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Community Healthlink Physical Therapist in Leominster, Massachusetts

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Come join a friendly and diverse team of professionals who provide quality home visiting services for infants and toddlers. Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a part-time (24 hrs/wk) Physical Therapist for our Early Intervention program in the North Worcester County area.

The Early Intervention (EI) team provides strength-based, family-centered services for young children under three years of age who have developmental delays or are at risk of a developmental delay. Services are designed to meet the needs of each infant or toddler, and the needs of their family. The EI team provides services in the home/community setting with the goal of enhancing the child’s physical, cognitive, communication, social-emotional and adaptive skills.

  1. Provides direct intervention services to children 0 - 3 and their families.

  2. Carries out service coordination functions when appropriate as defined by the Early Intervention standards.

  3. Assists in transition planning prior to discharge from the program.

  4. Referrals to outside agencies as needed.

  5. Maintains client records and other administrative duties according to DPH and Lipton Early Intervention policies.

  6. Adhere and complete all CHL's protocols, policies, and procedures.

  7. Early Intervention services are provided both in-person and/or by Telehealth.

  8. Attends in-service education and professional meetings as required.

  9. Respects diverse views, approaches, and contributes to maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility, and acceptance towards all employees, clients, families, and visitors.

  10. Maintains regular, reliable, and predictable attendance.

  11. Ability to work independently and contribute to the overall success of the team.

  12. Flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, verbal, written and communication skills.

  13. Maintains productivity standards according to the collective bargaining agreement.

  14. Perform other related duties.

  • Bachelors Degree or higher

  • MA PT license required.

  • CPR/First Aid certification or obtain within 6 months of employment.

  • Department of Public Health CEIS certification or eligible for certification.

  • NPI or apply for NPI (National Provider Identifier Number).

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience working with young children and families preferred.

  • Evaluates and treats children with musculoskeletal, neurological and/or cardiopulmonary deficits which may block normal movement.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of typical infant/toddler development in perceptual/fine motor, gross motor, cognition, language and communication, self-care and personal/social areas.

  • Demonstrate the ability to support positive child and family development.

  • Develops functional intervention techniques appropriate for infants and toddlers with atypical development.

  • Current valid US-issued driver’s license and ability to provide a registered and insured automobile for work related purposes, including travel between work sites.

  • All candidates will be subject to a CORI review as outlined in the regulations set by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services. For more information, click here.

PCN#: 5983

Street: 100 Erdman Way