Texas Health Resources Physical Therapist – Inpatient Rehabilitation Center in Dallas, Texas
Physical Therapist (Full Time) – PT OT ST Rehab Department
Fast-paced, high volume PT OT ST Rehab Department is looking for top skilled Physical Therapist. Is that you?
Work location: Texas Health Dallas, 8200 Walnut Hill Ln. TX 75231
Work hours: Full Time – Day Shift; 40 hours/a week. Saturday – Tuesday with rotating holidays
Inpatient Rehabilitation Center highlights:
A very diverse and inclusive team with a focus on exceptional patient care.
A CARF accredited 44 bed unit with Stroke and Amputee Program certifications.
Recognized as a top rehabilitation hospital by U.S. News.
Patient-focused, 44 bed inpatient rehabilitation unit with a very diverse and progressive team, focused on patient outcomes, individualized, exceptional patient care and progression of our disciplines.
Here’s What You Need
Bachelor's Degree Completion of a Physical Therapy program Required
Adult Acute and Inpatient Rehabilitation experience Strongly Preferred
PT - Physical Therapist Texas Physical Therapy License Upon Hire Required
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support (prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly) Required
What You Will Do
Performs age-appropriate patient assessment and establishes plan of care
Obtains/verifies physician order for therapy and validates for appropriateness
Reviews available medical records and obtains pertinent medical history from patient or family
Ensures that patient has given informed consent to treatment
Evaluates each patient using age and diagnosis appropriate assessment tests and measurements, including appropriate outcome assessment
Integrates assessment results to identify functional problems and prioritizes care needs with patient and family
Sets appropriate, measurable, functional goals with time frames to address the identified problems including patient/family goals and
Determines plan for care, and/or appropriate therapeutic interventions to achieve stated goals
Initiates therapy discharge planning in collaboration with care team and patient based on prognosis and expected discharge disposition
Demonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient assessment and individualizes care based on age specific needs. 25%
Performs age appropriate patient treatment
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
Determines patient response to treatment and evaluates progress (reassessment)
Educates patient and family through instruction, demonstration, and/or appropriate handouts in treatment plan, safety issues, home
programs/self management and assistive equipment
Maintains patient safety 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
Motivates non-compliant or unmotivated patients to participate in therapy 35%
Demonstrates Professional accountability
Utilizes available resources (equipment, support personnel, educational resources) to maximize efficiency and productivity and to meet
personal developmental needs
Participates in orientation and training of less experienced staff, students, volunteers and observers
Responsible for care provided under their direction, including that provided by licensed assistants and therapy technicians
Attends and/or leads hospital, department, and community meetings / educational in-services
Meets established productivity targets
Represents department in a positive manner to hospital/system/community
Completes assigned work within scheduled hours and offers assistance to others to ensure departmental work is accomplished
Seeks assistance/supervision/consultation as needed and reports to supervisor any problems and/or solutions regarding delivery of patient
Willing to be cross-trained to treat any diagnosis or level of care
Participates in continuous improvement activities and/or teams
Demonstrates commitment to the maintenance of a clean, safe work environment that is compliant with departmental, hospital and
regulatory agency requirements
Works in partnership with peers, other disciplines, and departmental personnel
As required, participates appropriately in departmental safety drills / emergency procedures
Performs Appropriate Documentation
Documents all aspects of assessment, plan of care, and re-certifications in accordance with departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other
applicable regulatory guidelines
Documents all aspects of each treatment session in accordance with departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines
Obtains physician signature on all plans care and re-certifications, providing proof of all attempts to obtain signature such as documenting
contacts in medical record and retaining fax cover letters
Accurately submits patient charges and records procedures according to departmental policy
Documents assessment of education needs, education provided, and patient understanding of education provided in accordance with departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines
Completes discharge summary for each patient in accordance with departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines
Completes all documentation within established time frame
If appropriate, completes all required team documentation including intake process, plan of care, and discharge summary
As appropriate / required, completes required outcome tools and any additional documentation for outpatients, acute stroke patients and for
specialty units/programs (i.e. Lysholme, MDS, DRS, team staffing reports, etc.)
Documents and reports unusual occurrences, on the job injuries, and medical device malfunctioning
Other Significant Activities in Addition to Job Responsibilities/Competencies
- Participates in strategies to meet business initiatives and unit/team, program, and department specific goals and targets
Additional perks of being a Texas Health Physical Therapist
Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, student Loan forgiveness as well as several other benefits.
A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.
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