Physical Therapist (Early Intervention) – Douglas ESD
Douglas Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education
This position will require an additional 5 weeks that will be worked during the months of July and August.
Douglas ESD is accepting applications for an Early Intervention Physical Therapist for the Douglas County Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education program. This position works 190 days per year, 5 days per week PLUS an additional 5 weeks of extended days in July and August.
Application Deadline: 03/01/2024 at 5:00 pm
Salary: $51,815 – $80,529 (depending on relevant verifiable experience)
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EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Degree in Physical Therapy required with graduation from an accredited physical therapy school. Must hold an Oregon Physical Therapist License.
JOB SUMMARY: Provide physical therapy assessment, therapy, and consultative services in the area of physical therapy. Services will be provided in Early Intervention for children with motor and sensory impairments.
DUTIES: This is not an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties or functions associated with the job. Full job description is attached in Applicant Tracking.
- Serving children birth to 3 through Early Intervention.
- Evaluate student motor and sensory skills to determine eligibility for special education services using standardized assessment instruments.
- Evaluate motor (gross and adaptive) and sensory development to determine appropriate type and amount of physical therapy services required to insure reasonable educational progress.
- Instruct, train, and monitor classroom staff and parents in the implementation of appropriate motor activities, accommodations, and modifications.
- Design and fabricate adaptive devices and equipment to enhance independence in the educational setting.
- Team with other personnel and agencies to provide coordinated and effective services.
- Participate in IFSP and IEP meetings to assist with the development of individual child educational plans.
- Implement motor activities, accommodations, and modifications that support IFSP and IEP goals.
Douglas ESD has been awarded the Douglas County Working Parents Award for 2023.
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