Physical Therapist (PT) Positions Available
Physical Therapist Jobs at Sunny Days
Sunny Days continually looks for outstanding early intervention professionals in multiple specialty areas. Candidates must possess state-specific professional licenses and experience in pediatric care. Toys/testing tool ownership is required, and experience with home-based service delivery and working with caregivers is expected, but not mandatory.
If you are interested in working as a physical therapist for a financially strong, continuously growing, and progressive company, apply to one of our open physical therapist positions today.
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The primary role of a physical therapist is to provide care to children with physical functional problems related to injuries or other conditions. The care administered a physical therapist is fundamental to promoting mobility and improving quality of life. Using your clinical expertise, the child will be observed and evaluated in order to diagnose specific physical or developmental delay. After a diagnosis is made, a plan of care is created which will utilize a variety of techniques in order to promote mobility.
Physical Therapy and Early Intervention
The most important years for physical growth in children are birth to age three. Brain development is most critical during these years, so a developmentally-delayed child benefits the most from early intervention as soon as possible.
Sunny Days provides home-based physical therapy to children in need of early intervention. As a Physical Therapist at Sunny Days, you should expect to:
- Examine children through proven tests that measure attention, cognition, nerve integrity, body mechanics, balance, mobility, and other physical limitations.
- Evaluate test results to diagnose areas for improvement in each child.
- Communicate with other Sunny Days staff members to identify other areas for improvement.
- Communicate with the parents and/or caregivers of each child to incorporate strategies into their daily routines.
- Develop a plan of care for each child that includes established therapy strategies and techniques.
- Provide instruction to each child demonstrating the techniques established in the plan of care.
- Educate parents on reinforcement and early intervention information.
- Provide the necessary recommendations for additional treatment.
- Perform reassessment as needed.