|Geographic Location: All Cities In, Texas 75001
|*Physical Therapist *- PT
|Job Code: SR-PT (Outpatient) - TX
|Physical Therapist Summary
A Physical Therapist plans and administers medically prescribed or referred physical therapy age specific treatment programs for patients to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability following disease, injury, surgery or loss of body part. Must document patient care, educate and inform patient and referring physician on outlined plan of care and discharge as guided by patient progress and managed care directives. Maintains a " customer orientation" awareness while interacting with patients, families and other professionals.
Uses and Discloses patient protected health information:
Only as it applies to job functions,
In amounts minimally necessary for intended purpose,
In a confidential manner.
Essential Duties of Physical Therapist Includes
Adhere to American Physical Therapists Association (APTA) Code of Ethics.
Establishes a physical therapy diagnosis through baseline assessment of function and form.
Supervises aides in preparation or assistance with patient care.
Communicates assertively and openly about patients care plan.
Maintains daily progress notes, correspondence with referring physician and departmental documentation procedures.
Recognizes responsibilities and role as primary therapist when other therapists are involved with patient care.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on the physical, psychosocial, safety and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served.
Administers manual therapeutic exercise.
Instructs, motivates and assists patients in non-manual exercises.
Trains/educates staff personnel, students, community, etc.
Completes other delegated projects or duties as assigned.
Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.
Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.
Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.
PTA, PT, OT, SLP, COTA, PHYSICAL THERAPIST, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST, SPEECH THERAPIST
Western Dallas Metro, TX
The JAG Group, Inc. is an Atlanta based Healthcare recruiting firm, specializing in the placement of permanent healthcare professionals.
Requirements for Physical Therapist
Bachelors or Masters degree in Physical Therapy, or
Graduate of an accredited program in Physical Therapy.
Must have knowledge and familiarity of theory of physical medicine, application of modalities and physical therapy agents and procedures relative to physical therapy and the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, disease and dysfunction.
Evaluation tools used to measure range of motion, strength, and functional abilities and wound size.
State Physical Therapist license required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification preferred.
|Date Posted: 05/10/2013
|Position Type: Physical Therapist
|Job Status: Full Time
Specialty Type: Physical Therapy
|Employment Setting: Not Specified