Physical Therapist, Advanced Clinical Specialist - NICU Therapy - Medical Center (8a - 5p)

 
Position: Physical Therapist, Advanced Clinical Specialist - NICU Therapy - Medical Center (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 148478

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PW PT/OT

Talent Area: Therapist

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children’s Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women’s Place – Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.   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 Advanced Clinical Specialist – someone who can thrive in a fast-paced hospital environment. In this position you’ll be asked to plan, evaluate, organize, and implement Physical Therapy (PT) treatment programs in a developmentally and age appropriate manner for patients age 0-adulthood. Keep walking if you don’t have at least eight (8) years pediatric or sports medicine clinical experience.

 

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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 department guidelines
  • In collaboration with patient and family, develops measurable long term and short-term goals as well as monitors outcome of treatment plan
  • Serves as lead clinic therapist in assigned clinic or specialty area
  • Collaborates with physicians and clinic/program team to assess needs of clinic
  • Coordinates 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
  • Documents patient information in Electronic Medical Record according to hospital and departmental guidelines
  • Develops and instructs patient and family in appropriate home treatment program
  • Provides family-centered care (assessed through observation, documentation, and family/patient feedback)
  • Plans, coordinates and presents three (3) educational in-services per year to department staff, hospital, physicians or community (excluding required post-workshop in-services)
  • Promotes clinical expertise and development of staff through ongoing revisions and updates of established clinical competencies


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy
  • Current Texas state license to practice physical therapy
  • Eight years pediatric or sports medicine clinical experience
  • For the right candidate we will consider candidates with 2-8 years of experience
  • Successful demonstration of the professional competencies with advanced specialty knowledge and pediatric experience
  • 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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