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Physical Therapist, School of Health Professions-Clinic

Company: UT Southwestern
Location: Dallas
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Why UT Southwestern?

With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion. At UT Southwestern, we invest in you with opportunities for career growth and development that align with your future goals and help to provide security for you and your family. Our highly competitive benefits package offers healthcare, PTO and paid holidays, on-site childcare, wage, merit increases and so much more that are all available on the day you start work. UT Southwestern is honored to be a Veteran Friendly work environment that is home to approximately 800 veterans. We value your integrity, dedication, and the commitment you've made to our country. We're proud to support your next mission. Ranked by Forbes as one of the Top 10 National Employers, we invite you to be a part of the UT Southwestern team where you'll discover teamwork, professionalism, and consistent opportunities for growth.

Job Summary

UT Southwestern Medical Center is hiring for Physical Therapist, School of Health Professions, Clinic Physical Therapy

Applies diagnostic and prognostic muscle, nerve, joint, and functional ability tests. Plans physical therapy programs for each patient as prescribed by physician involving use of one or combination of therapeutic methods and modalities. Administers prescribed treatments, modifying such treatments as indicated by patient\'s reaction. Directs and aids patients in treatment programs, with appropriate utilization of support personnel. Evaluates, records, and reports patient\'s progress for review by supervisor or other members of rehabilitation team. Performs record keeping as necessary to meet requirements of accrediting agencies and university auditing standards. Mentors in Post-DPT residency programs.

Experience and Education

Graduation from Physical Therapy School accredited by American Physical Therapy Association and licensure by State of Texas, and no experience required.

Job Duties

Plans physical therapy programs for each patient as prescribed by physician involving use of one or combination of therapeutic methods and modalities.

Administers prescribed treatments, modifying such treatments as indicated by patient\'s reaction.

Applies diagnostic and prognostic muscle, nerve, joint, and functional ability tests.

Directs and aids patients in treatment programs.

Evaluates, records, and reports patients\' progress for review by supervisor or other members of rehabilitation team.

Assists with record keeping as necessary to meet requirements of accrediting agencies.

Participates in training medical and nursing personnel and students in physical therapy techniques and objectives.

Participates in rounds, clinics, and meetings as needed. Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions:

a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients;

b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants;

c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or

d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

For COVID-19 vaccine information,---applicants should visit---https://www.utsouthwestern.edu/covid-19/work-on-campus/

To learn more about the benefits UT Southwestern offers, visit https://www.utsouthwestern.edu/employees/hr-resources/

To learn more, please visit: https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/why-work-here/diversity-inclusion%29882471%

Keywords: UT Southwestern, Dallas , Physical Therapist, School of Health Professions-Clinic, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas

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