Weekend Physical Therapist

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Location:
Dallas, TX US
Job ID:
94637
Department:
ACUTE REHAB
Area of Interest:
Physical Therapy
Job Type:
Full Time
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Dallas

Qualifications/Duties:
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Completion of a Physical Therapy program

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
None
One year acute rehab experience preferred

MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Texas (Physical Therapy License)
CPR certification or certification within 60 days from Hire Date

MINIMUM REQUIRED SKILLS:
Good verbal and written communication skills in English
Problem-solving ability
Ability to teach others
Time management skills
Good interpersonal and customer service skills
Basic leadership skills

WORK HOURS/SCHEDULE: Full Time -  Four 10 hour days - schedule includes Saturday and Sunday shifts.

WORK LOCATION/SETTING: Acute Rehab

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Uses therapeutic treatment techniques appropriate to patient age and desire for treatment.
•Performs treatment procedures that are within the scope of the professional license.
•Performs/delegates technical procedures appropriately and safely.
•Utilizes a variety of treatment techniques to achieve goals, if necessary.
•Determine patient response to treatment and evaluate progress (reassessment).
•Educates patient and family through instruction, demonstration, or appropriate handouts in treatment plan, safety issues, home programs/self-management and assistive equipment.
•Patient safety maintained throughout treatment
•Communicates with physicians and other healthcare personnel as appropriate regarding patient care issues
•Demonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient treatment and individualizes care based on age specific needs.


Entity Information:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit.  Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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