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Physical Therapist in Clifton, NJ at Pride Health

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Clifton, NJ
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/30/2018

Job Description

We are hiring several Physical Therapists throughout New Jersey for inpatient and outpatient vacancies working with developmentally delayed children.

JOB DUTIES
* Selects, administers, and interprets assessment tools as designated in competency expectations including: History, Screening, Observations, and Evaluations as appropriated to patients.
* Identifies and prioritizes time realistic functional goals for remediation, compensation, adaptation or prevention of deficits.
* Selects, utilizes and evaluates the effectiveness of appropriate treatment methods as designated in competency expectations.
* Applies principles of activity analysis for grading physical, perceptual-cognitive and psycho-social demands to produce an optimal mesh of child's or family's abilities to meet environmental demand.
* Communicates effectively with patients, families, & team in oral and written formats in both formal and non-formal situations.
* As designated in competency expectations, assists in training others. This may include. Staff, PTAs, Aides, & students.
* Takes responsibility for seeking supervision or consultation in relationship to clinical performance. Actively contributes to improvement plans effectively utilizes feedback.
* Meets competency expectations in explaining symptoms, prognosis and functional limitations for a variety of diagnostic groups.
* Makes discharge recommendations appropriate to the child & their family in consideration of child’s prognosis, role expectations, and knowledge of community resources (as designated in competency expectations).
* May coordinate outpatient recreational programs|special events during which all recreation areas, equipment, storage and supplies must be maintained in a safe efficient manner. 


REQUIREMENTS
Certification 
* AHA BLS Provider Certification required.

License 
* NJ Physical Therapy License or eligible. Some PT positions require a valid NJ Driver's License.

Education and Experience - Additional Comments 
* Bachelors Degree with a major in Physical Therapy from an accredited program. Completion of a pediatric affiliation.

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