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PHYSICAL THERAPIST - PRN Outpatient - (25762)

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST - PRN Outpatient - (25762)

Facility Name
Texas NeuroRehab
AUSTIN, TX 78745 US (Primary)
Career Area
Physical Therapy (PT)
Job Description

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Texas NeuroRehab Center (TNC) provides complex medical and brain injury rehab, chemical dependency treatment for adults and neuropsychiatric treatment for youth. The capabilities of the facility as a whole allow for integrated and specialized care for children, adolescents and adults facing difficult challenges.

Texas NeuroRehab is currently accepting applications for an out patient  Physical Therapist to provide physical therapy (PT) services to patients in an efficient and professional manner. Therapies will be completed in accordance with the patient's developmental, psychological, and physical level of function. Exemplify ethical conduct as described in the facility mission statement and in the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) code of ethics.


The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:

Provide PT evaluations to patients.
Provide PT consultation regarding treatment issues.
Complete assigned documentation according to guidelines set forth by the facility and APTA.
Provide supervision to Physical Therapist Assistants (PTAs) and PT Aides.
Maintains professional demeanor in dress, attitude, support of unit milieu, and hospital mission and philosophy.
Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

SKILLS KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: EDUCATION: Requires a thorough knowledge of human anatomy philosophy, and the effect of treatment procedures on body functions and structure. Knowledge of neurodevelopment treatment and motor control and understanding of neurological dysfunction and its effect on motor performance.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Current Driver’s License or State issued Id. Current license, or temporary license as an LPT in the State of Texas. Certification in CPR.

EXPERIENCE: BS or equivalent in physical therapy. Master's degree preferred.One year of experience with patients with neurological conditions preferred.

PHYSICAL/GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: Able to sustain physical activity eight hours a day. Able to remain on feet eight hours per day. Able to physically restrain patients by individual or team restraint per policy. Able to frequently lift, carry, and lower 50 pounds without assistance. Able to push patients in wheelchairs up and down hills and pursue running patients. Able to transfer patients to and from wheelchairs. Able to confront a dangerous and aggressive patient. Able to verbally communicate so as to de-escalate a crisis situation, explain treatment to the patient so as to allow patient to be an active participant, and to protect self and others from aggressive patients or other incidents. Able to visually observe so as to convey verbally or in writing patient behavior. Able to write legibly and grammatically so as to convey patient behavior and information in the patient chart. Able to use hands repetitively. Regular and expected attendance. Hearing and vision sufficient to perform essential job functions. Physically, mentally, emotionally, and legally capable of fulfilling all job components. Able to complete training program.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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