Physical Therapist (PT) Opening Near Oak Lawn, IL | October - January Leave Coverage

Oak Lawn, IL 13 days ago

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Category Schools - PT
Job Type Contract

Soliant is delighted to present an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Physical Therapist Assistant to provide coverage for a maternity leave from October through January. This role involves working with a diverse caseload, spanning from Pre-K through 8th grade, across five schools in the Oak Lawn, Illinois area. If you are a qualified Physical Therapist Assistant with experience in school or pediatric settings and a passion for helping students achieve their physical therapy goals, we encourage you to apply for this position.


  • Collaborate with the Physical Therapist and educational team to assess students' physical therapy needs and develop appropriate intervention plans.
  • Provide direct physical therapy services to students in a school-based setting, addressing a range of developmental and motor challenges.
  • Implement individualized therapy plans that align with students' specific goals and IEP (Individualized Education Program) objectives.
  • Work with students to improve their gross motor skills, mobility, strength, and coordination, fostering independence in various educational environments.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of student progress, therapy sessions, and assessments.
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other school professionals to integrate therapy strategies into the educational curriculum.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of group therapy sessions when necessary.
  • Support and promote a positive and inclusive learning environment for all students.


  • Associate's degree in Physical Therapist Assisting or a related field.
  • Valid Illinois state licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant.
  • Previous experience in a school or pediatric setting is preferred.
  • Strong commitment to providing high-quality physical therapy services to students.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with students, families, teachers, and other professionals.
  • Dedication to creating an inclusive and equitable learning environment.

Feel free to contact me with any questions regarding this position, or any other positions you see on the Soliant Health website.

Jake Schenberg
Account Executive | Soliant Health
470.299.1183 | [email protected]

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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • Competitive Salary
  • Weekly Paycheck
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Extensive Medical Coverage
  • Licensing Assistance
  • Custom Housing
  • Travel Assistance
  • Professional Development Reimbursement