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Pediatric Physical Therapist

Company: Ascension
Location: Austin
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Pediatric Physical Therapist-Full Time Day-Dell Children's Medical Center-Austin, TX

 

The Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease is affiliated with the University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School. The program is the only comprehensive children's heart center in Central Texas serving an expansive 46 counties. The Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) is a 24-bed inpatient unit that provides complex monitoring and treatment of pediatric patients during the critical phase of surgical and non-surgical cardiac illness, with a goal of innovation in multiple aspects of cardiac care. The unit supports a state of the art operative program specializing in complex congenital heart defects, as well as an emerging heart transplant and VAD program

 

What You Will Do:

Evaluate and conduct medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs.

  • Perform initial and on-going assessments of patient's condition.
  • Establish, revise and evaluate a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient/family.
  • Perform therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the condition of the patient.
  • Oversee activities of physical therapy assistants, students and other support personnel.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
  • Licensed Rehab Therapist specializing in Physical Therapy (RPT) credentialed from the obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Master's degree preferred.
Additional Preferences:

Work Experience:

  • Highly preferred experience in the Cardiac Care Unit of a Children's Hospital
Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, has provided thousands of associates and caregivers a rewarding career in healthcare since 1902. We strive to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services for all. We operate more than 100 clinical locations in central Texas, including two teaching hospitals, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas and Dell Children's Medical Center, where candidates can find both career and clinical education opportunities. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, explore a career with us today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Seton is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: Ascension, Austin , Pediatric Physical Therapist, Other , Austin, Texas

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