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Physical Therapist – Bridgeport, CT

Benchmark Human Services Bridgeport, CT Full-Time
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Category: Infant and Toddler Services
Wage: n/a
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:

Benchmark Human Services, a national leader committed to providing quality services to individuals with disabilities, is hiring! We are actively seeking applicants for a variety of therapeutic positions including Physical Therapists to serve our Connecticut locations. Ideal candidates will be licensed in their chosen profession and will be eager to provide home-based early intervention therapy services to infants and toddlers who are at risk for developmental disabilities as part of the Birth to Three Program.

This could be a part-time or full-time position to address functional needs of the child in various developmental domains, particularly related to physical development, sensory, motor and postural development. Work involves developmental screening/ assessment, physical therapy, and consultation with family members and other professionals working with the family.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops joint plan with family and recommends strategies utilizing evidence based practices and following the Natural Learning Environment Practices

  • Implements IFSP for enrolled families and recommends frequency of services based on child development status and family priorities and concerns

  • Assessment of children’s developmental needs for individualized planning

  • Provides families with information, skills and support related to enhancing their child’s development

  • Includes direct activities with the child designed to enhance the child’s development in one or more domains, including: cognition, adaptive functions, social/emotional skills, physical development and communication

  • Adaption of the environment to meet child/family needs in play, physical and gross motor development

  • Promotes activities in the “natural setting” to enhance implementation of the IFSP

  • Completes necessary documentation to facilitate reimbursement through primary funding sources

  • Attends mandatory in-service training sessions and monthly team meetings

  • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all staff and clients we serve

  • Comply with all Federal and State regulations

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Valid Physical Therapist License

  • Registered with American Physical Therapy Association

  • Knowledgeable of infant and toddler development

  • Prefer some experience working with birth to 3 population

BENEFITS:

  • Health Insurance

  • 401k

  • PTO

  • Profit Sharing

  • Sick Time

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Flexible Schedules

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If interested apply on-line at www.BenchmarkHS.com/Caree

 

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