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Physical Therapist

Category:

Rehabilitation

Department:

Therapy Services

Status:

Full Time

Schedule:

Days

Description:

Requirements to Apply: Graduate of an approved Physical Therapy school or graduate of a college or university with a certificate in Physical Therapy. If not already licensed, candidate must be willing to sit for and pass Texas State Licensing Exam within 3-6 mos.

General Description:

Responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. Administers treatments and physical agents as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. The staff therapist coordinates, delegates and supervises responsibilities assigned to supportive staff (RCNA, PTA, PTLA, etc.). The staff therapist participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Provides input in formulating budget, assists in evaluating department performance versus budget controls and takes appropriate action to remain in budget guidelines. Ensures that patient changes are accurate and entered on a timely basis. Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs.

Facility and Community Overview:

Del Rio, TX is known as the "Oasis of Texas" with over 145 miles of pristine lakefront on beautiful Lake Amistad. Del Rio boasts a low cost of living (18% lower than the US average), excellent public and private school options and a less than 6% unemployment rate. In addition to our low crime rate, Southern Living Magazine named Del Rio "The Friendliest Little Border Town in Texas". With these attributes, it is no wonder our local economy is thriving.

Val Verde Regional Medical Center is a 93 bed facility located in the heart of Del Rio. We are experiencing tremendous growth and are looking for individuals to grow with us. We offer competitive sign on, relocation compensation and benefits packages.

Join our health care team and make a difference!

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