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Physical Therapist OP II - Aquatics

Job Ref: 23784

Talent Area: PT/OT

Location:
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
Sugar Land, TX 77479

Area/Department: PT/OT - OP

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: Full-Time

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M - F


Company Profile

Since 1998, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has been serving Fort Bend and the surrounding counties. Residents have come to rely on a level of compassionate care and leading-edge technology that was once available only in the Texas Medical Center. With 243 licensed beds, 18 operating rooms and over 1,600 employees, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital was designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community.


Job Summary

***The candidate for this position must have experience in Aquatic Therapy***


JOB SUMMARY
Assess and plan treatment programs for patients relevant to physical dysfunction and implement by direct or delegated care as requested by physician.  Serve as a professional care provider, educator, consultant and coordinator.

PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED
Adolescence (12-18 years), Young Adult (19-40 years), Middle Adult (40-65 years), and Mature Adult (65 years and older)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Evaluate patient¿s level of function; develop and implement plan of treatment. EF
2. Monitor patient progress; maintain timely and accurate patient records. EF
3. Able to meet minimum manage a full patient load
4. Complete all patient documentation and enter charges for services provided. EF
5. Supervise those treatment delegated to PTA¿s and technicians. EF
6. Cooperate / collaborate with members of the medical treatment staff regarding client¿s current treatment, progress and discharge planning. EF
7. Ensure proper scheduling of patients to maximize utilization of time and equipment. EF
8. Participate in individual and staff development and expansion of services. EF Consistently provides education to patient, family and/or caregivers
9. Demonstrates ICARE Values. EF
10. Demonstrates Service PRIDE Standards. EF
11. Follows all safety rules on the job. EF
12. Perform other job duties as assigned. EF

***The candidate for this position must have experience in Aquatic Therapy***
EDUCATION  REQUIREMENTS
Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy approved by the Council of Medical Education in collaboration with the American Physical Therapy Association.

EXPERIENCE  REQUIREMENTS
Minimum of 1 year experience.  Must meet competency requirements outlined for position.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS:
Current licensure with the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
Current CPR Certification

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
¿ Utilizes standard Rehabilitation equipment as required
¿ Ability to act as a clinical instructor, and provide training to students on clinical rotations.
¿ Developing professional relations with physicians.
¿ Developing ability to manage clinical case load of designated team.
¿ Demonstrates good computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel programs.


Equal Employment Opportunity

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