HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Physical Therapist - Acute in Austin, Texas
St. David’s Medical Centeris part of St. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized in 2014 with aMalcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Founded in 1924, St. David’s Medical Center is a full-service medical center offering comprehensive medical care at three locations—St. David’s Medical Center,Heart Hospital of AustinandSt. David’s Georgetown Hospital.
Located in central Austin, St. David’s Medical Center includes a 350-bed acute care hospital and a 64- bed rehabilitation hospital providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care. It is home to the internationally renownedTexas Cardiac Arrhythmia InstituteandSt. David’s Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The hospital provides a complete range of women’s services, including its acclaimed maternity unit, maternal-fetal medicine, a high-risk maternal and neonatal transport team, the region’s largest and most sophisticated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit andThe Breast Center; complex surgical services; a comprehensiveBariatric Surgery Center; and a 24-hour emergency department.
St. David’s Medical Center was named among the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals byTruven Health Analyticsfrom 2010 to 2016. Truven also named St. David’s Medical Center to the list of 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in 2013, 2015 and 2016. The hospital earned a national distinction for patient safety fromThe Leapfrog Groupfrom 2012 to 2016, and it received the 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence fromHealthgradesfor the fifth consecutive year, as well as Healthgrades’ 2016 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™ for the second consecutive year.
Under the general supervision of the Physical Therapy or Clinical/Program Supervisor and according to professional standards evaluates, plans and executes patient's treatment program. Coordinates with the team, patient and family to develop a goal directed program. Must maintain accurate records of services provided. Responsible for following departmental procedures, maintaining professional standards and seeking professional growth.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must be able to work independently, complete tasks without supervision and demonstrate independence with decision-making and problem solving in job related activities
Exhibits regular, predictable attendance in accordance with departmental policies and able to manage time demands effectively
Demonstrates flexibility to changing work environment or responsibilities and must be able to function in emergency situations
Exhibits professional and ethical conduct at all times and is courteous with patients, co-workers, family members, physicians and the general public
Appropriately handles confidential information regarding patient records
Must take initiative to set own schedule and patient related goals
Maintains a safe working environment, provides instruction to family, patients and other professionals and communicates effectively using written, verbal, computer and telephone communication
Uses a broad variety of small tools and electrical equipment and patient care appliances routinely to provide patient care
Population served may range from infant to geriatrics
Must pass competency checklists for all responsibilities outlined by departmental/program policy
Will participate and promote positive team interactions to ensure quality patient care and interdisciplinary collaboration
Education Bachelor of Science or a Master's Degree in Physical Therapy
Experience as a member of an interdisciplinary team with patients with a variety of diagnoses preferred
Hospital experience preferred
At least one year of experience as a Physical Therapist
License/Certification Current Texas license
Current CPR certification
Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation
Title: Physical Therapist - Acute
Location: Texas-Austin-St. David%27s Medical Center
Requisition ID: 06676-62691