COMPENSATION: $70,012 -$78,799 BENEFITS:
WORK SCHEDULE: 40+ hours per week
PHYSICAL WORK LOCATION: Juneau, Alaska
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.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
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:
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.
Additional training required after hire:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
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.