HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Physical Therapist - Outpatient (Pelvic/Ortho) in Austin, Texas
St. David’s South Austin Medical Centeris part ofSt. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with aMalcolm Baldrige National Quality Awardin 2014. St. David's South Austin Medical Center is an acute care facility with 316 beds, offering a range of complex specialties and sub-specialties, including a nationally accredited oncology program with the area’s only adult bone marrow transplant program; a trauma program that includes all of the capabilities and programmatic elements of a Level II trauma center to treat the most severely injured and critical patients; a comprehensive cardiac program; full-service maternity and newborn care with Level I and II nurseries; and two full-service emergency centers in the communities of Bee Cave and Bastrop.
Physical therapy includes: * Performing and interpreting tests and measurements to assess pathophysiological, pathomechanical, electrophysiological, ergonomic, and developmental deficits of bodily systems to determine diagnosis, treatment prognosis, and prevention * Planning, administering and modifying therapeutic interventions that focus on posture, locomotion, strength endurance, cardiopulmonary function, balance, coordination, joint mobility, flexibility, pain, healing, and repair, and functional abilities in daily living skills * Providing consultative, educational, research and other advisory services
The Physical Therapist will assess patient's progress during and following treatment. Evaluation and treatment shall be initiated only by written prescription or confirmed verbal orders of a qualified physician. Therapists will interact with members of this department as well as other hospital departments to provide for essential department operational tasks, including patient treatment and continuing education, infection control, and quality assurance. Physical Therapists will maintain communication through documentation and verbal consultation with nursing staff and physicians to provide optimal patient care. Physical Therapist will work in any or all area of PT including acute inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient.
_Education_ At a minimum Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy __ _License/Certification_ Current Texas licensure BLS certification Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT)
_Experience _ Previous experience in Physical Therapy Lymphedema Care Experience in outpatient preferred
Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation
Title: Physical Therapist - Outpatient (Pelvic/Ortho)
Location: Texas-Austin-South Austin Medical Center
Requisition ID: 00196-58562