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Physical Therapist / PT Out Patient Therapy Clinic

Company: UT Health Athens
Location: Athens
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:


Advancing Healthcare -Together - -The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas 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. Canton, 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 Canton Clinic is seeking an experienced Outpatient -Physical Therapist. - We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Outpatient 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 of care.
  • 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.
    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy degree program. Experience:
      • Customer friendly
      • Must be in good health and able to physically complete a fitness assessment.
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills
      • Active listening, hearing and visual skills
      • Must use written and/or verbal sources of information
      • Good problem solving skills
      • Basic personal computer skills and comfort with Microsoft Windows operating system; database and word processing skills required
      • Strong time management skills
      • Ability to think strategically and act tactically
      • Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time
      • Ability to embrace the client relationship to guide decisions and actions
      • Demonstrates good team work Certification and Licensure:
        • Licensed Physical Therapist in Texas At least one year clinical experience preferred
        • CPR certified
          QualificationsCompliance Requirements
          • Comply with regulatory requirements, guidelines, and policies BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS: Service
            • Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people.
            • Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for the better together. Quality
              • Clinical and Operational Excellence: A relentless drive to be the best.
              • Holistic Approach: Think and act for the benefit of the whole. People
                • Promote a collaborative environment: Build effective working relationships with - - - - others.
                • Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence. Financial
                  • Business Acumen: - Know, own and drive our business.
                  • Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as efficient as possible. Growth
                    • Foster Innovation: Seek and apply leading edge solutions.
                    • Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
                      • Must be in good health and able to physically complete a fitness assessment.
                      • Ability to lift/carry 50lbs.
                      • Frequent and prolonged bending stooping, crouching, walking, pushing, pulling and standing. 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).

Keywords: UT Health Athens, Tyler , Physical Therapist / PT Out Patient Therapy Clinic, Other , Athens, Texas

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