Telehealth Physical Therapist Specialist – Irving, TX

Title: Telehealth Physical Therapist Specialist

Location: Las Colinas, TX

Overview: We need a full time Telehealth Physical Therapist Specialist for our virtual Physical Therapy clinic. We want someone who wants to become an expert clinician and passionate about helping people. There is the science of therapy and there is the art of therapy. We are seeking someone who can incorporate evidence-based practice with the ability to communicate and connect with patients.

We are seeking a Telehealth Physical Therapist Specialist to be an integral part of a Physical Therapy consult team serving patients at all levels of need through an innovative Telehealth platform.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide physical therapy evaluation and treatment to patients in accordance with all pertaining laws and regulations
  • This position requires independent clinical decision making, flexibility and an ability to provide a variety of assessment and interventions to a wide range of patient populations in multiple market centric geographic regions
  • The Telehealth PT Specialist will assess and triage patients via telehealth without restrictions in gender, age, or medical comorbidity
  • The Telehealth PT Specialist will conduct physical assessments of patients in both home and clinical settings
  • The Telehealth PT Specialist is responsible for providing a full range of clinical PT consult services including physical assessment, treatment recommendations, risk assessment, therapeutic interventions, discharge planning recommendations, and may provide a warm handoff to the PT team in clinic
  • The Telehealth PT Specialist must be able to collaborate and build rapport with patients, staff at the clinic site as well as other members of the Telehealth team
  • Deliver services in accordance with the “Code of Ethics” and the “Guide to Professional Conduct of the Physical Therapist” and Guide to Physical Therapist Practice as set forth by the American Physical Therapy Association
  • Perform all duties as outlined in policies and procedures of The Practice
  • Offer the highest quality care possible in accordance with the current level of education and experience as well as ensuring the patient’s welfare and safety
  • Act as an agent for the patient regarding confidentiality
  • Appropriately supervise all ancillary personnel regarding the treatment of the patient
  • Maintain all documentation on a timely basis and in accordance with the laws and regulations of the states policies and practices
  • Submit all charges for services rendered in accordance with current policy
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment for the provision of physical therapy services virtually
  • Assist the Clinical Director in the operation of the non-patient aspects of the organization as requested
  • Attend all business and educational meetings scheduled
  • Keep active lines of communication open
  • Act in the best interest of the organization in both patient and non-patient areas
  • Adhere to teaching as well as learning in all aspects of the organization
  • Participate as needed with community and professional education programs
  • Protect the community from abuse in the delivery of physical therapy
  • Act as a positive reflection to the community

Education Experience:

  • Licensed Physical Therapist required by the state
  • Experience with video conferencing preferred
  • Spanish speaking preferred
  • Must be comfortable with use of videoconferencing for assessments
  • Graduated from a physical therapy curriculum approved by the American Physical Therapy Association required
  • 2 years of experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills Abilities:

  • The successful candidate will foster collaborative relationships with patients, families, physicians, and other health care professionals
  • Candidates must have access to high speed internet and a private and professional space for conducting Telehealth patient assessments
  • This is a 100% remote position
  • The successful candidate will be comfortable working independently, have strong documentation skills and an ability to triage and manage multiple cases concurrently
  • Actively seek out educational opportunities to advance your clinical skills
  • Comfortable and familiar with Teleconferencing Technology (desired)
  • Participate in personal and professional activities for your overall growth and development
  • A community-based mentality is a plus
  • Local candidates preferred

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • License Reimbursement
  • Continuing Education Allowance
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and PTO

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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