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Physical Therapist- Per Diem

Location: Teaneck, NJ, United States
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Physical Therapist

Holy Name Medical Center is a leading healthcare facility dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality care to our community. We are committed to fostering a dynamic and inclusive work environment for our employees.

A Brief Overview
Organizes and conducts Physical Therapy programs for individuals referred by a physician to restore function and prevent disability following disease, injury or loss of body part. Helps patient reach maximum performance within their disabilities.

What you will do

  • Evaluates and plan specific treatment programs upon the referral of a physician.
  • Treats and documents progress of patients in a timely fashion
  • Evaluates the extent of the disability through pertinent chart findings and objective evaluation procedures
  • Administers therapeutic exercise directly
  • Teaches rehabilitation techniques to overcome disability through the use of supportive devices
  • Assists with discharge planning.
  • Maintains and cares for all therapeutic equipment in all patient areas.
  • Instruct other health professionals, support personnel and patient, families in proper safety and exercise programs.
  • Coordinates schedule of assigned in-patients or out-patients
  • Maintains statistical reports as requested.
  • Participates in a present in-service program as directed by Senior Education Therapist or Director of Rehabilitation Services. Performs at minimum 1 inservice per year for the department
  • Records treatment data and progress notes in the medical records. Reports on patient progress at rounds or other clinical team meetings
  • Assists in departmental marketing and educates medical and other hospital staff about services provided by physical therapy.
  • Supervises affiliating students as per assignment of the Senior Education Physical Therapist

Education Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree of Science Degree in Physical Therapy Required or
  • Master's Degree of Science Degree in Physical Therapy Required

Experience Qualifications

  • less than 1 year Treats patients of all ages with all types of disabilities and multiple medical problems. Required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Capable of frequent lifting and transferring of weight of to 300 pounds.
  • Performs other related or miscellaneous duties as directed by superiors.

Licenses and Certifications

  • PT - Physical Therapist New Jersey Licensed Upon Hire Required and
  • BCLS - Basic Life Support American Heart Association Upon Hire Required

Holy Name Medical Center is a comprehensive, 361-bed hospital offering leading-edge medical practice and technology administered in an environment rooted in a tradition of compassion and respect for every patient. Holy Name provides high quality health care across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, early intervention, treatment options, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The Medical Center offers a robust roster of primary care and specialty physicians, and its Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing provides academically competitive registered nurse and licensed practical nurse education programs. Ranked among the top hospitals in New Jersey and the nation for patient care, clinical performance, consumer value and workplace excellence, Holy Name has been recognized by NJBIZ's as one of the "Best Places to Work in New Jersey" every year since 2006 - the only hospital to have earned this honor. The Medical Center is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, is Magnet-recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, consistently earns Hospital Safety Grade A scores from Leapfrog Group, and is a national model for culturally sensitive care. Holy Name is a mission-driven facility whose quality standards and philosophy are rooted in the principles of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Those principles are exercised daily by the Medical Center's dedicated and talented team of physicians, nurses, allied health employees, and a wide variety of non-clinical administrative and operational staff members. Holy Name Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.