The University of Texas Medical Branch Physical Therapist - Rehab - Physical Therapy in Galveston, Texas

Min Qualifications

Master’s 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.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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.

Salary Range

This is an open-pooled position. Applicants' education/experience will be considered and the position may be filled at a lower or higher level, if appropriate.

Specific Job Related Duties

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.

Closing Statement

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Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Title: Physical Therapist - Rehab - Physical Therapy

Job ID: 53268

Location: Galveston

Business Unit: HOSPT