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Physical Therapist-PRN

Company: Children's Health
Location: Allen
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

ABOUT US: At Children's Health, we value the role each team member plays in helping us deliver on our mission of making life better for children. We take pride in providing rich and rewarding career opportunities that enable team members to reach their highest potential. Since 2009, we have held the ANCC Magnet-- designation for nursing excellence. We are nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report, serve as the primary pediatric teaching facility for University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and are recognized for quality care in every specialty. For ten consecutive years, Children's Health has been recognized as one of the 150 top places to work in health care by Becker's Hospital Review. This esteemed list features healthcare systems which offer professional development, growth, excellent benefits and promotion of diversity above and beyond other organizations. ABOUT THE JOB: Summary: This job is for PRN assignments only. Please refer to Physical Therapist I (#1828) job description.The incumbent in this position is a staff therapist who participates in the evaluation and treatment of patients based upon current principles and practices of Physical Therapy. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Children's Health philosophy, policies, procedures and standards. Responsibilities: * Provide direct Physical Therapy evaluations and re-evaluations, including assessment of prior and current level of function, setting individualized goals and making discharge recommendations in accordance with standards of practice; provide direct PT treatments according to standards of practice, including patient and family education, progression of treatment plan and implementation of appropriate therapeutic interventions; report on patient progress through appropriate written documentation including evaluation forms, progress notes, education forms; and collaborate with physicians, patients, family and other members of the health care team relative to patient treatment and progress as well as other affiliated agencies with regard to effective discharge planning * Coordinate and prioritize own schedule in relation to demands of patient treatment and other departmental responsibilities; supervise rehabilitation aides; mentor and instruct PT interns and other students as indicated * Demonstrate proper use and maintenance of department equipment and supplies; attend and participate in departmental meetings, inservices, rounds and peer reviews; participate in program development as assigned by Team Leader; and participate in continuing education programs or other opportunities for learning for continued professional competency * Ability to meet physical and non-physical demands as outlined in the job description * Assume other duties and responsibilities that are appropriate to the position and area Other information: WORK EXPERIENCE * At least 1 year job related experience Pref EDUCATION * Two-year Associate's degree or equivalent experience Req * Graduate or professional work or advanced degree; or equivalent experience Pref LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS * License to practice physical therapy in the State of Texas Req * Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers as required by CP 1.20 Life Support Course Requirements Req JOB PROFILE * Requires in-depth professional knowledge and practical/applied expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines within the broader professional field * Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; demonstrates awareness of the industry, including regulatory, evolving customer demands, and the factors that differentiate the organization in the market * Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead projects with manageable risks and resource requirements * Solves complex problems and takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information * Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies * Works independently, receives minimal guidance * Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus EDUCATION: Education: Essential: * Bachelors Degree * Doctor * Masters Degree LICENSES and CERTIFICATIONS: Credentials: Essential: * Lic Physical Therapist * Basic Life Support WORKING CONDITIONS: BENEFITS: Children's Health offers opportunities for learning and career development; competitive pay; and a comprehensive benefits program. We promote a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our team members have a voice in their work through surveys, pulses and town halls. And we honor and celebrate our staff with year-round employee appreciation events. We invite you to learn more about Children's Health.

Keywords: Children's Health, Allen , Physical Therapist-PRN, Healthcare , Allen, Texas

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