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Company: UHS
Location: Laredo
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:


Step 1: Doctors Hospital of Laredo, in Laredo, TX, is a 183-bed acute care facility that offers a range of medical services. You'll feel a difference when you walk in our doors. There's pride in the care we deliver and a commitment to serving Laredo's growing healthcare needs.

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Performs therapy evaluation and treatment in both outpatient and acute inpatient settings. Serves as the lead in this section of the Rehab.


  • Performs therapy assessment once physician's orders are received
  • Provides written evaluation and plan of care to the physician
  • Supervises Plan of Care for patients evaluated and/or within discipline
  • Supervises other PT/OT/STs, PTA/COTAs and other support staff
  • Responsible for scheduling PT/OT/ST/PTAs/COTAs/Techs for the department as well as approving time off
  • Maintain strong physician relations
  • Facilitates referrals for the rehab departments
  • Cost control/overtime management/productivity
  • Ability to apply knowledge, skills and understanding of the principles, practices, timely evaluations, including coaching, counseling, and initiating corrective actions
  • Ensures that policy and procedures are followed by all staff including compliance with regulatory agencies and accrediting bodies. Communicates information to all health care team members regarding patient care and outcomes. Assists in development of plan for continuous improvement and patient care.
  • Continually evaluates the efficiency of patient flow, staffing patterns and other operations to assess opportunities for improved patient care and cost effectiveness.
  • Directly communicates with physicians and other members of management to resolve conflict or other issues quickly and effectively.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.
    Benefit Highlights
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
    • Competitive Compensation & Paid Time Off
    • Excellent Benefit Packages
    • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
    • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Career development opportunities across UHS and its 300+ locations!
      • HealthStream online learning catalogue with plenty of free CEU courses
        • More information is available on our Benefits Guest Website: About Universal Health Services

          One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. States, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.

          If you would like to learn more about the position before applying, please contact Vanessa Martinez, Recruiter at and by phone at 956-523-2027.


        • Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Physical Therapy, Speech Language Pathology or Occupational Therapy
        • TX State Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Speech Language Pathology License required.
        • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in Rehabilitation Services
        • Current CPR certification required.
        • Ability to serve as a lead worker to subordinate personnel and the ability to assume supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the Director.
        • Ability to work independently and maintain a positive, courteous attitude.
        • Continued employment is contingent on successfully maintaining current required certification(s) and/or license(s).
          EEO Statement

          All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

          We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

          Avoid and Report Recruitment Scams

          At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skill set and experience with the best possible career path at UHS

          and our subsidiaries. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (e.g., Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. Our recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc.

          If you suspect a fraudulent job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, we encourage you to report such concerns to appropriate law enforcement. We encourage you to refer to legitimate UHS and UHS subsidiary career websites to verify job opportunities and not rely on unsolicited calls from recruiters.

Keywords: UHS, Laredo , SUPV - THERAPY SVCS, Healthcare , Laredo, Texas

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