Physical Therapist - HealthBridge Children's Hospital- Houston - PRN

Job Information

Description

The Physical Therapist develops and provides physical therapy services to referred patients and serves as a patient advocate in the Therapy Department.

Job Specific Resposibilities:

1.     Consults, screens, evaluates and treats patients as assigned in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.

2.     Evaluates patients within two to three working days of physician referral, depending on level of care.

3.     Develops effective treatment plans to assigned patients.

4.     Supervises the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) in direct patient care and patient related activities.

5.     Treats patients according to a treatment plan approved by the attending physician.  Provide treatments and monitor progress to assigned patients.

6.     Communicates with the Director of Rehabilitation (DOR) Services, physicians and other team members regarding patient progress, problems, and plans.

7.     Participates as necessary in patient care conferences and weekly rehabilitation meetings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location
Houston, TX

Job Requirements

Experience

Minimum of six (6) months working with pediatric population
Minimum of one year experience working in an IP and OP setting in the areas of developmental disabilities and neurological/orthopedic conditions

Skills

Experience in feeding and swallowing treatment and evaluations preferred, including use of E-Stim for swallowing

Education Required

Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy
Master’s or Doctorate level degree preferred
Licensed by the state of practice in Physical Therapy
Current CPR certification

Category: clinical | Sub Category: physical therapy