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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 Physical Therapy Advanced Clinical Specialist — someone who works well in a fast-paced 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 age 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 department guidelines
- Develops measurable long term and short-term goals as well as monitors outcome of treatment plan, in collaboration with the family
- 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 in 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
- Promotes clinical expertise and development of staff through ongoing revisions and updates of established clinical competencies
- Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy
- Current Texas state license to practice physical therapy
- Eight years pediatric or sports medicine clinical 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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