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Texas Health Resources Physical Therapist Sports Medicine PRN in Fort Worth, Texas

Texas Health Alliance seeks to hire a Physical therapist Sports Medicine to work PRN.

The address is 10864 Texas Health Trail Fort Worth, TX 76244

Salary range is Min. $35.44/hr to Max. $53.31/hr – based on relevant experience

Hours/Schedule

PRN (As needed); Rotating shifts between 8:00A-5:00P

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. 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

Manages schedule to ensure that clinic productivity expectations are met

Ensures documentation meets all departmental, regulatory and payer requirements.

Supervises support personnel, including physical therapist assistants and PT aides/technicians (including athletic trainers), in the delivery of physical therapy services. Ensures all regulatory requirements related to supervision are met.

Mentors less experienced physical therapists, PT Residents, PT students and AT Residents as appropriate and assigned.

Participates in professional development, research, education, program development, community outreach and marketing as appropriate. Contributes to a culture of excellence that positions THR Sports Medicine as the provider of choice.

Qualifications

Education

Bachelor's Degree Physical Therapy Required

Or

Master's Degree Physical Therapy Required

Or

Other Doctorate Physical Therapy Required

Experience

2 Years prior experience Preferred

Licenses and Certifications

PT - Physical Therapist Upon Hire Required

And

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required

And

Other Board-certified Clinical Specialist Upon Hire Preferred

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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