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Pediatric Physical Therapist, PRN

Company: CareerLink
Location: Omaha
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Summary:

Evaluates patients with known or suspected health conditions and performs therapeutic treatment procedures as indicated. - Makes patient referrals to other health care agencies/disciplines as indicated. - Instructs patients and family members in individualized activity programs designed to maximize functional abilities. Completes timely documentation. Coordinates care with other members of the health care team across the continuum of care. Supports the advancement of function and mobility while preparing the pediatric patient for discharge from an inpatient setting. Makes appropriate discharge recommendations including services and equipment. Preference to experience in pediatric intensive care unit and/or advanced care unit in pediatrics but not required. Employee would have to be available for weekend coverage. Employee is also responsible for supporting the mission, goals, and vision of Creighton Pediatric Therapy.
Qualifications:

Graduation from a physical therapy education program is required. Licensed or eligible for licensure to practice Physical Therapy by the Nebraska State Department of Health is required. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification required. Experience in pediatric physical therapy preferred. Terminal degree and/or specialty pediatric practice certification preferred. Displayed proficiency in the use of common physical therapy standardized assessments, an understanding of childhood development, and the use of treatment procedures is required prior to and following hire. Completion of HIPAA and immunization requirements prior to patient care is required. Completion of NPI number; insurance plan credentialing; and children and vulnerable adult training prior to independent patient care are required. Completion of background check and drug screen during the pre-employment process is required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Provide high quality, evidence-based, family-centered care
Educate and support parents of children with special needs through training opportunities -at the clinic and within the community
Provide a comprehensive health care program to the community focusing on improving wellness, enhancing quality of life, empowering families, and bringing hope
Contribute to the body of evidence through clinical research
Serve as a resource, training, and diagnostic center for -sensory integration services

Keywords: CareerLink, Omaha , Pediatric Physical Therapist, PRN, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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