Physical Therapist - Early Childhood Intervention

Department: Physical Therapy

Location: Houston , TX

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The Harris Center is looking for an experienced Physical Therapist to join our IDD and Early Childhood Intervention services team

About the Position

As a Physical Therapist at The Harris Center, you will conduct initial evaluations and reassessments regarding child development and physical therapy to infants and toddlers 0 - 3 years old. You will need to assess the child's development for initial and annual eligibility. You will also provide regular assessments regarding the development and ongoing progress in order to develop and enact an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) to meet the needs of the child and family. Based on the child's IFSP goals, you will provide physical therapy services. In addition to caring for the patient's physical therapy needs, you will also provide mentoring and supervision to PTAs.

About Early Childhood Intervention

As part of our Intellectual Disability and Autism Services, The Harris Center provides services designed to assist parents in addressing the needs of children under the age of 3 with delayed development and/or certain medical diagnoses that result in delayed development. Our team works together to provide evaluation and assessment, occupational and physical therapy, speech-language therapy, service coordination, family counseling and education, and developmental services in the child's home or community settings. 


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Life and accident insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability 
  • Prescription plan
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Retirement plans with company matching
  • Free banking
  • Generous PTO
  • Family and Medical leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • New hire referral bonus
  • Various discounts (mobile phone service, fitness centers and other wellness amenities)
  • Loan Repayment Programs


  • Master’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • Valid licensure as a Physical Therapist in the state of Texas
  • Experience working with children 0 - 3 years old, preferred

About The Harris Center

The Harris Center is the state-designated Local Mental Health Authority and Local Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) Authority serving Harris County, Texas.  As the largest behavioral and developmental disability care center in Texas, The Harris Center provides a full continuum of services at 86 different sites across Harris County in more than 42 different languages as well as sign language in order to better serve our community. We are committed to meeting the behavioral health and IDD needs of Harris County residents and giving them hope to live to their fullest potential.

The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD (“The HARRIS CENTER”) is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. 

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