The inpatient staff physical therapist will have the education, knowledge and skill to provide in-patient services focusing on functional skills to enhance development, restore function and to prevent disability from pediatric conditions, illness and injury. Evaluation, treatment and home programming are provided for children with: burns and wounds, orthopedic injuries, brain injuries and neurological impairments, hematology and oncology disorders, musculoskeletal injuries or disorders, neuromuscular disorders, gross motor delays, and cardiopulmonary disorders. Also includes evaluations for wheelchairs, walkers and other assistive devices. The PT will provide therapy services for chronically ill patients admitted to hospital for lengthy stays, as well as see additional outpatients for burn and wound care. The position shall include patient and caregiver education and consultation to other medical professionals, clinics and agencies, both within Cook Childrens Health Care System and within the community. Documentation and correspondence pertaining to these services shall follow department and system policies.
Flexible Hours/shifts to accommodate before and after school hours.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification
State license for physical therapy or eligible for licensure.
Internal Number: 39121
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Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise – to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we’re proud of our long and rich tradition of serving our community.