Physical Therapist I

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7099796 (Ref:11237-en_US)

Posted: May 12, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The entry level Physical Therapist is responsible for evaluating and developing the therapy plan of care for a broad range of diagnoses and acuities.

Job Duties

  • Provides evaluation, treatment, and discharge planning to patients, family members, and/or caregivers. 
  • Collaborates with other health care professionals as needed for resolution and/or achievement of identified patient specific goals. 
  • Specializes in care for certain complex patient types, through advanced training and education
  • Participates in rounds, clinics, and case conferences.
  • Monitors service delivery by support personnel.
  • Documents patient progress appropriately in the medical record.
  • Participates and assists in implementing new programs in area assigned.
  • Delivers exceptional patient care with adherence to safety standards and guidelines to ensure optimal patient safety, customer service, and optimum patient outcomes. 
  • Serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff, including other Therapists, and technicians. 
  • Review and collect quality metrics and analytics. 
  • Develops best practices and process improvement initiatives, as designated. 
  • Acts as a clinical instructor to students, and Clinical Fellows.
  • Assists in coordination of daily activities in absence of manager.
  • Evaluation and treatment of post-operative orthopedic injuries.
  • Able to handle case load of 15 patients/day.
  • Collaboration with physicians to enhance patient care.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited institution.
  • Licensed Physical Therapist by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners or eligible to practice physical therapy in the State of Texas.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in a related field.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7099796 (Ref:11237-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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