• Physical Therapist

    Job Locations US-MA-Brockton
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/17/2018 11:50 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1094
    # of Openings
    10
    Category
    Allied Health Professionals
    City
    Brockton
    State/Province
    Massachusetts
    Postal Code
    02301
  • Overview

    Here at BAMSI, we recognize that our employees are are greatest resource! Are you ready to make a difference? Be a BAMSI believer!

     

    Physical Therapists at BAMSI assess, diagnose, evaluate, and treat children with a wide variety of confirmed or suspected developmental disabilities. The Brockton Early Childhood Intervention Program is a public health program that provides therapeutic support to infants and toddlers who have developmental delays or are at risk for such delays. The goal of the program is to help children as soon as possible so they can reach their full potential. Services include speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and skill development.

     

    Must be a licensed physical therapist with a valid driver's license in state of residence and own means of transportation required. Home Visits and travel to surrounding towns is required.

     

    BAMSI is a private, non-profit culturally diverse human services organization providing services to adults and children with developmental disabilities, mental illness, behavioral health, and public health needs. We at BAMSI believe that those we serve are capable of amazing things and deserve our best.  We support them in their journeys and celebrate their accomplishments along the way.

     

    We strive to offer valuable benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees’ lives. Our comprehensive benefits include:

    • Generous Time Off Package
      • up to 4 weeks combined vacation, personal and cultural holiday
      • 11 paid holidays
      • up to 2 weeks Sick Time
    • Highly Specialized Paid Trainings including opportunity to earn CEUs
    • Health and Dental Insurance
    • Life, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
    • 403B plan with discretionary match
    • Wellness Activities
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Career Development Opportunities

    *Available benefits are based on position and scheduled hours.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

     

    1. Perform Neuro/Motor evaluations, participate in area sensory/motor assessments, and adaptive equipment as needed to diagnose, evaluate and treat children with a wide variety of confirmed or suspected disabilities.
    2. Treat children with a variety of confirmed or suspected disabilities, using the interdisciplinary model of practice.
    3. Develop, write and implement IEP's for children age birth to three yrs. old.
    4. Serve as an advocate for parents and children in the first 766 evaluation when leaving the program.
    5. Choose appropriate training materials.
    6. Work within an interdisciplinary team approach, providing consultation, training and supervision to other staff members.
    7. Provide training and support to families.
    8. Write reports, record progress and interpret reports to families and other staff members.
    9. Attend meetings and appropriate trainings as required or as assigned by supervisor.
    10. Perform duties to reflect reasonable safety standards. Universal/standard precautions must be utilized and training obtained in areas that constitute risk.
    11. Perform duties in accordance with agency/program policies and procedures.
    12. Perform other related work duties as needed or assigned by supervisor or designee.

    Qualifications

    • Massachusetts license as Physical Therapist required.
    • Two years post graduate experience in pediatric physical therapy desired.
    • NDT Training desired.
    • Must possess a valid driver's license in state of residence and have own means of transportation.
    • Must have accurate or correctable auditory and visual abilities to observe children and maintain safety.
    • On an infrequent basis, must be able to respond rapidly to safeguard children during an emergency including thereat of fire, disaster or imminent danger. Emergency response may require running, carrying or lifting children.  Must be able to react quickly to prevent injury or harm to a child.
    • On a moderate to frequent basis, must have the agility to move quickly to reach a child who may need assistance. Must be able to stoop, squat, sit or otherwise position self to closely interact with children.  Must be able to bend, reach, stretch and participate in play

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