Therapist / Physical Therapist Job in Valhalla, New York / Hospital
Posted on: February 11, 2024
About the Opportunity: An acute care hospital in Valhalla, NY is
seeking an experienced Physical Therapist to join their team. The
PT will preferably have previous acute care and inpatient
experience, working in a fast paced setting with an
interdisciplinary team. The schedule will primarily be Monday
through Friday with a 35 hour work week but will include some
rotating weekends and holidays as needed. The physical therapist
will have a variety of responsibilities including evaluations,
treatment and collaborating with other healthcare staff. We are
looking for someone who is motivated and passionate about working
with the adult population and would be available to start
immediately. This is a very patient centered hospital with high
quality care. There will be other therapists on staff to
collaborate with in the rehab department. We offer APTA continuing
education, competitive compensation and many other benefits.
-Performs physical therapy evaluations and treatment procedures
upon physician's referral.
-Develops plans of treatment, modifies treatment plans /programs as
necessary; determines rehabilitation potential and participates in
-Carries out regular assessment/re-evaluations and modifies program
goals as needed.
-Notes possible need for patients to receive other services (OT,
ST, SS, etc.). Discusses possibility with other professionals,
-Knows and utilizes varied treatment techniques and skills for
various problems / disabilities.
-Keeps up-to-date records of each patient's treatment and progress,
performing timely re-evaluation as necessary and indicated.
-Instructs patients in the use and care of equipment and apparatus,
such as wheelchair, braces, canes, crutches, walkers, prosthetic
and orthtics services.
-Directs and supervises the activities of Physical Medicine
Technicians, students, and volunteers.
-Maintains department equipment; reports defects or problems
immediately to supervisor staff.
-Consults with other health care providers (i.e. occupational
therapy, speech therapy, etc.) to coordinate therapeutic programs
and maintains communication with physicians regarding the patient's
progress and response to treatment.
-Instructs patient/families about continuing home program care
prior to discharge.
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