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Physical Therapist - Cancer Rehabilitation

Company: Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Job Description:

Overview: Experience the power of physical therapy and cancer rehabilitation in Round Rock, TX with Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation! Our Round Rock University and Cedar Park East outpatient therapy centers are seeking a compassionate and driven licensed physical therapist with cancer rehabilitation and lymphedema experience to provide exceptional patient care experiences on a full time basis. Lymphedema certification is preferred, willing to cover certification costs for individuals with experience but not yet certified. This is a split position, with Round Rock University as the home clinic. The Round Rock clinic is on-site with a cancer center and provides the opportunity to work directly with members of the interdisciplinary care team, including oncologists, urologists, surgical oncologists, and community care partners to provide new patient and survivorship education and rehabilitative care. This therapist will also have the opportunity to be an active member of the CoC committee and tumor board conferences. Seize the opportunity to join our highly trained and respected ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation Program team, who provide rehabilitative services to help improve quality of life for people affected by cancer. Our ReVital team provides the necessary education and training for therapists invested in treating our diverse patient population, which must be completed within the first 6-12 months of employment. Our work environment offers a great opportunity to provide quality care to our patients and grow with the nation's leader in outpatient physical therapy. As a Physical Therapist at one of our Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, you will work with a team of clinicians. Together we will help our patients achieve outlined goals and milestones on their individual patient care plan. Initial and ongoing systematic patient assessment
Patient Case Load Average: 10-12 patients a day
Timely and accurate documentation using Therapy Source
Interpreting assessment/diagnostic data including medical notes and surgery reports
Ensuring medical orders are transcribed and processed accurately
Promoting continuous quality improvement
Instructing and counseling patients/families as needed Benefits of becoming a Therapist with us: We strive to provide our employees with a solid work-life balance, as we understand that happy employees have both fulfilling careers and fulfilling lives beyond our doors. Health, Dental, and Vision insurance; Life insurance; Prescription coverage
Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Illness Days (EID)
A 401(k) retirement plan with company match
Short and Long Term Disability
Personal and Family Medical Leave
Clinical Ladder Program
New Grad Mentorship
Residency Programs
Continuing Education Responsibilities: Our ideal team member is--- Adaptable and Flexible: willing to adapt or adjust to accommodate your colleagues and patients
Patient-centric: the patient always comes first and we treat every patient with care
An exceptional communicator: someone who communicates proactively and with empathy
Detail-oriented: people count on you to ensure all the details are done correctly the first time around
Team Player: you will be an integral part of a clinical team So we want to know--- Are you someone who puts the needs of your patients above all else?
Are you one of the most positive people you know?
Are you at your best when you get to determine your goals and decide on the direction of your day? If you answered yes to these questions, being a ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation therapist at Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation may be a great fit for you! Who is Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation? Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation (BSWIR) is a joint venture between Baylor Scott & White Health System and Select Medical, serving as the largest not-for-profit health care system in the state of Texas. BSWIR is dedicated to helping patients find their way back from all types of injuries, illnesses and chronic conditions. We offer a network of inpatient rehabilitation facilities, outpatient therapy centers and home health services throughout North and Central Texas to help patients return to independent and productive lifestyles. We provide care for the most challenging and medically complex patients, including those with traumatic brain injury, traumatic spinal cord injury and patients requiring ventilation. Our flagship hospital located across from Baylor University Medical Center has been repeatedly recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 25 rehabilitation facilities in the nation. Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Successful completion of those educational requirements as mandated for state licensure or eligibility for a license in Physical Therapy
Current State licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State of practice
Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required
Ability to work 40 hours per week with occasional late or early shifts to accommodate patients
Cancer rehabilitation experience (student rotations considered)
Lymphedema experience (student rotations considered) Preferred Qualifications: Lymphedema certification Physical Requirements: Ability to lift patients using appropriate biomechanical techniques frequently throughout the course of a workday/shift. Must be capable of easily lifting fifty (50) pounds dead weight alone
Ability to walk, bend, stand, and reach constantly during a workday/shift
Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to evaluate, diagnose and monitor patient needs and to maintain accurate records, recognize people and provide directions
Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions
Ability to push wheeled equipment through the facility and in the community
Possess fine motor skills for legible and accurate reporting, charting, scheduling, daily correspondence, and presentations, either manually or through use of electronic equipment
Possess fine motor skills for effective and efficient handling of diagnostic or therapeutic equipment Do you strive to join a fast-paced, mission-focused team that is changing the world for people living with and beyond cancer? Is career growth and opportunity appealing to you? Apply today! Additional Data: ReVital is an innovative oncology rehabilitation program offered exclusively by Select Medical. Our mission is to deliver outcomes that matter to our patients throughout the cancer journey by understanding their needs and goals and providing specialized, comprehensive services at the hands of compassionate, dedicated clinicians. Our vision is to establish comprehensive cancer rehabilitation as a standard of care for people affected by cancer. Our network of 800+ specially trained therapists work closely with oncologists and people affected by cancer to create personalized rehabilitation plans. Utilizing physical, occupational, and speech therapies, ReVital specialists address pain, fatigue, neuropathy and many other cancer-related side effects with encouragement and compassion. An overwhelming majority of people affected by cancer do not receive treatment for functional impairments. ReVital addresses this gap in care and helps people regain strength, function, independence, and quality of life. Learn more at Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. #ACN #CB

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation, Round Rock , Physical Therapist - Cancer Rehabilitation, Healthcare , Round Rock, Texas

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