NYU Lutheran Augustana Center, provides care for people who are recovering from illness or injury but who are not able to return home safely. Specialized services include subacute and cardiac rehabilitation as well as ventilator care and extended care. Augustana's goal is to help patients realize their maximum potential and independence while enriching their lives with dignity and honor. Learn more about NYU Augustana Center.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Physical Therapist. In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for examination, assessment, care planning, and performing physical therapy treatment. Provides treatment intervention that restores bodily functions and prevents disability following injury or disease. The Physical Therapist delegates and monitors responsibilities assigned to support staff and students. Participates in performance improvement activities, and in all mandatory staff education programs. Ensures charge generation as prescribed by business practice.
Accurately completes all department and patient care documentation according to current standards and policy
Participates in team meetings, case conferences and committees as assigned.
Develops and implements discharge plan in conjunction with patient, care partners and other members of the care team.
Demonstrates the ability to organize and manage patient caseload.
Provides appropriate educational instruction and clinical supervision for patient, care partners and support staff
Evaluates patients progress and response to therapy, and modifies treatment intervention as needed.
Utilizes knowledge of scientific principles and departmental policy to render safe and effective treatment interventions.
Evaluates the patient response to treatment interventions and revises the care plan with input from appropriate team members, the patient and care partners.
Develops and implements a care plan that meets the identified needs of the patient and care partners. The care plan must include measurable short and long term goals with time frames.
Assesses and evaluates the patients rehabilitation needs utilizing observation and interviewing skills. Conducts physical therapy examinations. Utilizes related knowledge and skills on an on-going basis.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Graduate of a professional degree program in Physical Therapy Experience as a Physical Therapist in a hospital or health care setting is preferred. Home care experience preferred. New York State License in Physical Therapy CPR certification
Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual Russian or Spanish strongly preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Lutheran Augustana Center provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Lutheran Augustana Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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