Develops, implements, and evaluates professionally competent, comprehensive individual and group treatment programs for all medically referred patients. Assists with educational, administrative, managerial, and quality control duties as assigned. Performs professionally competent physical therapy treatment programs and related documentation on all assigned patient programs efficiently and timely. Participates with other members of the health care team to achieve maximum patient benefit and efficiency. Participates in and contributes to educational programs. Serves as a Clinical Instructor for various levels of physical therapist and/or physical therapist assistant students as assigned. Assists with supervision and evaluation of assigned P.T. staff or volunteers.
Two years experience as a physical therapist is required. Supervisory and/or clinical teaching experience and additional clinical experience is preferred.
Licensure by the Executive Council of Physical and Occupational Therapy Examiners as an Physical Therapist is required. Must have current American Heart Association, Basic Cardiac Life Support and Health Care Provider card.
Owned by the people of Bexar County, University Health System is a nationally recognized academic medical center. In partnership with UT Medicine San Antonio, the practice plan of The University of Texas Health Science Center, it is consistently recognized as a leader in advanced treatment options, new technologies and clinical research.
Just recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked University Hospital as the Best Metro Hospital and Best for nephrology and urology.
Also, University Hospital is the only pediatric trauma center for San Antonio and South Texas. The trauma team at University Hospital is recognized for its expertise in treating serious injuries and burns in children by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The ACS verified University Hospital as a pediatric trauma center in October 2012, after a lengthy application process and site visit.