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MD Anderson Cancer Center Physical Therapist in Houston, Texas

SUMMARY

Function: Provides direct professional physical therapy services for hospital and clinic patients

Scope: Impacts patient treatment and recovery.

Essential Job Functions:

· Conducts patient consultation, evaluation, program planning and treatment to restore function, relieve pain, promote healing, prevent disability and/or facilitate adaptation to permanent disability.

· Reviews patient referrals and medical records.

· Contributes to performance improvement and quality management tasks.

· Participates in patient and student education.

· Assists in orientation of new employees and volunteers.

· Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION

Received: General supervision by the Director and Associate Director, Rehabilitation Services. Clinical supervision by Supervisor, Physical Therapy. Medical supervision for individual patients from the referring and/or attending physician.

Given: Assigned staff.

REQUIREMENTS

Education Required: Bachelor's or advanced degree from an accredited School of Physical Therapy.

Education Preferred: Advanced degree in physical therapy or related field.

Experience Required: None.

Experience Preferred: Physical Therapist experience in an acute care setting, preferably oncology.

Licensure/Certification Required: Current license to practice physical therapy in the state of Texas issued by Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR).

Licensure/Certification Preferred: None

Education Required: Bachelor's or advanced degree from an accredited School of Physical Therapy.

License Required: Current license to practice physical therapy in the state of Texas issued by Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR).

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 166428

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days, Weekends

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 86,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 107,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 129,000

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No

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