Physical Therapist Inpatient in Killeen, TX at Metroplex Hospital

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    9/14/2018
  • Job ID:
    18011656
  • Job Function
    Rehabilitation Services
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Metroplex Hospital

Job Description


Description
Metroplex Health System
As a member of Adventist Health System, we believe that total health is achieved through a balance of physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being. With each patient’s unique circumstances in mind, our multi-disciplinary care teams provide a vast array of services, combining state-of-the-art technology with a personal commitment to creating an exceptional patient experience.
Our team members also enjoy outstanding care in the form of comprehensive health benefits, a friendly, faith-based work environment, and plenty of opportunities to learn and grow.
Our multi-facility campus includes 148 acute-care beds at Metroplex Adventist Hospital in Killeen, 60 psychiatric care beds in the nearby Metroplex Behavioral Health Center, and 25 beds at Rollins Brook Community Hospital in Lampasas. Through this Metroplex Health System, we offer a Women’s Center, Sleep Disorder Center, Endoscopy Center, Pediatric Rehabilitation Center, ICU, PCU, ED, imaging, surgery, home health services, and more.
What will you be doing?
Evaluates and treats patients within the scope of a licensed Physical Therapist as defined by the Texas Physical Therapy Practice Act and the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.  Primarily provides physical therapy in outpatient settings, but may also provide services in inpatient and/or long-term-care settings as needed.  May provide physical therapy to pediatric, adult and/or geriatric patient populations as needed. Performs physical therapy evaluations; establishes patient goals based on evaluation results, and develops physical therapy plans to achieve established goals.  Upon concurrence of referring / attending physician, implements physical therapy plans.  Provides high quality patient care and treatment to facilitate achievement of patient goals, maximize patient functional abilities, and optimize patient outcomes and quality of life.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Performs physical therapy evaluations; establishes patient goals based on evaluation results, and develops physical therapy plans to achieve established goals.
  • With concurrence of referring / attending physician, implements physical therapy plans.
  • Provides high quality patient care and treatment to facilitate achievement of patient goals, maximize patient functional abilities, and optimize patient outcomes and quality of life.
  • Effectively communicates with Physical Therapist Assistant, referring/attending Physician, patient / family and other rehabilitation team members to ensure coordination and continuity of care. 
  • Accurately and promptly completes medical record data entry to document patient progress; accurately and promptly completes patient charge entry to support billing for services provided. 
  • Maintains knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements related to professional license, and ensures continuous compliance. 
  • Supports the mission, standards and goals of Adventist Health System, Metroplex Health System and the Rehabilitation Department by demonstrating behaviors and attitudes consistent a Christian healing ministry.


Qualifications
What will you need?
    • Must be graduate of a college-based or university-based Physical Therapy training program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association / Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.
    • Must have earned a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy (unless “grandfathered” by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners with a Bachelor’s Degree.
    • Must have a current Texas Physical Therapist License.
    • Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy (DPT) preferred
    • Extensive experience in both adult and pediatric patient populations preferred
    • Specialty certification(s) in Physical Therapy preferred
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • May provide clinical, but not operational, supervision to Physical Therapy Assistants.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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