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.
- 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 Mission, Vision, & Values
To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their familiesVision
Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.
We realize this vision by:
- Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
- Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
- Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
- Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
- We place children and families at the center of all we do
- We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
- We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
- We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
- We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable