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Physical Therapist - Sports Medicine

Company: Texas Health Resources
Location: Arlington
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

**Physical Therapist Sports Medicine**
**Texas Health Arlington Memorial**
***PRN (As Needed)**
_Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? Were looking for a Physical Therapist PRN like you to join our Texas Health family._
**Position Highlights**
Work location: Texas Health Arlington Memorial, 800 W. Randol Mill Road in Arlington, TX 76012
Work environment: Sports Medicine
Work hours: PRN (as needed). Clinic is open Mon-Thurs 7am-7pm, Friday 7am-4pm. Must be willing to work at both the North Arlington and South Arlington locations.
Bachelor's Degree completion of a Physical Therapy program required or
Masters Degree Physical Therapy upon hire required or Other Doctorate Physical Therapy upon hire required
2 years prior experience preferred
**Licenses and Certifications**
PT - Physical Therapist Texas Physical Therapy License Upon Hire Required And
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly Required
Good verbal and written communication skills in English; Problem solving ability; Ability to teach others; Time management skills; Good interpersonal and customer service skills, Basic leadership skills
**Position Responsibilities**
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
Manages schedule to ensure that clinic productivity expectations are me
Ensures documentation meets all departmental, regulatory and payer requirements.
Supervises support personnel, including physical therapist assistants and PT aides/technicians (including athletic trainers), in the delivery of physical therapy services. Ensures all regulatory requirements related to supervision are met.
Mentors less experienced physical therapists, PT Residents, PT students and AT Residents as appropriate and assigned.
Participates in professional development, research, education, program development, community outreach and marketing as appropriate. Contributes to a culture of excellence that positions THR Sports Medicine as the provider of choice.
Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, a 369-bed acute-care, full-service medical center has been serving Arlington and the surrounding communities since 1958. Hospital services include comprehensive cardiac care, womens services, neurosciences, cancer services, orthopedics, emergency services and an advanced imaging center. Texas Health Arlington Memorial has over 1,600 employees, 250 volunteers and 630 physicians on its medical staff. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence. For more information, visit As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.
**Why Texas Health** At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture makes THR a great place to work.
Here are a few of our recent awards:
+ 2021 FORTUNE Magazines 100 Best Companies to Work For (7th year in a row)
+ Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)
+ Americas Best Employers for Diversity list by Forbes
+ A 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work
Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards weve won and more.
**_Do you still have questions or concerns?_** Feel free to email your questions to
Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Texas Health Resources, Arlington , Physical Therapist - Sports Medicine, Healthcare , Arlington, Texas

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