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Physical Therapist (PT) School Based
Complies with all legal and ethical guidelines of physical therapy practice acts. Organizes and implements physical therapy services and supports. Establishes and maintains an appropriate record keeping and reporting system. Provides direct, indirect, and consultative physical therapy intervention for individual students and/or groups as per IEP. Consults with home and school personnel and outside agencies regarding needs of individual students. Instructs, supervises, and monitors home and school personnel in the therapeutic management of students. Receives and records initial referral information and requests. Obtains additional or supplementary information from appropriate persons, agencies, and/or available records. Conducts screening and/or evaluation using formal and informal tests. Documents, analyzes, and interprets data. Participates in ARDC meetings a appropriate. Makes recommendations for physical therapy intervention and refers to other services as appropriate. Coordinates services and provides information to school personnel and community agencies. Provides on-going information for administrative personnel regarding physical/motor disabilities, physical therapy services, and implication for student placement. Provides informal and formal professional learning for all levels of educational and support personnel. Provides clinical internship opportunities for students enrolled in physical therapy schools and physical therapist assistance programs. Integrates current professional knowledge and skill into physical therapy services and supports. Plans and conducts training for parents and/or non-school personnel to facilitate the total growth of the student at school and in other settings. Collaborates with school personnel to facilitate the participation of students in the total school program (e.g., field day adaptations). Performs other duties as assigned.
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