Physical Therapist, Clinical Specialist - Outpatient Therapy - West Campus (8a - 5p)

 
Position: Physical Therapist, Clinical Specialist - Outpatient Therapy - West Campus (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 144162

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC PHYSICAL THERAPY

Talent Area: Therapist

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Physical Therapy (PT) Clinical Specialist—someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position you’ll plan, evaluate, organize and implement Physical Therapy treatment programs in a developmentally and age appropriate manner for patients ages 0-adulthood.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Completes patient evaluations and reassessments in accordance with hospital and department guidelines
  • Develops an individualized plan of care based upon evaluation/reassessment findings according to hospital and departmental guidelines
  • Monitors patient response to treatment intervention
  • Provides clinical support to assigned outpatient clinic or specialty program
  • Provides instruction/education to patients and families/care givers
  • Documents information in patient medical record and billing
  • Participates in staff and student development
  • Works with departmental staff and other health care professionals by volunteering regularly to help others when time allows

 



Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy
  • Current Texas state license to practice physical therapy
  • Relevant experience acquired in one of two ways:
  • Two (2) years pediatric, women’s health, orthopedics, or sports medicine clinical experience
  • One (1) year pediatric, women’s health, orthopedics, or sports medicine residency
  • Knowledge and understanding rehabilitative care of patients with acute and chronic conditions, and knowledge of development from the ages of neonate to adulthood. 
  • Successful demonstration of fundamental competencies of the professional competencies
  • Clinical advancement candidate must have been rated as "exceptional" or "consistently exceptional’ on the previous performance appraisal. 
  • Must be articulate, courteous and supportive in dealing with hospital, administrative and departmental personnel, patients and parents with ability to honor confidentiality; able to independently treat patients by developing and following the established therapy plan of care; demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills; utilize basic office equipment such as fax, copier and PC.

 



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