Physical Therapist PRN (As Needed)

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Location:
Kaufman, TX US
Job ID:
96366
Department:
Physical Therapy
Area of Interest:
Physical Therapy
Job Type:
PRN
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Kaufman

Qualifications/Duties:
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
Outpatient and acute care experience preferred

Work Hours/Schedule: PRN (as needed); weekdays 8am-5pm

Work Location/Setting: Acute Care and Outpatient

Essential 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 Kaufman is a 91-bed acute-care, full-service hospital serving Kaufman and Henderson counties and southern Dallas County since 1979. Hospital services include women’s care, cardiac rehabilitation, wound care and diagnostic and imaging services. Texas Health Kaufman was recently recognized as a Pathway to Excellence® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is a Level IV Trauma Center.  Our location, 35 miles southeast of downtown Dallas, brings all the perks of country living to your lifestyle and puts the city's best features within convenient reach.
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