APPLICANT POOL: PHYSICAL THERAPIST

    Albuquerque Public Schools
    Albuquerque, NM 87101
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    SUMMARY: To provide physical therapy services for students by creating a flexible program and an environment favorable to learning and personal growth.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Incumbent must achieve the following outcomes with or without reasonable accommodation:
    • Cooperates in the development and implementation of the District program of instruction, as applicable to physical therapy.
    • Plans and implements programs of therapy that help students develop to their potential in motor, perceptual and self-help skills and as much as possible, meets individuals needs, interests and abilities.
    • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of Individual Educational Program goals.
    • Assesses therapeutic progress of students on a regular basis.
    • Prescribes effective programs or initiates referrals to appropriate agency personnel and provides progress reports as required.
    • Establishes and maintains standards of appropriate student behaviors and disciplines needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere.
    • Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students, parents, and staff concerning students' physical therapy program and/or progress.
    • Evaluates student's needs for adaptive equipment and facilitates the acquisition of appropriate equipment and instructional materials.
    • Obtains physician's prescription for evaluation and treatment for all new students entering a physical therapy program.
    • Provides training and on-going direction to school personnel and parents for carryover of physical therapy programs in the classroom and/or at home.
    PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:

    DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:
    • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills.
    • Interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone.
    • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects and coordinate the work of others.
    • Knowledge of district policies on immunization, medication, first aid, emergencies and child abuse/neglect.
    • Knowledge of all laws, regulations and guidelines affecting teachers and students.
    • Knowledge of effective classroom management techniques.
    REQUIREMENTS:

    MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
    • Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy.
    • Valid New Mexico Physical Therapist, K-12 License.
    • Valid New Mexico State Board license in Physical Therapy.
    CONTACT INFORMATION:

    Bernadette Lucero-Turner / turner_b@aps.edu

    APPLY TO:

    APPLY ONLINE: WWW.APS.EDU, APS Jobs, Certified Application.

    In addition to providing supporting documents to meet the position requirements, you must also submit an updated cover letter & resume.

    ADDITIONAL INFO:

    SALARY:

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    Posting ID: 554940886Posted: 2020-05-21