R.A. Wylan & Co. Inc.,
Career Center

Physical Therapist

Location: Austin, TX
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $94,000.00 - $120,000.00
Date: 3/12/2018
Job ID: 02521129
Job Description
Job Description:
SUMMARY: Physical therapists focus on the evaluation of pain levels, strength, balance, range of motion, co-ordination, endurance, and posture of each patient.  From this initial examination, the physical therapist then develops a treatment plan specific to correcting pertinent physical findings.  This plan of care utilizes exercises, rehabilitative procedures, massage, manipulations, and physical agents including, but not limited to, mechanical devices, traction, heat, cold, air, light, water, electricity, and sound in the aid of diagnosis or treatment.  Each patient's individual treatment plan is geared toward reaching specific rehabilitation goals that are set by the therapist and the patient together as a team.  However, the physical therapist will help in determining realistic goals through their knowledge of pathology and prognosis.  Physical therapists work to restore function, improve mobility, and decrease pain with the goal of re-establishing a patient's prior level of functional.  Physical therapists may perform evaluations without referrals.
  • Interpretation of the practitioner's referral
  • Performance and documentation of the initial physical therapy examination and evaluation of the patient.  Evaluates such things as: current complaint, History and Present Illnesses, Objective Findings such as, overall visual inspection, posture, pain levels, range of motion, strength, endurance, balance, co-ordination, pertinent special testing of each patient.
  • Development and documentation of a plan of care.
  • Implementation of, or directing implementation of the plan of care;
  • Delegation of tasks to appropriate personnel;
  • Direction and supervision of the PTA(s) and physical therapy aide(s);
  • Completion and accuracy of the patient's physical therapy record;
  • Performance and documentation of the reexamination and reevaluation of the patient as described in this section above (#2); and when necessary, modification of the plan of care
  • Discharge of a patient or discontinuation of treatment
  • Development of any follow-up plan for the patient
  • Collaboration with members of the health care team when appropriate
Other duties may be assigned may be assigned by the Medical Director or Clinic Administrator.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Licensed Physical Therapist required
PHYSICAL DEMANDS and WORK ENVIRONMENT: Employee is required to sit, stand, and walk daily.  Employee may lift up to 50 pounds.
Salary Range: 
Benefits Offered: 
Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
AFLAC Insurance 
Current Work Schedule:
Mon-Thurs 7:30am – 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm 
**May be flexible with work schedule.