Physical Therapist

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Location:
Fort Worth, TX US
Job ID:
96983
Department:
Phys/Rehab Thrpy
Area of Interest:
Physical Therapy
Job Type:
Full Time
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Southwest

Qualifications/Duties:
Work Hours/Schedule: Full Time (32 Hrs/Wk); Monday - Friday
Weekend requirement averaging 1-2 weekend days per month with compensatory weekday off

Minimum Education Requirements:
Completion of a Physical Therapy program

Minimum Licensure Requirements:
Texas (Physical Therapy License)
CPR certification or certification within 60 days from Hire Date

Minimum Skill Requirements:
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
New grads welcome to apply

Work Setting/Location: Acute Care

Essential Duties:
•Uses examination techniques appropriate to patient age and desire for treatment.
•Uses therapeutic treatment techniques appropriate to patient age and desire for treatment.
•Performs evaluation/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 Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is a 222-bed full-service facility that includes surgical and imaging services, a 24-hour emergency department, orthopedics and sports therapy, adult critical care, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth, which has been serving Tarrant County residents since 1987, has 1,100 employees, 120 volunteers, and more than 600 physicians on its medical staff. The hospital is a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by American Nurses Credentialing Center, a designated UnitedHealth Premium Surgical Spine specialty center and has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the AARC.  We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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