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Physical Therapist (PT)

Location : Ennis TX 75119
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Rehab

Job Description :
Ennis, TX

 

We have a client in Ennis, TX who is looking to add a Physical Therapist to its team.

 



  • Evaluates and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs

  • Provides educational information to patients in regard to injury prevention, ergonomics, restorative therapy, and rehabilitation therapy

  • Supervises physical therapy assistants and aides in performing a treatment

  • Performs initial and ongoing assessments of patient's condition

  • Establishes a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient according to his or her capabilities and desires

  • Plan, prepare, and carry out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve, or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain, and prevent physical dysfunction in patients

  • Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient

  • Directs and supervises physical therapy assistants, students, and other support personnel

  • Assesses competence, delegates specific tasks, and establishes channels of communication

  • Administers treatment involving the application of physical agents, using equipment, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines

  • Evaluate, fit, and adjust prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommend modifications

  • Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress, and plans for reevaluation

  • Scheduling of PRN personnel for Physical Therapy coverage for weekends and case overload during the week


 

Required Qualifications :


  • High school diploma or equivalent Required

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action

  • One year of experience in the care of patients in an acute hospital setting, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation, or work programs

  • BCLS required

  • Licensed Physical Therapist in the State of Texas


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