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Specialized Outpatient Programs including Wheelchair Seating Clinic, Vestibular Rehab Program & Aquatic Program
State Designated Brain & Spinal Cord Injury Center
Private Rooms & One-on-One Treatment Sessions
Inter-Disciplinary Team Approach between Physicians & Staff
Excellent Learning Environment with Continuing Education & Career Advancement Opportunities
Comprehensive Benefits include Sign-On Bonus, 401K with Company-Matched Funds, Medical, Vision & Employee Referral Program
The Physical Therapist (PT) assesses patients' physical and functional needs; develops and implements care plans; monitors and evaluates outcomes related to the assessment; provides patient and staff education and follows policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies. The PT independently manages his/her own patient caseload; provides services as part of an interdisciplinary team, and plans, implements and evaluates patient programs. The Physical Therapist adheres to principles of evidence-based practice in daily decision-making and abides by the State Practice Act and the APTA Code of Ethics. Follows policies and procedures in the Quality Improvement process and adheres to standards of behavior.
In accordance with physicians orders, the Physical Therapist assesses, evaluates, plans, and carries out physical therapy programs to restore maximum reasonable function and to minimize disability following disease, injury, or genetically acquired disabilities. Position tasks and responsibilities include:
Plans and uses therapies involving physical exercise, massage, heat, water, light and electricity.
Utilizes various mechanical and electrical equipment and prosthetic and orthotic devices.
Evaluates, records and reports on patient's response to treatment and progress toward identified goals.
Integrates physical therapy treatments with other aspects of patient care.
Assists patients reach their maximal reasonably levels of function and to cope with their limitations.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Instructs and educates patients and families.
Participates in patient discharge planning.
Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy is required; a current and clear Texas Physical Therapist license is required.
Experience: Experience in a rehab care setting preferred.
Skills/Abilities: Good organizational, critical thinking, multitasking, supervisory, and communication skills in a detail-oriented, customer- focused organization are required. Customer service abilities including effective listening skills; Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment; Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
Location: Houston,TX., other state locations open
Please send your resume to: William Norris, HR Manager