NORTH CENTRAL OHIO EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER Physical Therapist in Marion, Ohio
Position: Physical TherapistReports to: Assistant SuperintendentDescription: Under general direction, provides physical therapy services to NCOESC students in alignment with Individual Education Plan (IEP), Evaluation Team Reports (ETR), and/or 504 plans. Facilitates the improvement of gross motor activities, balance skills, strengthening, bilateral coordination skills and functional mobility needed for the student to fully engage in educational activities.Qualifications:• Successful completion of accredited Physical Therapy program.• Valid Ohio Physical Therapy and driver's licenses. Valid Ohio Department of Education (ODE) pupil services credential.• Valid First Aid & Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Certification• Minimum of one year of physical therapy experience including providing services to school-aged children.• Working knowledge of regulatory standards, ethical/legal responsibilities, and policies related to physical therapy in schools including ODE requirements.• Strong relationship building, communication (verbal and written), and presentation skills with school/campus staff, parents, and internal/external stakeholders. Strong interpersonal relationship skills including cultural sensitivity & competence.• Analytical ability to conduct complex fact-finding investigations and develop plans of action to address a variety of issues and concerns in a timely manner.• Ability to preserve confidentiality of student information and records.• Ability to read, analyze and interpret assessment results and use the results to develop treatment/intervention plans and classroom strategies that are appropriate to the educational goals of the student (and within the student’s least restrictive environment).• Ability to multi-task and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with high levels of quality and accuracy.• Ability to effectively communicate and present information to NCOESC administration, staff, parents, and other stakeholders.• Proficiency with use of PC hardware & basic software (i.e. Microsoft office), email, and office equipment (i.e., copier, fax, scanner, telephone, etc.). Proficiency with web based applications (i.e., Google Docs, ODE website, etc.), and NCOESC databases.