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Physical Therapist- Clinical Specialist- Sports Medicine

at Texas Children's Hospital

Posted: 10/15/2019
Job Reference #: 18179

Job Description

  • Requisition ID
    Talent Area
    Full/Part Time
    Shift Description
    730a-6p - 4 days a week
  • Job Summary

    We are searching for a Physical Therapy (PT) Clinical Specialist—someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position you’ll plan, evaluate, organize and implement Physical Therapy treatment programs in a developmentally and age appropriate manner for patients ages 0-adulthood.

    Think you’ve got what it takes?


    • Completes patient evaluations and reassessments in accordance with hospital and department guidelines
    • Develops an individualized plan of care based upon evaluation/reassessment findings according to hospital and departmental guidelines
    • Monitors patient response to treatment intervention
    • Provides clinical support to assigned outpatient clinic or specialty program
    • Provides instruction/education to patients and families/care givers
    • Documents information in patient medical record and billing
    • Participates in staff and student development
    • Works with departmental staff and other health care professionals by volunteering regularly to help others when time allows


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy
    • Current Texas state license to practice physical therapy
    • Relevant experience acquired in one of two ways:
    • Two (2) years pediatric, women’s health, orthopedics, or sports medicine clinical experience
    • One (1) year pediatric, women’s health, orthopedics, or sports medicine residency
    • Strongly prefer Sports Medicine or related experience
    • Knowledge and understanding rehabilitative care of patients with acute and chronic conditions, and knowledge of development from the ages of neonate to adulthood.
    • Successful demonstration of fundamental competencies of the professional competencies
    • Clinical advancement candidate must have been rated as "exceptional" or "consistently exceptional’ on the previous performance appraisal.
    • Must be articulate, courteous and supportive in dealing with hospital, administrative and departmental personnel, patients and parents with ability to honor confidentiality; able to independently treat patients by developing and following the established therapy plan of care; demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills; utilize basic office equipment such as fax, copier and PC.

    Company Profile

    Strategically located throughout the greater Houston area, Texas Children's Specialty Care offer the same high-quality pediatric subspecialty care as our hospital – right in your neighborhood. Staffed by pediatric specialists from Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, our teams are trained to care for the physical and emotional needs of children and adolescents. Working closely with a child's primary-care physician, our specialists diagnose health conditions and develop patient-specific treatment plans. Texas Children's Specialty Care locations use child-sized medical equipment in colorful, child-friendly atmospheres that cater to young patients' needs and interests.

    To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

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