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As New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 22 hospitals and nearly 600 outpatient facilities, we’re continually striving to find more innovative and effective ways to improve the health of our patients, our communities and the world.

 

Whether providing compassionate care at the bedside, discovering breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute, offering health insurance through, or training the next generation of medical professionals at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, we always go above and beyond.


Phelps Hospital/Northwell Health

CITY :

SLEEPY HOLLOW

STATE :

NY

COUNTRY :

USA

ZIP CODE :

10591

JOB ID NUMBER :

PT122817

POSTED :

12/29/2017

Physical Therapist


Phelps Hospital/Northwell Health


JOB SUMMARY:


Full Time day position
Physical Therapist opportunity

Job Description

Evaluates and treats patients with disabilities, injuries, and/or diseases using physical, chemical and mechanical means in accordance with the written and signed prescription and/or referral of a state licensed physician or authorized practitioner. Maintains complete medical records for each patient.



Responsibilities Include:

Administers direct patient care in accordance with the written and signed prescription of the referring physician or other State authorized practitioner.

Utilizes appropriate evaluation techniques with efficiency and thoroughness.

Designs a treatment program to achieve established goals.

Makes accurate observations of patient tolerance and/or status during treatment and demonstrates the ability to modify a treatment program as needed.

Responds appropriately to established department emergency procedures for patient safety and care, when necessary.

Submits required documentation in accordance with the policies and procedures of the department.

Participates in quality improvement chart reviews and activities.

Attends family meetings/conferences and interacts with members of the inter-disciplinary staff pertaining to the welfare and management of assigned patients.

Performs related duties, as required.

Job requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy, required. Master’s/Doctorate Degree, preferred.

Must be currently licensed as a Physical Therapist in New York State.

OR

Must have a valid permit and become licensed and registered within one (1) year of employment.

jgilchrest@northwell.edu
Phelps Hospital/Northwell Health
The website is : www.northwell.edu/careers