Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant - Days
Job Ref # 29807
Location: Sugar Land, TX
Category: PT/OT

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: PRN

Job Summary

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES     1. Implements treatment programs as established by supervising Physical Therapist. 2. Communicates patient`s performance and response to treatment to Physical Therapist.  3. Recommends modifications in treatment program and goals based on patient`s response to treatment.  4. Maintains timely and accurate patient records. 5. Cooperate / collaborate with members of the medical treatment staff regarding patient`s treatment and progress.  6. Ensure proper scheduling of patients to maximize utilization of time and equipment.  7. Participate in individual and staff development.  8. Demonstrates ICARE Values. 9. Demonstrates Customer Service Standards.  10. Follows all safety rules on the job.  11. Performs other job duties as assigned.     

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS     Graduate of an accredited school for Physical Therapist Assistant approved by the Council of Medical Education in collaboration with the American Physical Therapy Association.     

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS     Minimum of 1 year of experience. Will consider new grads who have demonstrated exceptional skill and experience during student clinical affiliations.      

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED     Current Texas license as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification.    

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED     1. Demonstrates good communication skills and interpersonal skills. 2. Has specialized knowledge and skill in areas of acute care, orthopedics, wound care and /or aquatic treatments. 3. Demonstrates good computer skills; knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Work and Excel programs.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of  race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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, 20 operating rooms and over 1,900 employees, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital was designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community.

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