Physical Therapist - Full-Time/Acute Care

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Job Number: 374368
Category: Allied Health
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 847371 - Acute Phys Therapy
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time

Full Time Physical Therapist position.

Security


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

Salary


Salary Negotiable

Experience and Education


Bachelor's degree and no experience is required. **Eligible for licensure in state of Texas and active Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certification (CPR or BCLS) are required.** Preferred: One (1) year of experience.

Job Duties


Demonstrates knowledge of departmental policies and procedures, and treatment specific protocols regarding patient care. Demonstrates knowledge of proper body mechanics for personal and patient safety. Uses and instructs others in proper body mechanics. Reviews information available from all sources, i.e. history and physical, overt and subjective complaints, etc. Utilizes appropriate testing and measurement procedures based on information gathered in evaluation. Identifies and records problems. Projects realistic goals with reasonable time frames. Determines if treatment is effective. Uses resulting evaluation to identify and record problems. Analyzes and designs treatment programs based on individual patient problems and goals. Prepares for patient discharge. Records patients' progress. Orders equipment and completes equipment prescription in full. Performs other duties as assigned.

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

UTSouthwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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