HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Physical Therapist - PRN in Austin, Texas

  • Position Description: *

    Physical Therapist will assess, evaluate and treat movement dysfunction and pain resulting from injury, disease, disability, or other health related conditions.

Physical therapy includes:

  • Performing and interpreting tests and measurements to assess pathophysiological, pathomechanical, electrophysiological, ergonomic, and developmental deficits of bodily systems to determine diagnosis, treatment prognosis, and prevention

  • Planning, administering and modifying therapeutic interventions that focus on posture, locomotion, strength endurance, cardiopulmonary function, balance, coordination, joint mobility, flexibility, pain, healing, and repair, and functional abilities in daily living skills

  • Providing consultative, educational, research and other advisory services

    The Physical Therapist will assess patient's progress during and following treatment. Evaluation and treatment shall be initiated only by written prescription or confirmed verbal orders of a qualified physician. Therapists will interact with members of this department as well as other hospital departments to provide for essential department operational tasks, including patient treatment and continuing education, infection control, and quality assurance. Physical Therapists will maintain communication through documentation and verbal consultation with nursing staff and physicians to provide optimal patient care. Physical Therapist will work in any or all area of PT including rehabilitation, outpatient and skilled nursing unit (SNF).

License/Certification: Required: Current licensure in Texas as an Physical Therapist. Certification in basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Experience: Preferred: Previous experience in Physical Therapy. Lymphedema and/or Pelvic Floor experience. Computer skills

Title: Physical Therapist - PRN

Location: Texas-Austin-South Austin Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00196-42459