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Physical Therapist – Residency Coordinator


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Location: Houston TX

Company Name: Houston Methodist

Occupational Category: 29-1123.00,Physical Therapists

Date Posted: 2020-02-10

Valid Through: 2020-03-11

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Description:

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M - F
Job Summary

06/2011
SUMMARY
Directs, plans, organizes and supervises ongoing development, evaluation and operation of all
physical therapy clinical residency programs.

PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED
Adolescence (12-18 years), Young Adult (19-40 years), Middle Adult (40-65 years), and Mature Adult (65 years and older)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Administrative (70%)
1.Maintains required clinical FTE% designated by the Director of Rehabilitation Services.
2.Develops, implements, evaluates, and monitors cost effective, quality programs for training graduate and resident level physical therapists.
3.Develops and insures compliance to the program¿s mission, vision, goals, and objectives under the umbrella organizations policies and procedures.
4.Develops and insures compliance with clinical residency policy and procedures.
5.Jointly monitors residency effect on fiscal activity of the program with the Director of Rehab Services and determines appropriate remedies as needed.
6.Develops and implements formal and informal affiliations/agreements with local educational institutions, hospitals, and businesses for the purpose of creating educational resources and programs that positively benefit the resident experience.
7.Develops and implements marketing techniques that ensure continued exposure and growth of the residency program to the local community and educational institutions.
8.Develops and implements systems, processes and standards for establishing, evaluating and reviewing the performance level of the resident, residency program, and residency faculty and support staff.
9.Performs annual program evaluations and communicates with national credentialing board regarding any changes, modifications, or recommendations to the program, and implements those as necessary to stay in compliance.

Clinical (25%)
1.Examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, and interventions in accordance with physical therapy practice act and in collaboration with referring providers.
2.Documents patient evaluations, treatment notes, re-assessments, discharges, and charges appropriately in the computer system.
3.Performs patient and family education on home exercise, safety, self-care, etc. and distributes appropriate hand-outs.
4.Collaborates and coordinates patient care needs, such as referrals, consults, equipment, clinical appointments, and home care, with other departments or agencies during treatment and at discharge.
5.Presents relevant special topics in professional literature at clinic meetings, grand rounds, conferences, and meetings as delegated or requested by the faculty.
6.Assist in the organization and direction of specific activities of the department as delegated by the Attending Physical Therapist, Residency Director, Senior Physical Therapist, Rehab Manager or Director. Such activities may include research projects, departmental improvement projects, or other special tasks.
7.Remains current on professional issue sand clinical skills by attendance of appropriate CEUs and involvement with professional organizations.
8.Adheres to all applicable organization, departmental, and personnel policies, procedures, practices, state practice act, and regulations.
9.Delegates appropriate patients, supervises, and communicates pertinent information to the physical therapist assistant and physical therapy aides in accordance with the state practice act and departmental and hospital policies.

General (5%)
1.Complies with the organizations ICARE Values and Service pride standards. EF
2.Follows all safety rules on the job. EF
3.Perform other job duties as assigned. EF

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Doctor of Physical Therapy degree of higher
Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy approved by the Council of Medical Education in collaboration with the American Physical Therapy Association
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Five or more years relevant physical therapy experience including experience as a clinical practitioner, supervisor/manager and clinical instructor in the proposed specialty
CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS:
Current licensure with the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
ABPTS Certified Specialists in Sports or Orthopedics or both
Current CPR Certification

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
¿Demonstrates good communication and interpersonal skills.
¿Ability to work as a team member.
¿Has specialized knowledge and skill in areas of orthopedic and sports related injuries.
¿Demonstrates good computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Work and Excel programs.
¿Ability to demonstrate knowledge of and utilize the principles, practices and techniques of instructional design, clinical education/training program development and evaluation and orthopedic and sports physical therapy.
Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Company Profile

Since 1998, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has been serving Fort Bend and the surrounding counties. Residents have come to rely on a level of compassionate care and leading-edge technology that was once available only in the Texas Medical Center. With 243 licensed beds, 20 operating rooms and over 1,900 employees, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital was designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community