The Physical Therapist 2 provides care to patients through evaluation, treatment planning, treatment implementation, patient education and discharge planning to maximize the patient's functional level. The Physical Therapist 2 has additional assigned responsibilities.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Evaluates, treats and monitors patient. Modifies therapy program and goals.
Performs thorough and concise clinical documentation in a timely manner. Enters charges accurately. Knows reimbursement related to practice setting.
Communicates effectively with patients and families, departmental coworkers and members of the medical care team. Provides education to patients, family and staff.
Supervises staff, students and volunteers.
Advances clinical skills through ongoing education, literature review and implementation of evidence-based practice. Imparts knowledge to develop the clinical skills of collogues. Adheres to organizational, national and state regulatory guidelines.
Maintains awareness of system goals. Aligns personal goals and work activities to help or impact the system goals.
Performs regularly assigned duties or roles that are in addition to the patient care role of the Physical Therapist I. Duties are established to be necessary to meet a clinical, regulatory, or business need within the location. Examples of additional roles could include staff development, student clinical coordinator, quality improvement program head, team manager, specialty program head, or other identified needs.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Must possess problem solving skills of the type and at a level necessary to accomplish the job.
Must possess good communication skills and be able to relate professionally and positively to patients, patients' family members and facility staff.
Exhibits exceptional face-to-face synergy and leadership skills with all levels of the healthcare team and assures delivery of excellent customer service to all patients, visitors, physicians and coworkers.
Possesses proficient computer knowledge; operates multiple computer systems and standard rehabilitation equipment.
High attention to detail in fast paced and dynamic environment.
Ability to multitask effectively while maintaining a high level of productivity.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following.
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - Masters' or Bachelors plus 2 years of work experience above the minimum qualification
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!