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Job Summary

  • Provides coordinated care to patients of all age groups
  • Plans, implements and evaluates patient care plans to restore or maintain patient well being
  • Plans, organizes, and conducts physical therapy treatment programs based on the medical referral and their evaluation
  • Collaborates with an interdisciplinary team

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform initial and ongoing clinical assessments to identify patient needs, and determine the level of functioning, including OASIS assessments at appropriate time points and appropriateness of patient for home health
  • Develop and revise a Plan of Care in consultation with physician and other care team members
  • Provide therapeutic treatments and evaluation of equipment needs as applicable
  • Evaluate outcomes of care with appropriate discharge planning
  • Apply concepts of infection control and standard precautions in coordinating/performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease
  • Accept clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients
  • Supervise PTA and HHA as appropriate
  • Complete appropriate documentation in a timely manner
  • Meet mandatory continuing education requirements of the agency/licensing board and participate in in-service programs
  • Use effective interpersonal relations and communication skills to advise and consult with the family and other agency personnel as appropriate
  • Promote Agency philosophy and administrative policies
  • Demonstrate commitment, professional growth, and competency

Perform other duties as assigned.

Education: Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from an American Physical Therapy Association-approved program

Licensure: Current Texas State License as a Physical Therapist, current Texas Drivers License

Experience: Two years experience as a Physical Therapist in an acute care or rehabilitation setting


  • Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Proof of current CPR and Hepatitis profile
  • Knowledge of durable medical equipment

Transportation: Reliable transportation and valid and current auto liability insurance