Physical Therapist (FT, PT, or PRN)

  • Dallas, TX
  • Full-time

Company Description

At North Texas Therapy & Home Care our goal is to create a comfortable therapeutic relationship in a relaxed atmosphere to help our clients reach beyond their individual goals.

Our dedicated team of professionals includes Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, and Spanish Translators. Our therapist-owned company has a primary focus on personalized care and our processes utilize the most up-to-date methods of treatment.

We create individualized plans of care and implement them with interdisciplinary communication to ensure that all medical and educational professionals, therapists and consultants are working towards the same goals. It is important that we establish rapport with the client and the family in order to encourage progress of therapy and goals. Every client will receive personal attention and direct therapist access to help ensure his or her long term success.

Contact us to discuss your needs so that we can best support you. At North Texas Therapy & Home Care, our focus is you: your personal needs, your physical development, your health and well-being, your self esteem, your goals. Empowerment for a better life!

Job Description

In collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team, the Physical Therapist develops a plan of
care for each physical therapy patient and provides skilled physical therapy services to
patients between the ages of 0-21 years with gross motor deficits in accordance with
physician's orders.
Responsibilities include:
 Provides skilled physical therapy services in accordance with physician orders.
 Provides skilled physical therapy services in the patient’s home or daytime facility.
 Conducts 2 or more assessments and/or re-evaluations per week, as needed.
 Assesses patient needs; Defines client's degree and type of physical and gross motor
impairment(s) by selecting and administering the most appropriate testing
instruments; interprets diagnostic data; prepares written diagnostic reports.
 Collaborates with all disciplines to plan and evaluate team goals for each patient.
 Plans for and modifies care to meet goals of the physical therapy interventions.
 Instructs patient and caregivers on patient's total physical therapy program.
 Educates staff, caregivers, and patients by designing and delivering training, printed
material/resources and in-service programs.
 Advises, consults and instructs members of the multi-disciplinary team in specific
physical therapy modalities and interventions.
 The Physical Therapist with experience may provide supervision to Certified Physical
Therapy Assistants.
 Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading
professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in
professional organizations.
 Enhances physical therapy reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new
and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job
accomplishments.

Qualifications

Bachelors or greater degree from an accredited PT program.

Texas License

Current CPR certification

Skills/Qualifications:
Problem Solving, Physiological Knowledge, Medical Teamwork, Verbal
Communication, Listening, Creating a Safe and Effective Environment, SelfDevelopment, People Skills, Professionalism

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.