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Texas Health Resources Physical Therapist (PT) PRN in Denton, Texas

Physical Therapist (PT) PRN

We’re looking for qualified Physical Therapists like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Denton: 3000 N I-35 Denton, TX 76201

  • Work environment: PT OT ST Inpatient

  • Work hours: PRN (As Needed) Rotating Shift

  • Salary range: $38.16 - $56.69 per hour (based on relevant experience)

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987. Hospital services include heart and vascular care, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, emergency medicine, and a weight loss surgery program. As one of the largest employers in Denton County, Texas Health Denton has more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties. Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Denton is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree (Completion of a Physical Therapy program) required

Experience

  • none

Licenses and Certifications

  • PT - Physical Therapist (Texas Physical Therapy License) required upon hire And

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support (prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly) required

Position Responsibilities

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

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

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

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

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

Why Texas Health At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

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