PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPIST (PCN 256)
Work Hours: 7:30-1800
The physical therapist assumes professional responsibility for providing evaluation and treatment for clients requiring services as defined by Alaska’s Physical Therapy Association (AKAPTA) and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The physical therapist will be responsible for developing treatment plans and the implementation and documentation of treatment plans. They will also be responsible for appropriate communication (verbal & written) with other service and medical providers, intake/billing specialists and family members.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
- A minimum of 2 years of experience with pediatrics and an active interest in working with a multidisciplinary pediatric therapy team.
- The ability to market pediatric services and engender confidence among providers and clients
- A degree in physical therapy from an accredited university.
- Successful completion of the National Physical Therapy Examination.
- Current licensure in good standing to practice physical therapy in the state of Alaska, or the ability to acquire current licensure in an appropriate time frame.
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification accredited by the American Heart Association.
South Peninsula Hospital is a combined 22 bed critical access hospital and a 28 bed long term care facility located at the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula. Our vision is to be the provider of choice with a dynamic and dedicated team committed to service excellence. We currently have a fully equipped rehabilitation department including a pediatric gym and waiting room suited to meet the needs of various patients and their families.