Orange Tree Staffing
Orange Tree Staffing is seeking Physical Therapists to make a difference with students in the US Virgin Islands!
Are you looking to make a difference in a child’s life within your community? When you join Orange Tree Staffing, LLC, you partner with a team that is making a positive difference with our children. OTS is committed to establishing life-long learning results by supporting and empowering therapists and educators through continuing education, communication, and support. These opportunities are in school settings and follow the school year calendar, servicing preschool, elementary, middle, and high school populations. We strive to place you with the school that best matches you. We offer free and unlimited CEUs!
Orange Tree Staffing is seeking Physical Therapists to “Build and Inspire Growth” by providing education-based services to students in the US Virgin Islands. As a PT, you will assess students’ skills to determine their needs and develop teaching plans to meet them including:
Assess identified students to determine whether there is an educationally significant need for physical therapy.
Participate in the Individual Education Plan (IEP) team to establish goals, objectives, and the length of time required to achieve the goals.
Schedule and deliver the physical therapy interventions with students as determined in the IEP.
Consult with special education teachers, general education teachers, paraprofessionals, speech and occupational therapists, physical education teachers, nurses, school administrators, bus drivers, and other school personnel as well as parents to provide information and recommendations regarding students with physical disabilities.
Communicate with physicians, and service agencies regarding orthotics and adaptive equipment need for the student.
Instruct classroom personnel (teachers/paraprofessionals) in safe transfer techniques.
Instruct and supervise classroom personnel in carrying out specific programs for individual students.
Monitor the students’ progress toward goals and objectives and provide written reviews every semester.
Assist students in developing feelings of self-worth and in making social adjustments that permit them to cope with disabilities.
Maintain appropriate, confidential records and provide timely reports.
Order and maintain an adequate inventory of materials and supplies.
Assist with public awareness activities that lead to a better understanding of the needs of exceptional children.
Keep abreast of new information, ideas, and techniques in pediatric physical therapy and practice in educational environments.
Obtain prior approval for all special activities and expenditures.
Ensure that school district policies are observed during all activities.
Adhere to all district health and safety policies.
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Special Services and building administrator are consistent with the general requirements and qualifications for the position.
Schedule: Monday- Friday, Daytime Hours
Paid general and professional liability insurance
24/7 accessibility, support, and mentoring from OTS
Stipend towards completed background checks
Access to medical, dental, and vision, benefit plans