Responsible to assist in the practice of physical therapy under the supervision of a physical therapist. Typically, therapy will be provided in the child’s natural environment.
1.Exhibit a positive professional attitude with supervisors, co-workers, children, and community.
2.Maintain confidentiality of all children and employee related information.
3.Exercise sound judgment and provide appropriate care in the performance of duties.
4.Assist in delivering the treatment plan after the child has been evaluated and the treatment plan has been developed by the physical therapist and approved by the IFSP/IEP team.
5.Will track the need for reassessment, report changes in status that might warrant reassessment or referral, and may administer the reassessment under the supervision of the supervising physical therapist.
6.Immediately discontinue any specific treatment procedure which appears harmful to the child and immediately notify the supervising physical therapist.
7.Not discharge the child from a treatment program without supervision from the supervising physical therapist.
8.Maintain appropriate certification.
9.Exhibit positive language and behavior skills as a model for children and families.
10.Adheres to the Physical Therapy Code of Ethics.
11.Serve under the general supervision of a Licensed/Registered Physical Therapist following the supervision guidelines set forth by the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners (ECPTOTE).
12.Provides and updates schedule as changes occur and ensures proper planning as per the IFSP.
13.Other duties as assigned.
- Two (2) to Three (3) or more years pediatric experience
- Associates Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant from an accredited program.
- Successful completion of the National Certification exam.
- State of Texas Physical Therapy Assistant License.
- The candidate must have a valid driver's license, a safe driving record and auto insurance required.
- Bilingual ability (English/Spanish) is required.
- The candidate must pass a pre-employment physical.
- Proficiency in computer and Microsoft Office programs
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Community Action Corporation of South Texas
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CACOST is a private non-profit organization established in 1971 and funded through federal, state and local grants. CACOST currently serves 16 counties via a wide variety of community programs and services. CACOST lives its mission each day, which is to continuously improve the lives of South Texans by providing high quality health care, education, housing and economic opportunities to reduce poverty through services and partnerships.
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