Physical Therapist

UT Health East Texas Athens , TX 75751

Posted 7 days ago

Mon-Fri, 8a-5p, with Saturday rotation. 50% inpatient, 50% outpatient The Staff Physical Therapist shall be responsible for providing a full range of age appropriate physical therapy services including assessment, treatment planning and therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment consistent with the position's qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards. Evaluates and assesses the patient's physical therapy needs based on subjective and objective information obtained through medical record review, formal and informal test administration with appropriate analysis and interpretation of results to develop plan of care.

Formulates written functional measurable goals, treatment plans, and/or home programs for patient and families. Provides treatment according to established goals on treatment plan and reassesses patient's functional status when goals are met or there is a change in the patient's condition. Instructs/educates patients/families in appropriate activities and referral to community resources as appropriate utilizing both verbal and written programs.

Documents evaluations and progress in the medical record and maintains patient records as required. Communicates with patients, families and all health care professionals required to provide comprehensive interdisciplinary care. Maintains skills and knowledge through training and continuing education to provide expected standards of care.

Licensed Physical Therapist in Texas At least one year clinical experience preferred

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Physical Therapist

UT Health East Texas