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Licensed Physical Therapist- MSW Su-Th in New York, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 4/11/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

A prestigious Manhattan hospital has an urgent need for a NYS Licensed Physical Therapists to join their organization on a full-time, contract basis. Sunday-Thursday, 9a-5p. Contracts typically last up to 13 weeks with the possibility of being extended.

Job Summary

  • Performs initial examinations and provides physical therapy intervention to a diverse patient population.
  • Works under the supervision of the Therapy Manager (Inpatient/Acute) or Professional Practice Manager (Outpatient and Sports Therapy areas).
  • This position is entry-level and part of a multi-disciplinary team, and has the opportunity to rotate across inpatient, outpatient and acute services.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs initial examinations, establishes appropriate goals, plans and implements treatment interventions, performs timely re-examinations and modifies goals and treatment interventions accordingly. Coordinates with other disciplines when indicated.
  • Assumes responsibility for all documentation requirements in a timely manner, i.e., initial examinations, progress notes, monthly summaries and discharge summaries.
  • Provides training to families or care partners and medical personnel as indicated.
  • Recommends appropriate durable medical equipment in coordination with appropriate team members. Writes letters of medical necessity when indicated.
  • Participates in discharge planning, makes recommendations for continued physical therapy and provides home exercise programs when appropriate.
  • Attends all appropriate conferences, rounds, in-services and meetings.
  • Will be assigned additional patients in the event that coverage is necessary as dictated by staffing needs.
  • Attends clinics as assigned.
  • Maintains therapy attendance records, patient charges and statistics.
  • Participates in the supervision of Rehab Patient Care Associates, volunteers, and students.
  • Must be a current member of the APTA.

Job Requirements

  • New graduates from an accredited physical therapy program will be considered
  • Current New York State Physical Therapy license required
  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred