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Physical Therapist

Location: Sharon, Connecticut US

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Requisition Number: 10204

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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 — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.

We are seeking a dynamic physical therapist to join our multidisciplinary team. The main responsibility will be to provide individualized inpatient evaluations and treatment to adult patients on med/surg, telemetry, intensive care and geriatric psych units. A background in acute care and geriatric care are preferred. We are looking for someone to join out exceptional team!

Responsibilities:

1.Review and evaluate patients’ medical history and perform a systematic evaluation

2.Formulate and execute a skilled therapeutic treatment plan

3.Work closely with the inpatient care team and consult with appropriate medical professionals as necessary

4.Help to establish safe discharge plans for our inpatients

5.Document evaluations and daily visits following APTA and CMS guidelines and requirements

6.Train hospital staff on safe patient handling and ergonomics

7.Participate in performance improvement projects

8.Continue to pursue continuing education to grow professionally

Location: Sharon-Sharon Hospital 50 Hospital Hill Road

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours: per diem

FTE: .01

Work Schedule: DAY 1

Work Shift: Monday through Friday: TBD

Org Unit: 1280

Department: Physical Therapy

Exempt: Yes

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: Sharon

State: Connecticut

Community / Marketing Title: Physical Therapist

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.

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Location_formattedLocationLong: Sharon, Connecticut US

Job Number: 39430