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Strategically located throughout the greater Houston area, Texas Children's Health Centers offer the same high-quality pediatric subspecialty care as our hospital – right in your neighborhood. Staffed by pediatric specialists from Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, our teams are trained to care for the physical and emotional needs of children and adolescents. Working closely with a child's primary-care physician, our specialists diagnose health conditions and develop patient-specific treatment plans.
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We are searching for a Clinical Specialist, PT - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll plan, evaluate, organize and implement Physical Therapy (PT) treatment programs in a developmentally and age appropriate manner for patients ages 0 - adulthood.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- 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
- In collaboration with patient and family, develop measurable long term and short term goals
- Performs patient care and related activities within the scope of their training and responsibilities
- Demonstrates advanced clinical competencies in an area of specialty
- Collaborates with clinic/program team to assess need for clinical support
- Coordinate work schedule to meet the needs of the assigned clinic/program
- Attends all scheduled assigned clinics or takes responsibility to ensure coverage by a peer therapist
- Assesses patient and family needs regarding their level of understanding, readiness to learn, ability to assimilate information and the most desirable method of teaching
- Provides accurate and thorough information consistently to patients and families concerning their participation in the patient's continuity of care
- Documents information in patient medical record and billing
- Participates in staff and student development
- Informs manager or designee of all unsafe and potentially unsafe situations, patient/personal injury, anticipated problems and unusual situations
- Completes appropriate related documentation within 24 hours according to departmental and hospital guidelines
- Works with departmental staff and other health care professionals to promoted teamwork through volunteering regularly to help others when time allows
- Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy
- Current Texas state license to practice physical therapy
- Two (2) years pediatric, women’s health, orthopedics, or sports medicine clinical experience
- OR One (1) year pediatric, women’s health, orthopedics, or sports medicine residency
- Knowledge and understanding of rehabilitative care of patients with acute and chronic conditions, and knowledge of development from the ages of neonate to adulthood
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