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Physical Therapist - Amarillo, TX

Care Options for Kids
Amarillo, TX
  • Posted: 27 days ago
  • $58 to $80 Hourly
  • Part-Time
Job Description

About Us:

Care Options for Kids is a pediatric home health agency. We provide speech therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy services to children from birth to age twenty-one in the child’s home, private school, or daycare setting. Working with the patient, the family, and the physician, we design each child’s plan of care to meet the individual needs of the child. We are committed to providing outstanding care for the children and families we serve.

Benefits:

  • 401k
  • Referral program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Electronic EMR

If you are interested in learning more about joining the Care Options family, our culture, or immediate and future opportunities, please visit us at www.cofk.com

Thank you in advance for considering Care Options for Kids!


Position Summary: The position of a Physical Therapist provides coordinated physical therapy to patients of all age groups. Plans, implements and evaluates patient care to restore or maintain patient wellbeing. Plans, organizes and conducts a physical therapy treatment program based on the medical referral and their evaluation. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team.

Essential Job Functions include but are not limited to:

  • Perform clinical pediatric assessment; identify patient needs and appropriateness of patient.
  • Applies concepts of infection control standard precautions in coordinating/performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease.
  • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients.
  • Document, prepare/revise and complete Plan of Care, progress notes, phone orders and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis. Revise the POC based on evaluation, ongoing assessment data.
  • Plan and provide appropriate treatment for neuro-muscular, neurological and orthopedic disorders based on medical referral and therapy assessment.
  • Assist/instruct patient/family in transfer techniques appropriate to patient abilities. Instruct on use of equipment such as walkers, wheelchairs, canes, etc. in safe manner. Utilize appropriate therapy equipment specific to patient diagnosis and needs.
  • Must meet mandatory continuing education requirements.
  • Promotes compliance with all fiscal intermediary and/or other third-party payers, through education, coaching and other assistance necessary.
  • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency.
  • Promote Agency philosophy and administrative policies to ensure quality of care.

Experience/Requirements:

  • Current valid Texas state license to practice physical therapy.
  • Two years’ experience as a Physical Therapist in an acute care or rehabilitation setting.
  • Pediatric focus and experience preferred.
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated, with strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize time and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of data and information.
  • Knowledge of therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.
  • Knowledge of durable medical equipment.
  • Excellent communication – verbal and written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Responsive to requests.
  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and current auto liability insurance.

EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors Masters, or PhD in Physical Therapy from an Accredited Physical Therapy Program
  • Current Valid Texas state license to practice physical therapy

Physical and Sensory Essential Functions:

  • Requires prolonged standing and walking, some bending, pulling, pushing, stooping, stretching and/or heavy lifting.
  • Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity, sufficient to operate a keyboard, telephone and other equipment.
  • Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs and to meet patient/family individualized psychosocial needs.

Working Conditions:

  • This job operates in an office, clinic and/or patients’ home with various conditions.
  • Possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases with varying exposure to noise.
  • Proof of current CPR and Hepatitis profile required.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule and travel locally.
  • Some exposure to unpleasant weather.

Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids Used:

  • Typical office equipment including Microsoft Office Suite and KanTime


Care Options for Kids

Address

Amarillo, TX
79109 USA

Industry

Healthcare

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