The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

 
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Physical Therapist II - Physical Therapist, Pelvic Health Program

Hiring department Medical School
Monthly salary $6,250+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-08-17-01-1221
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

UT Health Austin, a new care team-based practice, will begin treating patients in downtown Austin's state of the art Health Transformation Building this fall.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

Provide pelvic health physical therapy services to patients seen in the Health Transformation Building.

Essential Functions

Employ various evidence-based assessment and treatment approaches to restore function, promote movement and wellness, reduce pain, and prevent disability among patients seen in Health Transformation Building. Work closely with a multidisciplinary team of healthcare providers to develop and inform an evidence-based approach to pelvic floor therapy and ensure that care is person-centered. Educate medical students, OB/GYN residents, fellows, and faculty through grand rounds presentations, multidisciplinary case presentations, and/or one-on-one clinical mentorship. Participate in ongoing clinical research activities.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Required Expertise in Bladder Dysfunction (Urinary incontinence, urinary urgency and frequency, incomplete bladder emptying, neurogenic bladder, etc.); Bowel Dysfunction (Constipation, fecal incontinence, fecal urgency, etc.); Sexual Dysfunction (Vaginismus, dyspareunia, anorgasmia, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, etc.); Chronic Pain (Vulvodynia, persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD), IC/PBS, genital pain, generalized abdominal pain, post-op scar pain, levator ani muscle spasms, etc.); Pregnancy/Postpartum musculoskeletal dysfunction; Female Athlete Musculoskeletal Dysfunction; Musculoskeletal dysfunction related to menopause Master's in Physical Therapy. Minimum of one year of experience in pelvic health physical therapy; at least 80 percent pelvic health clinical load. Requires strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced multi-physician practice environment; Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, staff, and patients. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual (Spanish and English). Two years of clinical experience in pelvic health physical therapy with primary focus in chronic pain, prolapse, sexual dysfunction, and bowel and bladder dysfunction.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving

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