Physical Therapist/PT Assistant - South Dallas, TX
Company: Care Options for Kids
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Care Options for Kids is a pediatric home health agency. We provide
speech therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy services
to children from birth to age twenty-one in the child's home,
private school, or daycare setting. Working with the patient, the
family, and the physician, we design each child's plan of care to
meet the individual needs of the child. We are committed to
providing outstanding care for the children and families we
Medical, Dental & Vision
Life, LTD & STD
Annual CEU Allowance
Monthly Compliance Bonus Incentive based on treatment visits
Professional development assistance
If you are interested in learning more about joining the Care
Options family, our culture, or immediate and future opportunities,
please visit us at www.cofk.com
Thank you in advance for considering Care Options for Kids!
Position Summary: The position of a Physical Therapist provides
coordinated physical therapy to patients of all age groups. Plans,
implements and evaluates patient care to restore or maintain
patient wellbeing. Plans, organizes and conducts a physical therapy
treatment program based on the medical referral and their
evaluation. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team.
Essential Job Functions include but are not limited to:
Perform clinical pediatric assessment; identify patient needs and
appropriateness of patient.
Applies concepts of infection control standard precautions in
coordinating/performing patient care activities to prevent
contamination and transmission of disease.
Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and
competence to care for patients.
Document, prepare/revise and complete Plan of Care, progress notes,
phone orders and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing
basis. Revise the POC based on evaluation, ongoing assessment
Plan and provide appropriate treatment for neuro-muscular,
neurological and orthopedic disorders based on medical referral and
Assist/instruct patient/family in transfer techniques appropriate
to patient abilities. Instruct on use of equipment such as walkers,
wheelchairs, canes, etc. in safe manner. Utilize appropriate
therapy equipment specific to patient diagnosis and needs.
Must meet mandatory continuing education requirements.
Promotes compliance with all fiscal intermediary and/or other
third-party payers, through education, coaching and other
Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency.
Promote Agency philosophy and administrative policies to ensure
quality of care.
Current valid Texas state license to practice physical therapy.
Two years' experience as a Physical Therapist in an acute care or
Pediatric focus and experience preferred.
Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
Self-motivated, with strong problem-solving skills and ability to
Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize time and meet
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of data and information.
Knowledge of therapy skills as defined as generally accepted
standards of practice.
Knowledge of durable medical equipment.
Excellent communication - verbal and written, and interpersonal
Responsive to requests.
Reliable transportation, valid driver's license, and current auto
Bachelors Masters, or PhD in Physical Therapy from an Accredited
Physical Therapy Program
Current Valid Texas state license to practice physical therapy
Physical and Sensory Essential Functions:
Requires prolonged standing and walking, some bending, pulling,
pushing, stooping, stretching and/or heavy lifting.
Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity, sufficient to
operate a keyboard, telephone and other equipment.
Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines
and patient needs and to meet patient/family individualized
This job operates in an office, clinic and/or patients' home with
Possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious
diseases with varying exposure to noise.
Proof of current CPR and Hepatitis profile required.
Ability to work flexible schedule and travel locally.
Some exposure to unpleasant weather.
Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids Used:
Typical office equipment including Microsoft Office Suite and
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