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Rehab Therapy Extern - Inpatient - Baylor Rehab (PT, OT, SLP)

Rehab Therapy Extern - Inpatient - Baylor Rehab (PT, OT, SLP)

Job ID 
Experience (Years) 
Therapy - Support
Street Address 
909 North Washington Avenue
Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation
Position Type 
Per Diem
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Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation carries a well-known reputation for excellent patient care and exceptional quality outcomes. We serve all people through exemplary healthcare, education, research and community service. Fourteen years running Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation and our sister organization Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation have been named in U.S. News & World Report as one of America's Best Hospitals. We are Joint Commission certified and won the Quality Texas Foundation Performance Excellence Award.

In April 2011, Baylor Health Care System ( and Select Medical entered into a partnership which launched Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation.

Baylor chose to enter into this partnership because we wanted to be the best in Rehabilitation Services This joint venture helps us continue toward the vision of offering top notch quality care, providing more service lines to our patients and to being among the top five five hospitals in the nation. 

Throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, BIR currently employs 1,600 employees and we continue to grow. We currently have the following locations throughout DFW, making us one of the most recognized and largest rehabilitation providers in the nation:


  • 3 Inpatient Rehab Hospitals (free standing)
  • 2 Inpatient Rehab Units in Baylor Scott & White Hospitals
  • 9 Acute Care Therapy Departments
  • 68 Outpatient Therapy Locations
  • Home Health Division


Our extern program provides a great opportunity to get paid, hands-on experience at a renowned rehab hospital.  


Under the direction of a therapist, the extern assists patients in the rehabilitation process through provision of requested activities.  You'll prepare and maintain equipment and treatment area for daily activities.  Will participate in educational lectures as designated and participate in mentoring programs provided by the department and staff therapists plus complete annual competencies in a timely manner.  




Open to any student enrolled in a Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy program or pre-program. There is a minimum commitment of 2 years and externs must work at least 4 shifts per month to maintain employment. 


Application deadline is January 31st, 2018 for a late February/early March start date. 10 externs will be hired. 


Hours: Saturday/Sunday 8a-4:30p.


Additional Data

Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation is located just east of downtown Dallas. 


Select Medical is an equal opportunity employer committed to dealing with employees in a nondiscriminatory manner and based on job-related qualifications and abilities. The Company will recruit, hire, train, and promote all persons without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, age (40 and over), marital status, disability or history of disability (except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational qualification) or any other protected status.