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Physical Therapist

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Hartford
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

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 seeking applicants for Physical Therapists to serve in Shelton, Connecticut and surrounding towns. This position will 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
  • 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
  • Completes necessary documentation to facilitate reimbursement through primary funding sources
  • Attends mandatory in-service training sessions and monthly team meetings
  • Comply with all Federal and State regulations and assure the health and safety of all staff and clients we serve 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 FULL TIME BENEFITS:
      • Health and dental insurance
      • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
      • Employee discounts with various vendors
      • 401k plan with company match
      • Life Insurance
      • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
      • Profit Sharing
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Flexible Schedules
      • Advancement opportunities 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/Careers.

Keywords: Benchmark Human Services, Hartford , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Hartford, Connecticut

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