Pediatric Physical Therapist

Division:

Fort Worth

Location:

South & West Ft Worth, TX, USA

Pay Rate:

Per Visit

Pay Type:

Other

Benefits:

Commence on first day of employment

Employment Type:

Part Time

 

 


Title: Pediatric Physical Therapist
Employment Status: Full-Time/Part-Time/PRN
Employment Type: Permanent
FLSA Status: Exempt
Department: Field
Division/Region: Any
Reports To: Team Manager-Clinical
Supervisory Responsibilities: No
Travel Requirement: In Territory

Job Description

How would you summarize my contribution to THERAPY 2000?

The Therapist is a qualified, licensed professional who provides therapy services to patients in their home as prescribed by the attending physician. Patient visits are predominately performed in private residences or childcare settings. Each Therapist is the company's frontline for improving the lives of children challenged by disabilities or developmental delays. This individual is responsible for each patient and their family's quality of care, customer service experience, and sense of confidence in the company's services. A Therapist is responsible for coordinating THERAPY 2000's resources to meet each family's overall health needs.

 

What people will I work with in this position? (Position – Examples – Timeframe) Team Manager – Providing patient and family feedback, action-planning for improved outcomes, receiving company updates, receiving situational feedback, collaborating on a success career enrichment plan – Weekly Peer Therapists – Soliciting feedback, sharing best practices, coordinating quality care – Daily Patients/Families – Providing the highest quality patient care, creating plans to improve outcomes, answering questions – Daily Field Support Staff – Receiving feedback on documentation, participating in case conferences, collaborating with staffing direction – Weekly

What are the most frequent and essential work activities? 1. Completes a minimum number of visits defined by the agency. 2. Performs in depth patient evaluation and develops treatment plans in accordance with physician's orders. 3. Implements treatment plan, provides evidence-based, best practice therapy services. 4. Instructs patients, their families and other members of the health team in regards to therapy services. 5. Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding changes in patient status to the appropriate team person. 6. Maintains patient's medical record in accordance with agency standards, completes and submits patient records in a timely manner. 7. Participates in patient care conferences, communicates with other members of the home health team to facilitate coordination of patient care. 8. Participates in staff development and in-service education with the agency to learn new treatments, procedures, developmental skills etc. 9. Performs all duties in compliance with agency policies and procedures. Adheres to all rules, regulations, and code of ethics, guidelines and codes in federal, state and local laws, which are concerned with the practice of his/her therapy discipline and home health setting. 10. May be required to meet with supervisor, technical support personnel, staffing personnel, or other support staff as needed to maintain therapy standards and patient care. 11. Incidental time is a part of the job responsibilities which includes, but not limited to, patient chart updates, patient notes and call logs, performance reviews, supervisory meetings, and drive time to patients home. 12. Any other essential duties as required.

What prerequisite experience, education or licensure is required? 1. Graduate of an accredited program of Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, or Occupational Therapy. 2. Currently licensed and approved to practice physical, speech, or occupational therapy in the State of Texas. 3. Maintains appropriate credentialing as determined by his/her national discipline organization. 4. Must be physically and legally able to operate a vehicle in the State of Texas.

What are some examples of preferred experience and skills? 1. 1-2 years of pediatric services 2. 1-2 years of home health experience. 3. Specialist training, certification or experience (i.e. feeding, autism, hearing impairment) 4. Two or more years of training or mentoring experience 5. Bilingual

 

Company Benefits Available begin on first day of Employment:
Total Pay Package-Medical/Vision/Dental, Mileage reimbursement, FREE In-House CEU's unlimited, External CEU reimbursement, PTO

w/sellback option and 6 National Holidays, Cell Phone Reimbursement, Netbook Computer provided for documentation, Student 

Loan/Retention Bonus, Tuition Reimbursement, Company Profit Sharing Bonus, Malpractice Insurance provided, Free Life Insurance and

Long Term Disability, and 401K w/company matching (available after 90 days)
 
Career Enrichment- Growth opportunities within THERAPY 2000, such as:
Team Manager: This individual is a qualified, licensed, and certified therapist (PT, OT, Master's level SLP) who is responsible for the

development, supervision, and evaluation of all the therapists assigned to his/her team and their patient care
Certified Trainer: Certified Trainers provide training and mentoring for knowledge, skills and behaviors in accordance with an official T2K

Training Guide

Clinical Facilitator:Clinical Facilitators present lectures and facilitate workshops for clinical knowledge and skills for other field personnel
Clinical Educator:Clinical Educators develop educational content for clinical knowledge and skills for field personnel

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