Phoenix Children's Hospital Pediatric Physical Therapist in Scottsdale, Arizona
Pediatric Physical Therapist
Department: PCH-MAIN | Physical Therapy
Posting #: 600028
Date Posted: 6/8/2021
Employee Type: Regular
This position provides physical therapy services to pediatric population, neonate to adolescence, including evaluation and treatment, using modalities such as exercise, heat, water, electricity, massage, light and ultrasound.
Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.
Evaluates and treats patients with sensory-motor and/or musculoskeletal disorders/delays, demonstrating knowledge of normal growth and skills necessary to provide age appropriate services, using exercise, heat water, electricity, massage, light, and ultrasound as prescribed by a physician. This may include recommendations for equipment to maximize performance. Provides care as outlined in the standards of care section of the Policies & Procedures Manual.
Maintains appropriate documentation in compliance with Joint Commission and CARF standards, including participation in Total Quality Management
Organizes, develops, implements, and coordinates motor performance of patient care with other disciplines within the hospital and resources within the community, including discharge planning via charting, letters cares conferences, and rounds. This includes patient/family teaching for appropriate function within the home and implementation of home program. Prepares and participates in in-service training programs on regular basis.
Uses pediatric based behavior management strategies and matches diagnostic/therapeutic interventions to age and disability of children. Establishes appropriate treatment plans with age-appropriate goals and target timeframes, which are discussed with family and mutually agreed upon.
Organizes, develops, implements, and coordinates motor performance of patient care with other disciplines within the hospital and resources within the community, including discharge planning via charting, letters cares conferences, and rounds. This includes patient/family teaching for appropriate function within the home and implementation of home program. Prepares and participates in in-service training programs on regular basis
Builds and maintains rapport within the department, hospital, and community, professionally interacting with physicians, families, and hospital/community personnel. This includes preparation and participation in in-service training programs on regular basis. Supervises and directs rehab technician and/or students, providing input into their performance evaluations.
Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Phoenix Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Phoenix Children’s also provides aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us.