Manhattan Behavioral Center (MBC) is seeking a positive, dynamic Physical Therapist that is interested in joining a therapeutic team where the goal is to offer every child the opportunity to thrive.
Why Choose Us?
MBC has created a workplace that is inclusive and diverse - where everyone can be their authentic self, and where authenticity is celebrated
We have an open-door policy which reflects our commitment to transparent and flexible communication between managers and team members
Data informs decisions, and we are constantly learning, creating, and evolving to meet the needs of the children
We are humble and have the mindset of being better today than we were yesterday
Strong commitment to professional development with 5 days per year of guest speakers, workshops, and open forums
Ongoing support from present and dedicated supervisors
Consideration for future part-time and full-time openings
Join an organization where you can help build each child’s program from the ground up
Work collaboratively with members of transdisciplinary teams
Opportunities for growth across all companies
If our company culture matches your values, come join the team at Manhattan Behavioral Center!
Part Time/Fee for Service Physical Therapist for clinic and in-home cases
Cases available during and after school hours; weekends as well
$80-$90 per 45 min session, $100-$110 per hr. based on education, experience, and certifications
Your Impact Here at MBC
Provide direct therapy on a 1:1 basis to individuals between the ages of 4 – 21 years old with autism and other special needs
Provide formal and informal physical therapy assessment of each client on caseload.
Complete daily session notes indicating progress towards clients’ skill acquisition
Develop and write annual goals and objectives for each client on caseload
Write semi-annual progress reports describing clients’ acquisition towards established goals
Participate in the insurance authorization process (e.g., initial and reauthorization evaluations/reports and session notes) if family is seeking reimbursement
Carry over data collection and behavior management interventions and reinforcement procedures in accordance with each client’s behavior management plan and center policies
Collaborate in a multi-disciplinary setting with other providers (e.g., BCBA's, OT's, and SLP's) that are clients’ team members
Build and maintain a professional and positive relationship with parents/caregivers and outside providers by ensuring frequent communication (e.g., check-ins, recurring updates, etc.)
Submit all thorough and complete paperwork in a timely manner to the PT supervisor
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
Graduate from an accredited university with a degree in Physical Therapy
Current New York State Physical Therapy License
Minimum 3 years’ pediatric experience in the field of PT and one year of experience providing PT to individuals with autism.
Familiarity with the Bruininks-Oseretsky Test and Peabody Developmental Motor Scales
Manhattan Behavioral Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. Manhattan Behavioral Center strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry,
Manhattan Behavioral Center, a growing clinical resource for families and people with autism and related disabilities, is here to support each person’s program from the ground up. Individually tailored, structured, and engaging services are created and executed with clinical integrity according to each person’s needs. Our services range from educationally based programming to a scientifically backed analytical approach to behavior.
We are a partner in research and services with The Manhattan Children’s Center, a world-class educational and therapeutic facility for children with special needs.
The MBC difference is our trans-disciplinary approach. Transcending traditional therapeutic models by disseminating and carrying out expert concepts across all settings and providers.