Physical Therapist, Clinical Specialist - Orthopedic/Sports Medicine - The Woodlands (8a - 5p)

 
Position: Physical Therapist, Clinical Specialist - Orthopedic/Sports Medicine - The Woodlands (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 140855

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO ORTHO/SPORTS MED PT

Talent Area: Therapist

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Scheduled to open in 2017, Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is a 548,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to treat children and adolescents in The Woodlands and counties throughout Greater North Houston such as Montgomery, Walker, Grimes, Liberty, Harris, Polk, San Jacinto and Hardin counties. Our new facility will include 25 emergency center rooms, 32 acute rooms, 28 critical care rooms, 12 radiology rooms and 4 operating rooms. We will also offer inpatient and outpatient pediatric care in more than 25 specialties including: cancer, cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, urology, sports medicine, gastroenterology and nutrition, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, allergy and immunology, dermatology, adolescent medicine and physical rehabilitation. Outpatient care areas are scheduled to open in fall 2016.   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 Advance 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 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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