Physical Therapist Resident
Company: Houston Methodist
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: January 5, 2019
Location: Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital 16655 Southwest Fwy Sugar Land, TX Category: Physical Therapy Job Type: Full-Time Work Shift: DAY Work Week: M - F Job Summary DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, and interventions in accordance with physical therapy practice act and in collaboration with referring providers. 2. Documents patient evaluations, treatment notes, re-assessments, discharges, and charges appropriately in the computer system. 3. Performs patient and family education on home exercise, safety, self-care, etc. and distributes appropriate hand-outs. 4. Collaborates and coordinates patient care needs, such as referrals, consults, equipment, clinical appointments, home care, tec. With other departments or agencies during treatment and at discharge. 5. Presents relevant special topics in professional literature at clinic meetings, grand rounds, conferences, and meetings as delegated or requested by the faculty. 6. Assist in the organization and direction of specific activities of the department as delegated by the attending Physical Therapist, Residency Director, Senior Physical Therapist, Rehab Manager or Director. Such activities may include research projects, departmental improvement projects, or other special tasks. 7. Participates in clinical education programs as approved by the Faculty Advisor. 8. Remains current on professional issue sand clinical skills by at10dance of appropriate CEUs and involvement with professional organizations. 9. Adheres to all applicable organization, departmental, and personnel policies, procedures, practices, state practice act, and regulations. 10. Delegates appropriate patients, supervises, and communicates pertinent information to the physical therapist assistant and physical therapy aides in accordance with the state practice act and departmental and hospital policies. 11. Delegates appropriate patient care duties to, communicate with, and supervise the performance of support personnel. 12. Complies with the organizations ICARE Values and Service pride standards. 13. Follows all safety rules on the job.14. Perform other job duties as assigned. EF EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: MS, PT, MPT, DPT or PHD in physical therapy or work equivalent. Eligible or current Texas License. Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy approved by the Council of Medical Education in collaboration with the American Physical Therapy Association. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Have a minimum of 1 year experience but would consider a new grad who have demonstrated exceptional skills and experience in orthopedics and sports affilitations. C CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED Current licensure with the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Current Cardiopulmoonary Reuscitation (CPR) Certification SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED 1. Demonstrates good communication and interpersonal skills.2. Ability to work as a team member. 3. Has specialized knowledge and skill in areas of orthopedic and sports related injuries. 4. Demonstrates good computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Work and Excel programs. Equal Employment Opportunity Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law. VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested. Company Profile Since 1998, Houston MethodistSugar Land Hospital has been serving Fort Bend and the surrounding counties. Residents have come to rely on a level of compassionate care and leading-edge technology that was once available only in the Texas Medical Center. With 243 licensed beds, 20 operating rooms and over 1,900employees, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital was designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community. Company Description: At Houston Methodist, we take our responsibility as the region's premier health care system seriously. With a national reputation for excellence in patient care, education and research, we hold ourselves - and the careers we build - to a higher standard. We invite you to find your place among the best of the best, and to stand with us in earning the trust of millions of people across the Houston Metro area every day. Houston Methodist is comprised of a nationally recognized academic medical center and six community hospitals with a history of health care innovation. For the tenth straight year we have been named to FORTUNE 's list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" and have also been ranked the no.1 hospital in Texas by U.S. News & World Report . Discover the difference for yourself and join Houston Methodist.
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