Physical Therapist

Casa Pediatric Care, LLC

Consider joining the team as a Physical Therapist with Casa Pediatric Care. We are seeking a full-time or part-time PT to join our small-but-mighty team of therapists dedicated to providing quality early-intervention services in Northwest Arkansas. Our practice is unique in that all services we offer are provided within natural environments (homes, daycares) with a focus on caregiver coaching and empowerment. We are dedicated not only to giving excellent care to the children and families we serve, but also working as a team to support and empower one another. This position will primarily service Washington county (Springdale, Fayetteville, and adjacent areas) and will allow the therapist to create their own work schedule. Spanish-speaking applicants are encouraged.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Evaluate each child’s functional motor skills, identifying areas of strength and needs/challenges, using formal evaluation measures and informal assessment as indicated. Design individualized Plan of Care and/or IFSP that target the child’s developmental needs and prioritize the family’s concerns and goals.
  • Implement treatment plan in natural environment settings (home, daycare, school, or community-based setting). Therapy to place an emphasis on building parent capacity to provide support to their child’s area of concern during daily routines, using parent coaching strategies.
  • Evaluate children’s needs for adaptive equipment including orthotics and equipment related to positioning and mobility and team with local DME companies to supply adaptive equipment.
  • Document evaluations, therapy, and progress notes as needed in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with Medicaid, insurance, and First Connections guidelines.
  • Coordinate with other CPC team members and prioritize interprofessional practice with other medical and educational team members to facilitate quality and holistic care for each child. Make referrals within and outside of CPC as warranted. Participate in CPC team meetings.
  • Participate in IFSP and biannual review meetings as part of the First Connections program.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all information as required by HIPPA law.
  • Additional responsibilities for candidates interested in full-time work to include: creating relationships with local pediatricians’ practices and/or hospitals to expand referral sources. Providing education to community partners, administrative support with onboarding/scheduling new patients, expanding on systems for documentation, and planning for program growth and change, among other responsibilities to be determined as needed.

General job requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program
  • Valid Arkansas State PT license
  • Continuing education to meet minimum licensure requirements for the state and the First Connections program
  • Valid Driver’s license, automobile insurance, working and dependable personal vehicle, clean background checks
  • Due to the Medicaid provider’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, all staff must be vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious exemption and accommodations.

Additional benefits to be included:

  • Hot spot provided or reimbursement
  • Mileage reimbursement including app to automatically track mileage
  • Dedicated Google Voice work phone number (if desired)
  • Simple IRA retirement fund with 3% employer match
  • Continuing education: Up to $700 to be reimbursed toward approved Continuing education course(s)
  • Licensure: Reimbursement for State License renewal

For Full-time employees-

  • Paid time off (PTO) + 7 paid holidays (New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day)
  • Health Insurance Benefit

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $55.00 – $68.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Continuing education credits
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan

Healthcare setting:

  • Private practice

Medical specialties:

  • Home Health
  • Pediatrics

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

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