Physical Therapist - Ortho / Neuro - Weekends Only

  • Company: Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Posted: May 23, 2017
  • Reference ID: 06676-53413
POSITION SUMMARY
Under the general supervision of the Physical Therapy or Clinical/Program Supervisor and according to professional standards evaluates, plans and executes patient's treatment program. Coordinates with the team, patient and family to develop a goal directed program. Must maintain accurate records of services provided. Responsible for following departmental procedures, maintaining professional standards and seeking professional growth.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Must be able to work independently, complete tasks without supervision and demonstrate independence with decision-making and problem solving in job related activities
  • E xhibits regular, predictable attendance in accordance with departmental policies and able to manage time demands effectively
  • Demonstrates flexibility to changing work environment or responsibilities and must be able to function in emergency situations
  • Exhibits professional and ethical conduct at all times and is courteous with patients, co-workers, family members, physicians and the general public
  • Appropriately handles confidential information regarding patient records
  • Must take initiative to set own schedule and patient related goals
  • Maintains a safe working environment, provides instruction to family, patients and other professionals and communicates effectively using written, verbal, computer and telephone communication
  • Uses a broad variety of small tools and electrical equipment and patient care appliances routinely to provide patient care
  • Population served may range from infant to geriatrics
  • Must pass competency checklists for all responsibilities outlined by departmental/program policy
  • Will participate and promote positive team interactions to ensure quality patient care and interdisciplinary collaboration

Qualifications:
Education
Master's Degree in Physical Therapy

Experience
Experience as a member of an interdisciplinary team with patients with a variety of diagnoses preferred
Hospital experience preferred
At least one year of experience as a Physical Therapist

License/Certification
Current Texas license
Current CPR certification

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