Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
8/4/2017
Job Category:
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapist I
(This job is no longer available)
Yale-New Haven Health | New Haven, CT
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Job Description

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion-must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.Responsible for the evaluation and treatment of patients in a variety of inpatient and/or outpatient areas as assigned. Performs other clinical, teaching and administrative duties as may be required.EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

* 1. Clinical
* 1.1 Able to interpret physician referrals to perform basic clinical evaluations.
* 2. Educational
* 2.1 Attends department in-services.
* 3. Administration
* 3.1 Complies with Hospital and Department Policies and Procedures.
* 4. Clinical Supervision
* 4.1 Participates in regular meetings with supervisor and/or team leader and reports pertinent information on a timely basis.
* 5. Human Relations Skills
* 5.1 Demonstrates respect and regard for dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsive and courteous hospital environment.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

Graduate of a CAPTE accredited program in Physical Therapy.

EXPERIENCE

No experience required, but one (1) to two (2) experience in an academic medical center based practice preferred.

LICENSURE

Must maintain a current unencumbered license or temporary permit to practice as a Physical Therapist in CT.

SPECIAL SKILLS

The individual should demonstrate age-specific knowledge in physical therapy theory, evaluations, and treatment techniques to be applied to a diverse patient population. Observation skills, communication skills (both verbal and written), and an ability to work with patients, families and other providers in a synergistic manner are essential. The individual should also be willing and able to assume increased responsibilities as required. Demonstrates a high level of independence and leadership in assigned clinical area.

PHYSICAL DEMAND

May require exposure to blood and body fluids, hazardous materials and communicable diseases; long periods of standing and walking; lifting and positioning of patients.

Additional Information

There are two openings for this position.

About Yale-New Haven Health

Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS) is the leading health care system in the state of Connecticut, with approximately 12,000 employees. YNHHS - through Yale-New Haven, Bridgeport and Greenwich hospitals and their affiliated organizations, provides comprehensive, cost-effective, advanced patient care characterized by safety, quality and service. YNHHS and the Yale School of Medicine have a formal affiliation agreement to support patient care, medical education and clinical research. Although we work in multiple locations, we have a common set of goals: to deliver outstanding patient care; create the best working environment for our employees and physicians; and use our resources effectively and efficiently. We are also committed to provide information on our quality measures through our individual hospital sites. To find out more, visit the quality reporting pages for Bridgeport Hospital, Greenwich Hospital and Yale-New Haven Hospital.