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Physical Therapist PRN Alliance

Company:
Texas Health Resources
Location:
Fort Worth, TX 76244
Post Date:
March 28, 2020
Job Status:
Full-Time
Compensation:
$35.44/hr to $53.31/hr
Description:

Texas Health Alliance seeks to hire a Physical Therapist to work PRN.
Salary range is Min. $35.44/hr to Max. $53.31/hr – based on relevant experience



Work Schedule
PRN (as needed); Saturdays and Sunday weekend shift rotation 8:00A-4:30P with some holiday and weekday coverage needed.



Performs age appropriate patient assessment and establishes plan of care
Obtains/verifies physician order for therapy and validates for appropriateness
Reviews available medical records and obtains pertinent medical history from patient or family
Ensures that patient has given informed consent to treatment
Evaluates each patient using age and diagnosis appropriate assessment tests and measurements, including appropriate outcome assessment tool(s)
Integrates assessment results to identify functional problems and prioritizes care needs with patient and family
Sets appropriate, measurable, functional goals with time frames to address the identified problems including patient/family goals and preferences
Determines plan for care, and/or appropriate therapeutic interventions to achieve stated goals
Initiates therapy discharge planning in collaboration with care team and patient based on prognosis and expected discharge disposition
Demonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient assessment and individualizes care based on age specific needs.



Performs age appropriate patient treatment
Uses therapeutic treatment techniques appropriate to patient age and desire for treatment
Performs treatment procedures that are within the scope of the professional license
Performs/delegates technical procedures appropriately and safely
Utilizes a variety of treatment techniques to achieve goals, if necessary
Determines patient response to treatment and evaluates progress (reassessment)
Educates patient and family through instruction, demonstration, and/or appropriate handouts in treatment plan, safety issues, home programs/self management and assistive equipment
Maintains patient safety throughout treatment
Communicates with physicians and other healthcare personnel as appropriate regarding patient care issues
Demonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient treatment and individualizes care based on age specific needs
Motivates non-compliant or unmotivated patients to participate in therapy



Demonstrates Professional accountability
Utilizes available resources (equipment, support personnel, educational resources) to maximize efficiency and productivity and to meet personal developmental needs
Participates in orientation and training of less experienced staff, students, volunteers and observers


Responsible for care provided under their direction, including that provided by licensed assistants and therapy technicians
Attends and/or leads hospital, department, and community meetings / educational in-services
Meets established productivity targets
Represents department in a positive manner to hospital/system/community
Completes assigned work within scheduled hours and offers assistance to others to ensure departmental work is accomplished
Seeks assistance/supervision/consultation as needed and reports to supervisor any problems and/or solutions regarding delivery of patient care
Willing to be cross-trained to treat any diagnosis or level of care
Participates in continuous improvement activities and/or teams
Demonstrates commitment to the maintenance of a clean, safe work environment that is compliant with departmental, hospital and regulatory agency requirements
Works in partnership with peers, other disciplines, and departmental personnel
As required, participates appropriately in departmental safety drills / emergency procedures



Performs Appropriate Documentation
Documents all aspects of assessment, plan of care, and re-certifications in accordance with departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines
Documents all aspects of each treatment session in accordance with departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines
Obtains physician signature on all plans care and re-certifications, providing proof of all attempts
to obtain signature such as documenting contacts in medical record and retaining fax cover letters Accurately submits patient charges and records procedures according to departmental policy
Documents assessment of education needs, education provided, and patient understanding of education provided in accordance with departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines
Completes discharge summary for each patient in accordance with departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines
Completes all documentation within established time frame
If appropriate, completes all required team documentation including intake process, plan of care, and discharge summary
As appropriate / required, completes required outcome tools and any additional documentation
for outpatients, acute stroke patients and for specialty units/programs (i.e. Lysholme, MDS, DRS, team staffing reports, etc.)
Documents and reports unusual occurrences, on the job injuries, and medical device malfunctioning



Other
Significant Activities in Addition to Job Responsibilities/Competencies
Participates in strategies to meet business initiatives and unit/team, program, and department specific goals and targets


Education
Bachelors Degree Completion of a Physical Therapy program


Experience
none required
1 year Acute Care Preferred


Licenses and Certifications
PT - Physical Therapist Texas Physical Therapy License Upon Hire


And


BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support with in 60 Days of hire


 


Renee Trudgett


[email protected] 


6822366310

Contact
Renee Trudgett
Phone: (682) 236-6310
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