Pediatric Physical Therapist, PRN
Posted on: November 23, 2021
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.
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
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
Keywords: CareerLink, Omaha , Pediatric Physical Therapist, PRN, Other , Omaha, Nebraska
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