United Therapy Solutions

Company Name: United Therapy Solutions
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Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: Fanwood, NJ
Job Posted Date: 20-04-2023
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Job’s Overview:

United Therapy Solutions is seeking a IMMEDIATE SCHOOL BASED PHYSICAL THERAPIST (CENTRAL NEW JERSEY) in Fanwood, NJ. Please take a moment to read the job post below if you are interested:


Who We Are
United Therapy Solutions is a New Jersey based pediatric therapy company servicing NJ school districts and their families. Our management team is comprised of school-based therapists with well over 50 years of combined experience. Our unique perspective provides us with the ability to provide support to both our clients and providers. Employees can expect a welcoming company culture with opportunities for professional growth.
The UTS administration recognizes our providers play a critical role in the lives of our students. As a group of related service professionals we strive to make an impact in the lives of our students. In supporting our providers, we are supporting our students.
Join our growing team! Currently serving the NJ Schools and Community with passion and purpose!

Benefits for Full Time School Based Physical Therapist
Part of our commitment to our therapy team is making sure they have access to a benefits package to support the well-being of both them and their families! Our employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package.
Benefits Include:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance & Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account/Health Spending Account
  • 401 K with matching
  • Sick Pay/Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discounts

Employment Includes:

  • Paid Prep/Documentation/Travel Time and Reporting
  • Established and Consistent Schedule
  • Managerial Support

Career Development for Full Time School Based Physical Therapist
At UTS we recognize the importance of our provider’s professional career goals. It is for that reason that we provide each of our full time employees a yearly continuing education stipend to be used towards their professional development. In addition UTS provides optional learning opportunities.

Job Description

  • Professional Scope of Duty Consistent with NJ Standards of Practice, NJ Special Education Code and NJ Department of Education
  • Population: Varied Public School

Requirements for Full Time School Based Physical Therapist

  • NJ Standard Certificate (School Certification Must Be In Process or Issued)
  • NJ DOE Fingerprint Clearance
  • New Grads welcome to apply
  • Design and implement physical therapy interventions that allow students maximum benefit from their educational program;

  • Measure and document student progress resulting from the physical therapy interventions;

  • Gather appropriate information from students, parents, and other team members regarding the child’s functional motor performance in school settings;

  • Select, administer, and interpret a variety of screening instruments and standardized assessment tools;

  • Collaborate with IEP teams to identify, examine and evaluate eligible students’ strengths and needs to establish their ability to participate in meaningful school activities and routines with or without assistance;

  • Participate in the IEP/504 process, including collaboratively determining the need for physical therapy as a related service under IDEA or as a reasonable accommodation under Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA);

  • Teach and train family members and educational personnel in an effort to help the student achieve his or her IEP goals;

  • Consult with school personnel, parents, and students to coordinate the delivery of physical therapy services, which may include:

  • Interpretation of assessments and recommendations;

  • Explanation of the potential impact of developmental and/or medical impairments on educational performance;

  • Instruction of other caregivers regarding the physical management of students, such as safe lifting, positioning, assisted ambulation, gross motor programs, vocational tasks, leisure activities, and/or equipment use;

  • Setting realistic expectations for student performance in school;

  • Selecting, modifying, or customizing adaptive equipment and assistive technology.

  • Form partnerships and working relationships with other team members in the school setting to promote effective physical therapy plans of care;

  • Coordinate physical therapy interventions within the student’s educational program;

  • Suggest appropriate environmental adaptations to facilitate/maximize student access and participation in the educational program;

  • Educate school personnel and families to promote inclusion of students within the educational setting by developing, demonstrating, training, and monitoring the effectiveness of strategies and intervention activities, and subsequently using gathered data to make program modification decisions. This includes the use of assistive technology for access and participation in the general education curriculum;

  • Support the safe transportation of students;

  • Referring students to other related service personnel and to healthcare providers as appropriate;

  • Serve as a liaison among school, medical personnel, and medical equipment vendors;

  • Comply with all Medicaid requirements for school-based claiming, including timely filing of claims that meet Medicaid standards;

  • Comply with all district policies, rules and regulations.

  • Comply with NJDOE and NJ State PT Board daily paperwork requirements

  • Maintain timely reporting and accurate billing logs

  • Getting the IMMEDIATE SCHOOL BASED PHYSICAL THERAPIST (CENTRAL NEW JERSEY) designation comes with some responsibilities. It would be a wise idea to take a few minutes to learn more about it so you can make an informed decision.

    Applicants must meet the above-mentioned requirements in order to qualify for consideration to work as a IMMEDIATE SCHOOL BASED PHYSICAL THERAPIST (CENTRAL NEW JERSEY).

    By clicking on the apply now button, you will be redirected to the official recruitment website where you can fill out your application.