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Physical Therapist, Perdiem

Company: Holy Name
Location: Oradell
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Staff Physical Therapist

Department: Physical Therapy, Oradell

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary: 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.


Education: Bachelors or Masters of Science Degree in Physical Therapy

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

Experience: Treats patients of all ages with all types of disabilities and multiple medical problems.

Certification/License: New Jersey Licensed or eligible. AHA CPR/AED Certificate or BLS Certification.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • 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

Keywords: Holy Name, Tenafly , Physical Therapist, Perdiem, Healthcare , Oradell, New Jersey

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