School Based Physical Therapist- Independent Contractor

Eluma
Job LocationUS
Job TagRemote

Description:

Location: Remote.

eLuma is the premier provider of live, online therapy services (also known as teletherapy and telepractice) and software solutions for K-12 special education. We don’t just fill a need, we help districts integrate online speech therapy, school psychology, counseling, mental health services, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and a broad range of assessments with onsite services to support district teams and create better student outcomes.

With a national network of high-quality therapists & educators, an innovative software platform, and a game-changing case management system, eLuma empowers K-12 special education programs to provide related services in the most effective, cost-efficient and dependable way. eLuma is one of the fastest growing companies in this exciting niche.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work remotely and autonomously
  • Any availability will be considered within typical school-based hours
  • Document individual and group sessions in eLuma’s web-based platform
  • Provide skilled speech therapy treatment for students, both individually and in group settings
  • Complete session SOAP notes within 48 hours of treatment
  • Prepare for and provide Physical Therapy sessions to students according to IEP
  • Prepare for and attend IEP meetings (virtually)
  • Some contracts include Case Management duties to ensure appropriate delivery of services
  • Communicate with families and/or school personnel regarding services and scheduling
  • Design innovative and engaging materials, prepare IEPs as needed on a timely basis, document goals, and modify goals based on student needs and performance
  • Conduct assessments with students and complete assessment reports
  • Conduct screenings as needed by the school to determine if further evaluation is required
  • Write progress reports as required by the school
  • Complete all required documentation in eLuma’s secure portal. (Some schools may require documentation in their systems as well)
  • Adhere to FERPA and HIPAA regulations, including The Privacy Rule and The Security Rule.
  • Adhere to HIPAA privacy safeguards around teletherapy
  • Understand and follow the ASHA’s Code of Ethics and Scope of Practice, along with any state regulations
  • School-specific variations may occur

Qualifications:

  • Master’s or Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy
  • Active state licensure where residing and where performing teletherapy services (and Department of Education credential, if required by state regulations)
  • APTA Certification
  • Basic computer and technical skills (you’ll be using a webcam)
  • Preferred:
    • Two + years’ experience, preferably in the K-12 setting
    • Teletherapy experience

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