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HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION Registered Therapist V Physical in CARLSBAD, Texas

Job/Position DescriptionRegistered Therapist V PhysicalCome work in an environment where we truly value and respect those we serve and believe in the mission that all people can achieve a higher level of wellness and independence. The state supported living centers serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are medically fragile or who have behavioral problems. The centers provide campus-based direct services and supports at 13 centers located throughout the state. Learn About Our State Supported Living CentersThe state of Texas offers many benefits to employees. HHSC is a qualifying organization for the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which forgives the remaining balance on college student Direct Loans after making 120 qualifying monthly payments. We also offer excellent health benefits, a lifetime monthly retirement annuityas well as 401(k) and 457 Programs under the Employees Retirement System of Texas. If you are looking for a place to work where you can establish a career that is filled with purpose, this is the job for you!The Physical Therapist provides highly advanced therapeutic services in Physical Therapy. The Therapist performs and interprets assessments and renders clinical and consultative services to consumers. Work may involve but is not limited to evaluation and treatment of wounds, assessment of gait disturbances, pain management, acute care/restorative services, circulatory studies, evaluation and fabrication of orthotic/seating/mobility/positioning devices, and other specialized modalities utilized in the treatment of individuals with developmental disabilities. The Therapist plans, develops, and implements complex physical nutritional management programs and treatment protocols to treat, improve, or maintain the individual's level of health and function. The Therapist performs monitoring and tracking and trending of data pertaining to services and devices; participates in the IDT and assists in development of the ISP; performs staff training and mentoring for devices/strategies; and participates in treatment planning and collaboration with the IDT. The Therapist participates in quality assurance and quality enhancement activities related to provision of therapeutic services at the facility and State level (as requested). The Therapist may plan, assign and supervise the work of departmental staff. This position may oversee the coordination of the student internships or other educational/programs and may conduct research in therapeutic outcomes/practice. The Therapist works independently with minimal supervision with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and judgment. Essential Job FunctionsAttends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or over https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job\_profile.cfm?szOrderID=493312 Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.

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