Physical Therapist - PT

ID280790
Full Time
3500 Gaston Avenue Dallas
Dallas, TX 75246
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Job Description

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation

Dallas, TX  

 

Physical Therapist (PT)

Acute

Hours: 40

Full Time

Monday - Friday

Compensation depends upon candidate’s years of experience and internal equity.

 Starting salary: $75,920

Benefits of becoming a Therapist with us:

We strive to provide our employees with a solid work-life balance, as we understand that happy employees have both fulfilling careers and fulfilling lives beyond our doors.

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance; Life insurance; Prescription coverage
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Illness Days (EID)
  • A 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave
  • Clinical Ladder Program
  • New Grad Mentorship
  • Residency Programs
  • Continuing Education
  • Student Loan Assistance

Responsibilities

Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC) is a distinguished teaching hospital located near downtown Dallas and is continually recognized as a top hospital in the nation. BUMC provides multiple clinical specialties, including Level 1 trauma services, transplantation, Level III NICU, left-ventricular assist (LVAD) implantation, Stroke Center and a dedicated cancer hospital. Therapists have the opportunity to rotate positions between teams, providing the opportunity to expand their treatment skills across a variety of diagnoses and to develop clinical specializations.

At Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation (BSWIR) at BUMC, we love acute care and all the inherent complexities and fast pace. This is where the patient’s journey starts, whether a trauma, myocardial infarction or stroke, organ transplant or an intensive care stay. Working in this challenging environment takes a robust professional support and development system, and we have worked hard to create just that. From the New Graduate Program to Advanced Practice Mentoring, Board Certification, or preparing you as a clinical instructor, we have the programs to support your success.

Position Summary

Evaluates all assigned patients and develops, implements and modifies treatment plan in accordance with the patient’s need and physician direction. Responsible for delegation and direction of all discipline-specific therapy services for those assigned patients. Ensures the design of functional treatment programs allowing for an effective return to community activities. Serves as an educator of patients, families, students, co-workers and self. Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the patient, development of discipline-specific therapy services and design of program delivery.

Specific Duties

  • Evaluates assigned patients and establishes appropriate treatment goals and treatment programs.
  • Provides ongoing evaluation of patient’s status and goals, modifying treatment program for timely progression.
  • Develops comprehensive goals for patient treatment to maximize patient outcomes and return to community activities.
  • Coordinates treatment program in conjunction with other clinical/therapeutic services, as well as available community resources. Attends appropriate clinical meetings to facilitate coordination.
  • Provides for patient education to include the development of comprehensive and progressive home programs with instruction to the patient, family and other caregivers as appropriate to facilitate a safe and effective discharge.
  • Prepares for patient discharge inclusive of ordering of necessary equipment and recommendations for therapeutic services ensuring the continuum of care.
  • Evaluates patient in the actual or simulated home, school, work or community environments as necessary to facilitate a return to community activities, making recommendations for necessary adaptations or training.
  • Identifies and manages various levels of care necessary to ensure care plan delivery. Delegates and supervises the utilization of PTAs, as well as support personnel to maximize patient outcomes and ensure effective utilization of services.

Qualifications

  • Current state licensure or eligibility for state licensure as a Physical Therapist required.
  • Certified BLS or completion in the first 90 days of employment required.

Additional Data

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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