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Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston, opened its doors in April 2017. Located in one of the fastest growing areas in north Houston, the hospital, which has a staff of over 600, has already provided thousands of patients with specialty care closer to home. The outpatient building, which opened in October 2016, includes 72 exam rooms and clinics for major pediatric specialties including cancer, cardiology, allergy/immunology/rheumatology and diabetes/endocrinology. The hospital’s inpatient building features the area’s only dedicated pediatric emergency center with 25 patient rooms, 32 acute care beds, four operating rooms, 12 radiology suites and 28 critical care rooms.
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We are searching for a Sports Physical Therapy Clinical Specialist—someone who works well in a fast-paced setting, and who has a particular interest in or experience with concussion management. 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.
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
- 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
- SCS, ATC certifications preferred
- 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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