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Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.
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We are searching for an Outpatient Developmental, Physical Therapist -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will plan, evaluate, organize and implement Physical Therapy (PT) treatment programs in a developmentally and age-appropriate manner for patients ages 0 - adulthood.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
Completes patient evaluations and reassessments in accordance with hospital and department guidelines
Develops an individualized plan of care based upon evaluation/reassessment findings according to hospital and departmental guidelines
Provides clinical support to assigned outpatient clinic or specialty program
Provides successful mentorship opportunities to less experienced staff (in area of specialty) as determined by evaluations completed by the “learner”
Documents patient information in Electronic Medical Record according to hospital and departmental guidelines with no more than six (6) errors per year
Provides clinical leadership role as a clinical instructor for at least 1 professional student per year
Informs manager or designee of all unsafe and potentially unsafe situations, patient/personal injury, anticipated problems and unusual situations
Actively participates in the development and gathering of Quality Improvement information
Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
Degree in Physical Therapy required
PT certification from the state of Texas required
BLS certification from the American Heart Association preferred
Women's Health experience preferred
2 years clinical experience OR 1 year medical residency experience preferred
Experience with torticollis babies, developmental delay, and neuro patients with CP, Down Syndrome, Spina Bifida, etc. preferred
Thank you for your interest in applying for this job position.
Texas Children’s is excited to announce that we are transitioning to a new applicant tracking system. During this transition, from April 11-17, 2016 our application functions on our Careers website will be temporarily deactivated.
We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience. Visit us on Monday, April 18, 2016 to check out our new features and apply!