Physical Therapist

Premise   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Business Services

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Less than 5 years

Posted 40 days ago

Summary Perform evidence based, outpatient orthopedic physical therapy in a collaborative, multidisciplinary Health Center with the objective of helping patients get, stay and be well.

Essential Job Functions

  • Premise Health Physical Therapists work in collaboration with other Health Center staff members including, doctors, NPs, PAs, nurses, dietitians, wellness coaches, as well as community providers to promote health and wellness to onsite employees and their dependents.
  • Our physical therapist practice according to APTA professional standards, recognizing the importance of current physical therapy research, critical clinical reasoning and the patient's values when evaluating, assessing and developing a treatment plan for each unique patient.
  • We successfully promote direct access to physical therapy services at the majority of our Health Centers, as such our PTs are able to practice at their highest skill level.
  • Continuity of care and patient centeredness are hallmarks of the Premise Health mission and as such, our PTs are expected to demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication by participating in Health Center meetings, patient care meetings and through their documentation and reporting to onsite and community referral sources.
  • Physical therapists participate in continuing competence activities including peer review, presentations, and optionally grand rounds.
  • Onsite PTs may work closely with our client's stakeholders including, safety officers, ergonomists, human resources and other vendors to promote employee safety in the workplace.
  • Depending on the workplace setting and the scope of services, a Premise Health PT is able to effect positive behavior change in the eligible population, beyond the clinical setting by:
  • Developing and administering injury prevention and health promotion presentations, workshops and other programing for the onsite employees and other eligible populations.
  • Teaching "real time" proper body mechanics at the employee's workstation.
  • Assessing and correcting poor ergonomics.
  • Developing and administering specific programs when a need is identified. Examples of programs our therapists have developed are: Weekend Warrior musculoskeletal screens, Triathlon preparation workshops, Health Back Programs, and Stretch and Flex exercise classes.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university is required; Master's degree is preferred
  • Licensed as a Physical Therapist
  • Current Certification in AHA or ARC Basic Life Support for healthcare provider is required.
  • At least three years' experience as a Physical Therapist in an outpatient physical therapy clinic or other ambulatory care clinic. Outpatient orthopedic experience is required.
  • Knowledge of Internet software and Word Processing software.
  • Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records preferred.
  • Knowledge of workplace health and safety concepts and OSHA regulations in occupational health settings preferred.