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Physical Therapist - Weekend

Location: Rhinebeck, New York US


Requisition Number: 10932

Position Title:

External Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York

Summary of Job Purpose:

Uses the therapeutic application of physical and chemical agents, exercise, and other procedures for the treatment and prevention of illness and injury; evaluates patient’s abilities and needs; establishes plan of care and goals. Objective: achieve the highest possible level of functional independence for each patient - restore function and decrease potential for further disability. Population served based on scope of services in the department.

Essential Job Qualifications:

Education:4-year college degree

License: NYS PT License

Essential Job Responsibilities:

1 Thoroughly evaluates and sets plan of care to meet patient’s identified treatment needs; this includes establishing objective, measurable and functional patient goals.

2 Implements and updates treatment program to maximal effectiveness.

3 Effectively oversees patient care delivery by assistants

4 Electronic Documentation: - Demonstrates competency and is proficient in the use of REDOC for all outpatient documentation needs. - Demonstrates competency and is proficient in use of CERNER for inpatient documentation needs and outpt scheduling

5 Compliance: -Completes all documentation within established time frames and according to regulatory guidelines. -Accurately enters patient charges/provides patient billing information to office staff.

6 Involves patient/family in establishing treatment plan and accommodates for individual needs (cultural differences, language, etc.)

7 Participates in educational in-services, meetings and performance improvement activities as requested by Director.

8 Assists in the training/supervision of affiliating students and volunteers as appropriate.

9 Maintains all department equipment and treatment areas in a clean and safe manner.

10 Exhibits critical thinking skills and responds to situations/issues as appropriate

Location: Rhinebeck-NDH 6511 Springbrook Avenue

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours: 0.01

FTE: 0.010000

Work Schedule: DAY 7.5

Work Shift: coverage midweek and/or weekends

Org Unit: 1265

Department: Physical Therapy


Exempt: No


Grade: S11



EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

City: Rhinebeck

State: New York

Community / Marketing Title: Physical Therapist - Weekend

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Location_formattedLocationLong: Rhinebeck, New York US

Job Number: 39142