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Physical Therapist PRN, Home Health

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.

Experience and Education

Undergraduate degree and one (1) to two (2) years in Physical Therapy is required.

Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC), drivers license and licensed Physical Therapist is required.

Preferred: Home health services

Job Duties

Directs and aids patient in active and passive exercises, muscle re-education, and functional training using pulleys, weights, steps, and inclined surfaces.

Provides instructions in therapeutic procedures to be continued by patient and family.

Adapts conventional physical therapy techniques to meet needs of patients unable to comprehend verbal commands or voluntarily carry out regime of therapeutic exercises.

Designs physical therapy programs and sets goals for each patient. Evaluates, records, and reports on patient's progress for review by members of care team.

Maintains patient records and charts to ensure accurate record of treatment. Monitors delivery of physical therapy services in adherence to agency's clinical standards.

Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement Program.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they qualify.

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/

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code -51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information. UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit: https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/why-work-here/diversity-inclusion%29882471%

Keywords: UT Southwestern, Dallas , Physical Therapist PRN, Home Health, Other , Dallas, Texas

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