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Physical Therapist - Weekend

Location: Rhinebeck, New York US

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Requisition Number: 14990

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 — 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.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician.
Administers treatments and physical agents as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability.
Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.
The staff therapist coordinates, delegates and supervises responsibilities assigned to supportive staff (RCNA, PTA, PTLA, etc.).
The staff therapist participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Provides input in formulating budget, assists in evaluating department performance versus budget controls and takes appropriate action to remain in budget guidelines.
Ensures that patient changes are accurate and entered on a timely basis. Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs.


Responsibilities:

Review and evaluate patients’ medical history and perform a thorough systematic evaluation
Formulate and execute a skilled therapeutic treatment plan
Consult with appropriate medical professionals as necessary
Document evaluations, reevaluations, progress reports and daily visits following APTA and CMS guidelines and requirements
Continue to pursue continuing education to grow professionally
Mentor new therapists
Participate in community activities that align with the department and hospital goals
Requirements:

Current State of Connecticut Physical Therapy Licensure, graduate of an approved school of Physical Therapy or graduate of accredited college or university with a certificate in Physical Therapy.
3 or more years of previous experience in all aspects of physical therapy preferable.
Current BCLS certification.
Language Skills:

Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.


Strong written and verbal skills.

 

Skills:

Basic computer knowledge.
Knowledge of physical medicine, physical therapy modalities, anatomy and physiology
Knowledge of physical therapy machine operation, maintenance and repairs of same.

 

Location: Rhinebeck-NDH 6511 Springbrook Avenue

Work Type: Per Diem

Work Schedule: DAY 7.5

Work Shift: cover midweek and/or weekends

 

 

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.

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Location_formattedLocationLong: Rhinebeck, New York US

Job Number: 46027