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Pediatric Physical Therapist at Phoenix Children's Hospital

Pediatric Physical Therapist

Phoenix Children's Hospital Phoenix, AZ Full Time
Position Summary

This position provides physical therapy services to pediatric population, neonate to adolescence, including evaluation and treatment, using modalities such as exercise, heat, water, electricity, massage, light and ultrasound.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.
Position Duties

  1. Evaluates and treats patients with sensory-motor and/or musculoskeletal disorders/delays, demonstrating knowledge of normal growth and skills necessary to provide age appropriate services, using exercise, heat water, electricity, massage, light, and ultrasound as prescribed by a physician. This may include recommendations for equipment to maximize performance. Provides care as outlined in the standards of care section of the Policies & Procedures Manual.
  2. Maintains appropriate documentation in compliance with Joint Commission and CARF standards, including participation in Total Quality Management
  3. Organizes, develops, implements, and coordinates motor performance of patient care with other disciplines within the hospital and resources within the community, including discharge planning via charting, letters cares conferences, and rounds. This includes patient/family teaching for appropriate function within the home and implementation of home program. Prepares and participates in in-service training programs on regular basis.
  4. Uses pediatric based behavior management strategies and matches diagnostic/therapeutic interventions to age and disability of children. Establishes appropriate treatment plans with age-appropriate goals and target timeframes, which are discussed with family and mutually agreed upon.
  5. Organizes, develops, implements, and coordinates motor performance of patient care with other disciplines within the hospital and resources within the community, including discharge planning via charting, letters cares conferences, and rounds. This includes patient/family teaching for appropriate function within the home and implementation of home program. Prepares and participates in in-service training programs on regular basis
  6. Builds and maintains rapport within the department, hospital, and community, professionally interacting with physicians, families, and hospital/community personnel. This includes preparation and participation in in-service training programs on regular basis. Supervises and directs rehab technician and/or students, providing input into their performance evaluations.
  7. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
 

Recommended Skills

  • Client Rapport
  • Hospitals
  • Human Musculoskeletal Systems
  • Pediatrics
  • Teaching
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