Physical Therapist

Capital Health Pennington , NJ 08534

Posted 1 month ago

Overview

Position #: 10374

  • Assesses, evaluates patients to determine appropriate treatment plan.

Responsibilities

  • Develops treatment plans and establishes measurable goals for patients. Implements treatment plan utilizing treatment procedures, modalities, exercise programs, and manual techniques.

  • Instructs patients, families, and other caregivers in therapies and activities to improve the patient's level of function, facilitate discharge, and maximize carryover of home instructions.

  • Coordinates care with physicians, nurses, case managers, and other interdisciplinary team members. Coordinates with healthcare providers and others outside of the hospital when needed.

  • Documents submission of attendance/charging records;

  • Participates in educational opportunities and self-directed learning. Participates in clinical education program for PT and/or PTA students.

  • Participates in committees, special projects, performance improvement (PI) activities, and presentations to community, including occasional participation in events outside of work hours.

Requirements

  • Graduation from accredited physical therapy school or education approved by NJ State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.

  • One year experience preferred with patient populations specific to the position. e.g.: acute adult inpatient, adult outpatient, pediatric, etc.

  • Valid NJ License.

  • BLS

  • Frequent physical demands include: Standing , Walking , Pinching/fine motor activities Occasional physical demands include: Sitting , Climbing (e.g., stairs or ladders) , Carry objects , Push/Pull , Twisting , Bending , Reaching forward , Reaching overhead , Squat/kneel/crawl , Wrist position deviation , Keyboard use/repetitive motion Continuous physical demands include: Talk or Hear Lifting Floor to Waist 20 lbs. Lifting Waist Level and Above 50 lbs.

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