JOB SUMMARY: Completes planned program of post-professional clinical and didactic education provided by HCHD for physical therapists that is designed to significantly advance the physical therapist resident's preparation as a provider of patient care services in the area of orthopedic and neurologic clinical practice. The residency program combines opportunities for ongoing clinical supervision and mentoring with a theoretical basis for advanced practice and scientific inquiry. The resident performs patient management services including evaluation, treatment, and referral, supervises support personnel, and performs related duties such as participation in rounds, clinics, departmental performance improvement, and clinical education in accordance with state practice act, applicable regulations, and departmental policy and procedure. Demonstrates competence to adapt to work and customer service to accommodate the unique physical, psychosocial, cultural, safety and other developmental needs of patients served by the department.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: MS, DPT, or PhD in physical therapy or work equivalent Eligible or current Texas License 2. Work Experience (Years and Area): None required. 3. Management Experience (Years and Area): None required. 4. Equipment Operated: Competency in Physical Therapy Equipment
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking) Bilingual Skills Required: No Languages: Spanish, Vietnamese preferred Writing /Composing (Correspondence/Reports)
2. Other Skills: Analytical, CRT, Medical Terms, Research, Typing-wpm 50, P.C., MS Word
3. Work Schedule: Flexible
4. Other Requirements: Membership in the American Physical Therapy Association is preferred.
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.