Physical Therapist

Position Title: 
.4 FTE Physical Therapist 

Purpose
The Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative (NLSEC) is seeking a part-time Licensed Physical Therapist to join our team and serve students in several member school districts, beginning in the 2021-22 School Year.

Date of Availability: Beginning of 2021-22 School Year

Date Closing: until filled

Qualifications, Education, and Experience:
-State Certification to practice as evidenced by current state license as a Physical Therapist.
-Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.
-Graduation from an accredited program of physical therapy
-Experience working in an education or school setting preferred 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
-Must display knowledge in conducting diagnostic/assessment functions
-Must show ability to work in team-making decision situations with parents, teachers, and administrators
-Knowledge of physical therapy standards and practices
-Knowledge of school-based services, IEP paperwork, and MA billing process
-Must possess strong written and verbal communication
-Provide direct and indirect physical therapy services for the purpose of demonstration and monitoring to children and students
-Develop and provide a monitoring service for those children who may require physical therapy services at a future date
-Responsible for instructing other school personnel such as paraprofessionals, teachers, as well as parents, etc., in conducting regularly scheduled exercises/activities when appropriate

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
-Works in standard office and school building environment

Travel Requirements
-Travel between member districts and professional meetings is required.

Equipment
-Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

See attached job description for additional details

Submit the NLSEC application found at nlsec.org, cover letter and resume, along with 2 letters of professional reference to Director of Special Education, Dena Hagen: dhagen@nlsec.org OR mail to 16 E. Hwy 61, Esko, MN 55733