To provide PT services to patients seen at UHS PT department. Provide instruction to PT Assistant, PT Technician, athletic trainer, and student volunteers.
Evaluates the neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and functional status of patients referred to the department and applies the appropriate PT treatments. Maintains patient health records. Maintains a level of knowledge conductive of providing high quality patient care. Actively participates in maintaining a safe and clean working environment.
Exhibits exceptional customer service, professionalism and team work in all aspects of work. Regular and punctual attendance. Participates in other activities as appropriate and assigned.
Bachelors degree in Physical Therapy (PT) from a school accredited by the Commission on Accreditation on Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Current Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners license to practice as a PT. Experience using a personal computer and documenting in an electronic health record. Excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to successfully work with a diverse community and provide services from a non-judgmental perspective. CPR certification. Demonstrated professional demeanor. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Masters or Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy. Two or more years of experience as a PT. Experience working as a PT in an outpatient orthopedic or sports medicine setting. Experience supervising the clinical work of PT Assistants, PT Technicians, and /or Athletic Trainers. Experience/training/certifications in orthopedic manual therapy and/or Graston techniques.
May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Exposure to fumes, chemicals, sprays, and commercial items found in standard office conditions, medical clinics, and in repairs and maintenance.