Physical Therapist
Job Ref # 33371
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Location: The Woodlands, TX
Category: PT/OT
Job Type: PRN

Work Shift: WEEKEND

Work Week: PRN Saturday/Sunday  

Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital, located at the intersection of TX 242 and I-45, and includes a 150,000-square-foot medical building, which opened March 2016. The Medical Office Building 1 includes a Breast Care Center, Cancer Center & Infusion Center, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Wellness Services, Outpatient Laboratory and Therapy, in addition to multi-specialty physician practices.
Job Summary

JOB SUMMARY

Physical Therapist who demonstrates the ability:

  • To effectively evaluate patients referred for Physical Therapy

  • To develop and implement effective, efficient Physical Therapy treatment programs

  • To manage a case load of a variety of diagnoses

  • To work a flexible schedule to assist the department in providing consistent provision of Physical Therapy, weekends and holidays, as well as during periods of high census.

 

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. Performs comprehensive patient evaluations, sets appropriate patient goals, develops effective treatment plans, and adheres to patient care and documentation timelines and guidelines per Department Policy and Procedure (10%) E.F.

  2. Provides safe, functionally relevant, and effective treatment interventions (10%) E.F.

  3. Plays an active role in the discharge planning process (D/C Rounds, Team Conferences, equipment recommendation/ordering, consulting with Care Manager, etc.) (10%) E.F.

  4. Supervises the clinical aspects of care delegated to technical and supportive personnel (5%) E.F.

  5. Strives to achieve high level of customer satisfaction (patients, physicians, co-workers, visitors, etc.) (10%)

  6. Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills (written and verbal communication, ability to deal with difficult situations, etc.) (10%) E.F.

  7. Works efficiently and effectively to achieve Department standard for productivity.  Seeks work.  Demonstrates the ability to manage a diverse load of patient diagnoses. (10%)

  8. Successfully completes all annual requirements on time for continued employment (10%) E.F.

  1. State Professional Licensure

  2. Job Skills Competency Assessment

  3. Age-specific Competency Assessment

  4. CPR Certification

  5. Mandatory Safety Tests

  1. Demonstrates the components of I CARE values statement and Service Pride standards. (10%) E.F.

  2. Follows all safety rules while on the job.  Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards (10%)

  3. Performs other job-related duties as requested.  (5%)

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy. 

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum of 1 year’s experience.

Will consider new graduates with exceptional clinical affiliation experience and references.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

Current licensure with the Texas Executive Council of PT Examiners

Current Certificate in Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support

 

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Strong interpersonal skills; must complete PT/OT Competency Assessment

upon hire and on annual basis

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

See attached activity checklist

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

May be exposed to blood and body fluids, contaminated open wounds, various flammable chemicals, adhesives, and electrical equipment in providing patient care. Patient lifting is required (see Physical Requirements)

 

 

 

Activity Checklist

 

Work Environment      % of time spent

Inside                           __100__________

Outside                        _____________

General                       Yes      No      

Vision

- General                     _x___  ____

- Depth Perception      _x___  ____

- Color Perception       _x___  ____

Smelling                      _x___  ____

Hearing/Listening        _x__    ____

Speaking Clearly

- Simple                       _x___  ____

- Complex                   _x___  ____

- English                      _x___  ____

- Foreign Language     ____    __x__

Touching

- Hand                         _x___  ____

- Finger                        _x___  ____

- Dexterity                   _x___  ____

- Sensitivity

   (heat, texture, etc.)  _x___  ____

Physical Activities

Sitting                          _x___  ____

Standing                      _x___  ____

Twisting                       _x___  ____

Bending                       _x___  ____

Stooping                      _x___  ____

Squatting                     _x___  ____

Kneeling                      _x___  ____

Strength Requirements

Heaviest weight lifted              _50lbs______

Heaviest weight push/pulled   _100lbs____

Distance pushed/pulled           _20feet____

Lifting Requirements

Does the job require lifting weight?

                        Above     At      Below

Weight                      Shoulder        _

01 - 10 lbs       _____  _____  __x___

10 - 25 lbs       _____  _____  __x___

25 - 50 lbs       _____  _____  __x___

over 50 lbs      _____  _____  __x___

Mobility Requirements            Yes      No

Walk                                        _x___  ____

Run                                         ____    _x___

Climb

- Stairs                                     _x___  ____

- Ladders                                 ____    _x___

- Inclines                                  __x__  ____

- Objects/Equipment               ____    _x___

Crawl                                       ____    _x___

Carrying (30 lbs)                     _x___  ____

Occupational

Environmental Conditions

Extreme Cold                          ____    _x___

Extreme Heat                         ____    _x___

Noise                                       ____    _x___

Dust                                         ____    _x___

Fumes/Odors                          _x___  ____

Confined Spaces                    _x___  ____

High Places                             ____    _x___

Mechanical Equipment           _x___  ____

Electronic Equipment             _x___  ____

Pressurized Equipment           ____    _x___

Equipment Used

Keyboard                                _x___  ____

Computer                                _x___  ____

Telephone                               _x___  ____

TV Monitor                              _x___  ____

Mechanical Equipment           _x___  ____

Mobile Equipment

- Non Motorized                      _x___  ____

- Motorized                              ____    _x___

  (includes cars, trucks,

   forklifts, etc.)

Tools

Hand                                       _x___  ____

Long Handle                            ____    _x___

Precision/Surgical Inst.           ____    _x___

Power                                      ____    _x___

Power Precision


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

Houston Methodist The Woodlands will be the eighth in the Houston Methodist system, offering The Woodlands community a full-service, acute care hospital with many of the same services as our flagship hospital in the Texas Medical Center. The $380 million campus will feature a new 187-bed, 470,000-square-foot facility. 

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