Title:  Physical Therapist I

Division:  Orthopedic Surgery
Schedule:  flexible
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $50 per hour
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  11237


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.