BENEFITS:

    • 11 Paid Holidays
    • Personal Leave
    • Dental, Vision, Life, and Long Term Disability Insurance

    WORK SCHEDULE: 40+ hours per week


    POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for providing early intervention and physical therapy services to families with infants and toddlers (birth to 3 years of age) who experience developmental delays or disabilities. Services include family service coordination, developmental evaluations, physical therapy, and service developmental coaching within the child and family's natural environment.


    • Provide services to address the promotion of sensorimotor function through enhancement of musculoskeletal status, neurobehavioral organization, perceptual and motor development, cardiopulmonary status, and effective environmental adaptation. These services include:

      • Screening, evaluation, and assessment of children to identify movement dysfunction;
      • Obtaining, interpreting, and integrating information appropriate to program planning to prevent, alleviate, or compensate for movement dysfunction and related functional problems; and
      • Providing individual and group services or treatment to prevent, alleviate, or compensate for, movement dysfunction and related functional problems.
    • Provides consultation to other providers and families.

    • Provides family service coordination for children enrolled in the program, as needed.

    • Develops and implements Individual Family Service Plans.

    • Maintains up-to-date and accurate files and data entry in accordance with ILP and agency policies and follows billing procedures.

    • Participates as a team member in transdisciplinary assessments.

    • Travels to outlying areas as needed to provide services.

    • Develops and maintains collaborative working relationships with other providers and agencies serving families. In doing so, makes referrals and accesses resources for children and families.

    • Work is performed primarily within the client's home, including evening home visits; and will require driving during inclement weather conditions.

    • Facilitates the transition process for children exiting from the program based on ILP standards.

    • Participates in public awareness activities and child find efforts.

    • Provides in-service training as necessary within the program, parent groups, community, and at statewide conferences.

    • Supervises PT students as needed.

    • Understands and complies with all agency policies and procedures.

    • Ensures confidentiality as prescribed by agency policy and federal/state law.

    • Maintains and promotes a positive professional working relationship with all employees and partner agencies.

    • Attends and participates in meetings, committees and training as assigned.

    • Performs other duties as assigned by the ILP Director.

    • Participates in community diagnostic teams as needed.


    • Master's degree in physical therapy (new graduates may be considered)
    • Current Alaska State licensure to practice physical therapy
    • 1 year of experience providing pediatric physical therapy
    • Valid Alaska driver license, reliable personal vehicle, and auto insurance per agency standards

    Additional training required after hire:

    • Registry with the SEED with an assigned level of 10 or higher within 30 days of hire.
    • Completion of the State of Alaska Part C Credential within 6 months of hire.
    • CPR/FA certification within 30 days of hire
    • TB clearance required within 30 days and maintained throughout employment
    • Alaska Background check clearance required prior to providing PT services


    • Knowledge of child development.
    • Proficiency in the use of computers for word processing, spreadsheets and other applications.
    • Strong organization, documentation, and time management skills.
    • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
    • Detail oriented with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • Effective problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to complete required documentation and reports within required timelines.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to perform sedentary and active work that requires some lifting. Visual acuity necessary to utilize a computer monitor throughout the course of a normal workday. Ability to perform repetitive keyboarding activities and operate general office equipment.

    WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed at the REACH office, client homes, and requires driving and traveling to home visits, evening visits and may include travel to outlying communities by small planes.