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Physical Therapist

Company: University of Texas Medical Branch
Location: Galveston
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Job Description:


Physical Therapist




Level Experienced


Job Location UTMB Galveston Hospital - Galveston, TX


Position Type Contractor


Education Level Graduate Degree




Salary Range $35.00 - $40.00 Hourly


Travel Percentage Undisclosed


Job Shift Day


Job Category Health Care



Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Directs the evaluation, development, coordination, and implementation of physical therapy intervention provided to patients. Serves as a patient advocate assuring the delivery of physical therapy meets legal, ethical and institutional standards while adhering to the philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures of the department and the organization. This specific job will be working as a contractor for the Early Childhood Intervention Program

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:



  • Provides evaluation, treatment and discharge planning to patients relative to age, culture and condition in assigned clinical area.
  • Documents patient evaluation, treatment progress and billing, appropriately in the medical record. Documentation must meet peer review requirements.
  • Communicates pertinent patient information with the patient, family members, physicians, team members, and other disciplines.
  • Participates in rounds, clinics and case conferences as assigned.
  • Meets required competencies for assigned area.
  • Delegates duties and monitor service delivery appropriately to PTA, Rehabilitation Aide.
  • Supervises students as requested (at least 1 year of experience).
  • Participates in and provides in-service/continuing education/ research opportunities.
  • Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure.


    MARGINAL OR PERIODIC JOB FUNCTIONS:



    • Performs related duties as required.




      Qualifications

      REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

      Masters degree or equivalent in Physical Therapy from an accredited program. Licensed or eligible for license in the State of Texas. 0-3 years of related experience.

      Keywords: University of Texas Medical Branch, Houston , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Galveston, Texas

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