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Physical Therapy
Physical Therapist
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Holy Name Medical Center | Teaneck, NJ
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Job Description

DescriptionPer Diem Physical Therapist

Holy Name Medical Center is a 361-bed hospital based in Northern NJ, just 10 minutes outside NYC. The Medical Center is recognized for quality care and clinical excellence, receiving numerous awards including Magnet Recognition as well as "Best Places to Work in NJ" by NJBiz magazine for the last 13 years.

Position Description:

The Physical Therapist 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, Skills & Experience Required:

Bachelor's or Master's of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. New Jersey Licensed or eligible. Capable of frequent lifting and transferring of weight of to 300 pounds. Treats patients of all ages with all types of disabilities and multiple medical problems. Performs other related or miscellaneous duties as directed by superiors.

Specific Responsibilities:

____ 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.

____ Instructs 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.

____ 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

____ Fulfills other assigned duties and tasks as needed.

Requirements- Bachelors or Masters Degree in Physical Therapy and licensed to practice as a Physical Therapist in the State of New Jersey.

* Job requires extensive standing, walking, lifting crouching, stooping, reaching, kneeling, stair climbing, writing, computer use, driving and phone use. Capable of frequent lifting and transferring of weight of to 300 pounds.

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About Holy Name Medical Center

Holy Name Hospital is a fully accredited, not-for-profit community hospital founded and sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. The hospital is a 361-bed medical center offering the latest medical technology and services and is affiliated with New York Presbyterian Health System. Specialty services include cardiology, cancer treatment, women's services, senior services, and many more.