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Physical Therapist - Fee For Service (FFS)

Lackawanna, NY, USA Req #371
Monday, June 10, 2024

Job Summary:
Provide physical therapy services to individuals as outlined in their Individual Education Plan or Individual Family Service Plan. Services are to be provided in accordance with New York State practice act guidelines for Physical Therapy Services, the American Physical Therapy Association as well as in accordance with all company, state and federal standards and regulations; as well as within all regulations and requirements set forth by the organizations with which the company collaborates.

Essential Job Duties:
1. Reviews all available documentation related to the individual prior to beginning treatment; including the IEP/IFSP, script and prior evaluations if available
2. Develops an appropriate treatment plan for each individual
3. Performs treatments according to IFSP/IEP and accepted professional standards and practices
4. Conducts ongoing assessment of individual during each visit and modifies goals/outcomes/treatment plan accordingly
5. Performs appropriate parent/caregiver education and develops home programs as necessary
6. Works as part of an inter-disciplinary team, utilizing communication with all team members to enhance the treatment program of the individual
7. Maintains an accurate schedule
8. Submits all required documentation of visits according to established procedures
9. Performs evaluations as assigned and when necessary
10. Communicates with families on a regular basis
11. Keeps abreast of legal responsibilities, professional ethics, standards of practice and agency rules, policies and regulations.
12. Provides for own professional growth by attending continuing education and inservices; tracking this to assure compliance with state licensing requirements
13. Discontinues therapy when child no longer meets eligibility requirements
14. Provides own transportation to service locations
15. Maintains client confidentiality with HIPPA/FERPA and agency guidelines
16. Maintains professional appearance, follows agency dress code
17. Attends annual Fee For Service Meeting and any other meetings required by your supervisor
18. Attends CPSE and IFSP meetings for individuals on caseload as required
19. Adheres to and signs Annual Employee Agreement
20. Performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as assigned by their direct supervisor
21. Will be reimbursed for each session that is completed appropriately and in accordance with established billing procedures.

Basic computer skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Strong time management skills
Interpersonal skills

Minimum Degree Required: Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy program with a Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience: 1-2 years of pediatric experience is required

License/Registration/ Certification:
• Current New York State Physical Therapy License and Registration
• Valid NYS Driver’s License

• Minimum of 36 hours of Continuing education per licensing period (3 years) as per NYS Office of Profession guidelines
• All required agency trainings
• All trainings required by programs you service individuals in, including but not limited to, OCFS and Early Intervention

Physical Requirements:
The frequent physical demands of the position are sitting, standing, walking, climbing, talking, listening, repetitive motions, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, handling of children and grasping.


All services rendered will be paid at the Fee For Service (FFS) rate, per the service provided.

Other details

  • Job Function Non-Essential
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • Lackawanna, NY, USA