Would you like to work in a facility that will allow you to have work/life balance? The area offers plenty of small town living features include a historic district and a lake that offers fishing, skiing and camping all within short drive to Dallas and Waco.
Would you like to work in a facility that will allow you to have work/life balance?
The Cost of living in the area islower than the U.S. average. The facility is located in Central Texas between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth.
The area offers plenty of a small community with a country lifestyle withe several lakes and state parks but close to a city that offers everything a person wants.
The Physical Therapist 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 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.
Plans, prepares and carries 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 application of physical agents, using equipment, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines.
Evaluates, fits, and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommend modifications.
Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation.
Graduate of a Physical Therapist program.
Licensed Physical Therapist in the State of Texas.
One year of experience in the care of patients in an acute hospital setting, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation or work programs.
The facility is a 58 bed acute care that is JCAHO accredited.
The Physical Therapist will be working both IP and OP (about 50% each) and doing IP every other weekend. If it lands on the holiday then they will be working holidays IP.
The department has one full time PT and PTA and one PRN PT and PRN PTA.
The position offers a range between $40hr-$55hr depending on experience.
There is an excellent benefit package and relocation reimbursement/sign-on package of 10K.
It can be a sign on bonus with a 2yr commitment paid out over 2 years OR $5k sign-on and $5k relocation with 2 year commitment. Relo
is reimbursed with receipts and sign on paid out over 2 years.