Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY: Serves as leader of change agent. Performs patient evaluations and administers interventions in department or ambulatory clinics. Performs related duties such as departmental performance improvement and clinical education, and serves as clinical supervisors to assistant and support personnel. Also serves as specialist to program or product line. Adheres to practice act, regulations and rules, departmental policy and procedure, and documentation and reimbursement rules applicable to ambulatory care. Manages patient appointment system and work with front office on service authorization, certification and recertification. Demonstrates competence to adapt work and customer service to accommodate the unique physical, psychosocial, cultural, safety and other developmental needs of patients.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:
Transitional DPT or PhD in Physical Therapy. Current Texas license. Specialty Certification
Basic Life Support from a hospital-based American Heart Association (AHA) approved program.

2. Work Experience (Years and Area): Four years minimum.

3. Equipment Operated: Competency in Physical Therapy Equipment

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (Check Applicable Areas)
1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
Bilingual Skills Required: No Languages: Spanish, Vietnamese preferred
Writing /Composing (Correspondence /Reports)

2. Other Skills:
Analytical, CRT, Medical Terms, Research, P.C., MS Word,

3. Work Schedule: Flexible

4. Other Requirements: Previous work experience or internship in ambulatory setting is preferred.

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