The Physical Therapist (PT) position is responsible for assessing patients and developing the therapy plan of care. This position provides education to patients, patient's family members, and/or caregivers and collaborates with other health care professionals as needed for problem resolution and/or achievement of identified patient specific goals. As a member of the patient care team, the PT position provides direct patient care and has responsibility to deliver exceptional patient care with adherence to safety standards and guidelines to ensure optimal patient safety, customer service, and optimum patient outcomes. Position Duties (not all inclusive) Designs a physical therapy plan of care that integrates measurable goals, treatment, expected outcomes, patient goals, and discharge plan. Make a determination of the patient's projected ability to function independently and potential for reintegration into the community and workplace after illness or injury. Identify patient/family communication style. Seek alternate forms of communication with patients, family &/or staff when necessary Documents in a concisely, logical and uses appropriate and approved grammar, spelling and abbreviations. Identify and initiate evidence based occupational therapy interventions which result in improved/maintained patient functional status Effectively initiates communication with supervisor/peers to assist with patient care when there is a need, such as for priority patients in the inpatient and/or outpatient area, as clinically appropriate About Us: Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital- Celebrating 90 years + of caring for our community and surrounding communities. Our outstanding team combines compassion and kindness with the latest technology and advanced treatments to deliver care. Services Include : Cardiac Services, FastTrack, ICU, Medical Imaging, Nutrition Services, and Physical rehabilitation, Stroke Action Plan, Surgery, Women and Children's including Level I NICU. At Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital, we recognize and reward you for your contributions; we have a highly qualified, smart, and ambitious team making a difference in our patient's lives. Our culture of ownership and transparency empowers our team to achieve goals. We have new transformative owners, for all those on board, it's going to be a challenging and a rewarding journey and we are just getting started. www.nacmem.org OUR COMMUNITY: Nacogdoches, the oldest town in Texas and the official Garden Capital of Texas . Nacogdoches is home of the Texas Blueberry Festival Nacogdoches is a 300-year-old city known as The Oldest town in Texas. We're located in the heart of Deep East Texas almost equidistant between Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston and Shreveport, Louisiana. Nestled between three national forests and only a short drive from two of the largest lakes in Texas, Nacogdoches is home to Stephen F. Austin State University and has a population of 33,000. Also designated the Garden Capital of Texas, Nacogdoches is recognized for its natural beauty, creeks and trails Nacogdoches has long been a live music destination, and remains that today! Classic old venues make for great music, dancing and enjoying a night on the town. Take in livejazz poolside, dance at a local dance hall or simply relax and reconnect at a local wine bar, and more. Requirements Current BLS(CPR) certification required Ability to read, write, and communicate in English required. Texas Physical Therapist License with the Texas State Board of Examiners required.
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