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Texas Health Resources Physical Therapist PRN in Fort Worth, Texas

Texas Health Southwest seeks to hire a Physical Therapist to work PRN

The address is 6100 Harris Parkway Fort Worth, TX 76132

Salary range is Min. $36.05/hr to Max. $53.31/hr – based on relevant experience

Hours/Schedule

PRN (as needed) rotating shifts and schedules with at least 2 weekend shifts per quarter

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

tool(s)

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

preferences

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

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

care

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

Obtains 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

Qualifications

Education

Bachelor's Degree Completion of a Physical Therapy program Required

Experience

None Required

1 year Acute care experience in the hospital setting strongly preferred

Licenses and Certifications

PT - Physical Therapist Texas Physical Therapy License Upon Hire Required

And

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support with in 60 Days of hire 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

At Texas Health Resources, our mission is “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve”.

We are one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States with a team of more than 23,000 employees of wholly owned/operated facilities plus 2,200 employees of consolidated joint ventures in the greater Dallas Fort Worth area. Our career growth and professional development opportunities are top-notch and our benefits are equally outstanding.

Check out just a few of our recent accomplishments:

• 2017 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (3rd year in a row)

• Largest Blue Zones® Project Approved™ Worksite in the world (2016)

• Named #1 in the “20 Best Workplaces in Health Care” by Great Place to Work® for 2015, 2016 and 2017

• 2015 and 2016 Platinum-level recognition from the American Heart Association (AHA) for being a “Fit-Friendly Worksite”

• 2016 and 2017 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare"

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