Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

Not Available

Job ID

5000368820306

Req. No

70026582

Job Title

Physical Therapist - Clinic

Region

CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic

Category

Rehab - Physical/Occupational/Speech Therapy

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

Palestine Physical Therapy-381BS

Address

3201 S Loop 256
Palestine, TX  75801
US

Type

Full Time

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POSITION SUMMARY
 
Organizes and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy programs to restore function, prevent disability following disease, injury or loss of a body part, and helps patients reach maximum performance levels. Plans therapy involving physical exercise, massage, heat, water, etc. Utilizes various mechanical and electrical equipment, and prosthetic and orthotic devices. Evaluates, records, and reports on patient progress.
 
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsible for interpreting and carrying out the prescription of the physician per practice act guidelines.
  • Responsible for overall direction, utilization, supervision, and instruction of physical therapy assistants; support staff; volunteers and students utilized in the department
  • Assists, by providing input, with performance evaluations of assistants and support staff
  • Responsible for protection of confidential data and the safety and welfare of patients and other associates.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
     
    A. Education/ Skills
    • A graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy; Bachelors degree required
    • Knowledgeable of the American Physical Therapy Association Code of Ethics and the Guide to Physical Therapy Practice.
    • Excellent communication skills
    A. Experience
    • New graduates accepted; experience preferred
    C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
    • Current license by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy Examiners; CPR (American Heart Association)
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