Physical Therapist evaluates, plans and implements specific treatment programs for individual patients according to the principles and practices of physical therapy. Physical Therapist functions as an interdisciplinary team member providing patient assessment/re-assessment, direct patient care, and individualized care planning/implementation.
Physical Therapist responds to physician orders for physical therapy. Administers and interprets tests and measurements of patients. Physical Therapist reviews patient charts and progress prior to treatment and modifies treatment plan accordingly. Physical Therapist develops functional goals based on patient and/or family expectations. Develops, improves and restores functional mobility, seeking to return patient to highest level of independence. Seeks clarification of physician orders as needed.
Required: Masterâ��s Degree in Physical Therapy or Doctorate Physical Therapy
Preferred: 2 years as a practicing PT in a healthcare setting
Required: State Licensure , BLS
Job: Physical Therapy
Primary Location: Brownsville, Texas
Facility: Valley Baptist Medical Center - Brownsville
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
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