NOW HIRING! Per Diem Pediatric PT

Play Works Gorge Children's Therapies in Hood River, Oregon is looking for an experienced Pediatric Physical Therapist (Per Diem) to join our team of pediatric therapy professionals. We provide care to the following age groups: Infant (30 days to 1 yr.), child (1-12 years), adolescent (13- 21 years). Discover the work/life balance you seek while living in one of the nations best small adventure towns! Top per session reimbursement. Contact Sarah McDonnell at info@gorgeplayworks.com for more information regarding this exciting opportunity, or to submit your cover letter and resume. 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

• Provides pediatric physical therapy treatment to the patients in an accurate and timely manner. • Provides on-going therapy on an outpatient basis. • Communicates (to the parents as well as in reports, daily notes and in evaluations) observations regarding the patient’s progress, lack of progress, goals, etc. • Documents daily/weekly therapy for each client in the “Daily Notes”. • Responsible for maintaining good working relationships with coworkers and facilitating teamwork wherever services are being provided. • Demonstrates sensitivity to cross cultural issues. • Adheres to the regulatory and practice standards of Pediatric Physical Therapy. 

KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS: • Knowledge of neurological and musculoskeletal diseases. • Knowledge of rehabilitative treatment techniques as utilized by the generalist in treating multiple age groups. • Knowledge of orthopedic manual therapy techniques. • Knowledge of the regulations and practice standards of Pediatric Physical Therapy. • Knowledge of direct patient care of Physical Therapy to pediatric patients. • Skill in treating Pediatric Physical Therapy patients. • Skill in using applicable equipment and instruments. • Skill in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands. • Skill in critical thinking in the performance of Pediatric Physical Therapy. • Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with others. • Skills in maintaining good working relationships with community resources, referral sources, agencies and colleagues (OT and SLP).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • A Cleared/Clean Oregon Physical Therapy License  • Approximately one (1) year of experience working exclusively with a pediatric population. • Participation in continuing education in pediatric therapy subjects as required by the Physical Therapy governing authority.

Sarah McDonnell