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Why UT Health - East Texas?
Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They
make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day.
We work closely together to create a positive experience for our
patients and each other.
Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide
meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will
have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone's
life and change the course of healthcare.
Our Place. Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where
you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody
is somebody here.
Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas
is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east
Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed
in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services
to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics,
Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a
metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people.
Our UT Health Tyler hospital is seeking an experienced Physical
Therapist. We are looking for your experience, knowledge and
patient care skills in our Physical Therapy Department where you
will be responsible for:
The Staff Physical Therapist shall be responsible for providing
a full range of age appropriate physical therapy services including
assessment, treatment planning and therapeutic interventions in an
interdisciplinary environment consistent with the position's
qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards.
* Evaluates and assesses the patient's physical therapy needs
based on subjective and objective information obtained through
medical record review, formal and informal test administration with
appropriate analysis and interpretation of results to develop plan
* Formulates written functional measurable goals, treatment
plans, and/or home programs for patient and families.
* Provides treatment according to established goals on treatment
plan and reassesses patient's functional status when goals are met
or there is a change in the patient's condition.
* Instructs/educates patients/families in appropriate activities
and referral to community resources as appropriate utilizing both
verbal and written programs.
* Documents evaluations and progress in the medical record and
maintains patient records as required.
* Communicates with patients, families and all health care
professionals required to provide comprehensive interdisciplinary
care. Maintains skills and knowledge through training and
continuing education to provide expected standards of care.
So what experience are we looking for in our PT's?
* High School Diploma or equivalent.
* Licensed Physical Therapist in Texas At least one year
clinical experience preferred
Now that you have read about what you will be doing and the
experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in
the lives of our patients.
UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including
veterans and persons with disabilities).