Physical Therapist - FT at United Surgical Partners International

Dallas, TX

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Job Description:

Baylor Medical Center at Uptown is a new state of the art surgical hospital in the Dallas’ Uptown area. Specialties and services will include Orthopedic, Spine, Pain Management, General Plastic, and Ear, Nose and Throat surgery. Our mission is to provide first-class services for the local community in a safe, comfortable, and welcoming environment; one in which we would be happy to treat our own families. Baylor Medical Center at Uptown is a part of United Surgical Partners International (USPI). USPI owns and operates multiple surgical hospitals and ambulatory surgical care centers throughout the United States and London; with headquarter located in Addison, TX.

 

Baylor Medical Center at Uptown is currently seeking a Physical Therapist in the Physical Therapy Department for Full Time opportunities. The ideal candidate must have strong orthopedic skills, and comfortable working with a variety of post surgical patients. Physical Therapist (PT) evaluates plans and implements treatments for hospitalized patients according to age specific needs. The PT reviews with the patient and caregiver the current diagnosis, prognosis and treatment goals while planning and implementing a safe and timely treatment plan. The PT collaborates with the referring physician when needed and completes all patient care documentation concisely and timely.

Position required skills for the PT include:

  • The Physical Therapist (PT) evaluates, plans and implements treatments for hospitalized patients according to age specific needs.
  • The PT reviews with the patient and caregiver the current diagnosis, prognosis and treatment goals while planning and implementing a safe and timely treatment plan.
  • The PT collaborates with the referring physician and other hospital staff when needed and completes all patient care documentation concisely and timely.
  • The PT provides input or support for facility training opportunities in ergonomics, body mechanics, and patient handling for staff as well as peri-surgery education for patients/families.

Position qualifications and requirements for the PT include:

  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapy program
  • Maintains continuing education credits as required by the State
  • Minimum 3 year orthopedic experience preferably in a hospital setting
  • Current licensed in the State of Texas
  • Current BLS required
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledgeable of current treatment protocols and rehabilitation equipment
  • Minimum Experience: 3 yr Preferred Experience: 5yr
  • Excellent teaching skills
  • Strong orthopedic skills
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to be flexible with hours during the week with at minimum one day of the week until 6:30pm
  • May be asked to work an occasional weekend
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