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

Sports Medicine Physical Therapist - Texas Health

Fort Worth

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We’re looking for a qualified Physical Therapist- Sports Medicine like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Fort Worth

  • Work hours: Full Time (40/hr/wk) working Monday-Friday 10:00a-7:00p

  • Salary range: $36.05 - $53.31 per hour (based on relevant experience)

At Texas Health Fort Worth we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 707-bed, Magnet-designated, full-service hospital serving our community since 1930. Our location in Fort Worth provides convenient care to the residents of Fort Worth and the surrounding areas.

If you’re looking for cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, neurosciences, sports medicine and emergency medicine, we’ve got it. Plus we’re an accredited Cycle III Chest Pain Center, an Emergency Center of Excellence and provide gynecology, neonatal intensive care, respiratory therapy and orthopedic medicine.

And talk about award winning. Texas Health Fort Worth is Joint Commission-certified in both Heart Failure and Chest Pain, a Comprehensive Stroke Center, an Acute Heart Failure Center, a Level II Trauma Center, a designated Magnet hospital and the Best Place to Have a Baby in Tarrant County. We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for emergency services, women’s services, cardiac care and much more.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here

Qualifications

Education

Bachelor's Degree Physical Therapy Upon hire Required

Or

Master's Degree Physical Therapy Upon hire Required

Or

Other Doctorate Physical Therapy Upon hire Required

Experience

2 Years prior experience Preferred

Residency Training Preferred

Licenses and Certifications

PT - Physical Therapist Texas PT License Upon Hire Required

And

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required

And

Other Board-certified Clinical Specialist Upon Hire Preferred

APTA Clinical Specialist Preferred

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

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.

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 THPG 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®

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

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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