WPTA Classifieds

Pediatric Physical Therapist

    Vision Forward Association , Milwaukee, Wi
posted: July 21, 2014

Position:  Pediatric Physical Therapist                                    Start Date:  ASAP

Pay Range: Commensurate w/Experience                              Hours: (30 hours) w/ Benefits

Job Summary:  Under the direction of and reporting to the Therapy Manager, the Physical Therapist is responsible for evaluating the gross motor function and assessing for equipment needs of children under the age of six, who are referred to Children Services.  Services include assessment, intervention planning, implementation of intervention, and transition planning. These services are provided in collaboration with families.

Performance Standards and Expectations

Evaluates newly referred clients and provides re-evaluation as needed.

Develops a plan of care for each child and submits the plan to the child’s physician for approval.

Treats children with disabilities or delays in developmental milestones within Vision Forward or natural settings, such as homes and daycare facilities. 

Provides direct physical therapy services in accordance with child’s individual family service plan.

Monitors child’s progress with regard to established goals and document services delivered.

Provides ongoing and consistent consultation with families and caregivers for carryover of recommended activities.

Participates in team meetings to discuss goals and progress and maintains ongoing contact with families and physicians as necessary to ensure the child’s fullest development.

Consults and works with team members of multi-disciplinary teams to incorporate appropriate strategies and goals into the child’s plan, to ensure the child’s fullest development.

Completes paperwork adhering to documentation guidelines and timeliness.

Contributes to the functioning of the organization by attending department and agency staff meetings, participating in discussion and accepting committee assignments to complete various tasks related to Children Services operations and procedures.

Remains current on new techniques and practice. Attends in-service trainings, professional workshops, conferences and seminars to continually enhance professional skills and knowledge.

We offer:

Family friendly atmosphere

Flexible schedule

Competitive salary

Comprehensive benefits (health, dental, vision, life)

401k matching

Term Life Insurance

Continuing education reimbursements

The opportunity to have a tremendous positive impact on the lives of people dealing with vision loss

Qualifications and Essential Functions:

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy and a current Wisconsin state license.

Experience working with pediatrics ages birth to six both in the natural environment and clinic settings is preferred.

A valid Wisconsin Driver’s License and use of personal automobile required.

Ability to write and read reports.

Ability to effectively communicate with children, parents, professionals and other employees of the organization.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands, sit, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, talk and hear, and have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Must always represent the Association in a professional, respectful and courteous manner.

Must be in compliance with the Confidentiality Policy at all times.

 Send resume to, by July 30th:

 Vision Forward Association

Attn: Human Resources Director

912 N. Hawley Rd

Milwaukee, WI 53213

E-mail: jcline@vision-forward.org

FAX : 414-256-8744

Website: www.vision-forward.org

 

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

 

Company: Vision Forward Association
Location: Milwaukee, Wi
Contact: Jacque Cline Email: jcline@vision-forward.org
Phone: 414-615-0101 FAX: 414-256-8744
Web Site: vision-forward.org

Clinical Assistant/associate Professor

    University Of Wisconsin - La Crosse , La Crosse, Wi
posted: July 02, 2014

Are you eager to develop the next generation of physical therapists?  Do you desire to contribute forward-thinking ideas in a respected PT Program with a well-established curriculum?  If so, the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse (UW-L) Physical Therapy Program encourages you to apply for a 9-month full-time Instructional Academic Staff Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor position. 

Required Criteria: The successful candidate must:

Be licensed or eligible to practice physical therapy in Wisconsin

Have a doctoral degree or the ability to complete a doctoral degree within a prescribed time (DPT or equivalent)

Have a minimum of three years experience as a practicing clinician

Demonstrate proficiency in educating physical therapy students

Have the ability to participate in scholarly activity

Desired Criteria: The successful candidate should display the following:

Expertise in the area of adult neurological rehabilitation

ABPTS Board Certification in neurology or geriatrics or other advanced clinical certifications

Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with a variety of professionals within the university setting and in clinical settings

Ability to present a positive and professional attitude when dealing with students, clinical staff, patients, and local community and the national professional community

Able to function independently, setting direction and priorities with minimal supervision

Possess excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills, organizational and time management skills

Skills in computer applications necessary for teaching, program administration, data collection and analysis

Experience as a clinical educator 

The UW-L Physical Therapy Program supports and values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek a colleague who shares the Program's commitment to diversity and who will be a dedicated teacher, active participant in scholarly activity, effective mentor for students with diverse backgrounds, preparation, and career goals and maintain a professional relationship with other clinicians in the area. We encourage applications from persons with varied backgrounds and perspectives. 

The Physical Therapy Program is part of the College of Science and the Health and Department of Health Professions.  Other programs in the Department of Health Professions include Medical Dosimetry, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant and Radiation Therapy. Our program consists of 10.5 dynamic core faculty and a strong complement of adjunct faculty.  We are committed to mentoring and supporting new faculty in areas of teaching, scholarship and research. 

The PT Program is located in the Health Science Center (HSC), recognized for its spacious, well-appointed teaching labs and classrooms and established biomechanics, human performance and anatomy laboratories  Our  PT Program has strong alliances with national, regional, and local medical centers and practices. Relationships with the La Crosse Institute of Movement Science (LIMS), the Gundersen Lutheran Sports Medicine Residency Program and the La Crosse Medical Health Science Consortium create a dynamic environment for academic and clinical professionals. 

This position will be open until filled with a first review date of August 25, 2014.  The position start date is anticipated to be January 2015.  If you have any questions about this position, please contact Dr. Paul Reuteman PT, DPT, OCS / Search Committee Chair, at preuteman@uwlax.edu or 608-785-8469. 

Note: Electronic submission of application materials is required.  For additional information about this position and to apply, please visit https://employment.uwlax.edu/

UW-La Crosse is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and we encourage applications from persons with varied backgrounds and perspectives.  Please contact the Search and Screen Committee if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.

Employment will require a criminal background check.  A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

 

Company: University Of Wisconsin - La Crosse
Location: La Crosse, Wi
Contact: Shauna Salow Email: ssalow@uwlax.edu
Phone: 6087858474 FAX: 6087858460
Web Site: www.uwlax.edu/pt