NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital at NYU Langone Health is one of the nation's leading orthopedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopedic program in New York City. The hospital is consistently ranked among the leading orthopedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopedic Surgery, Rheumatology, Neurology and Radiology.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a PD-Physical Therapist.
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for evaluating physical therapy needs and implementing comprehensive, medically prescribed physical therapy treatment to assigned patients in a supervised program of rehabilitation.
Initial Assessment and Evaluation of physical therapy needs for specifically assigned patient populations - Reviews medical chart to ascertain important medical information and clarifies referral/treatment orders if necessary for unfamiliar diagnosis. Selects appropriate assessment tools and methods in order to accurately determine the patients status for developing optimal treatment plan. Demonstrates effective clinical decision making and implements changes/adaptations to the treatment plan when appropriate.
Implements Treatment Plans and Protocol according to current professional and health system standards. Establishes achievable and appropriate treatment goals with patient and family. Considers a variety of validated treatment approaches and rationales for achievement of patient goals. Selects appropriate technical aids/assistive devices and correctly refers patients to other clinical services to achieve stated program/team treatment goals. Assesses educational needs of patient, families, and implements a variety of methods for patient/family education and training during rehabilitation process.
Completes all required documentation for patient care and reimbursement. Completes and plans all required documentation in medical chart as required by department guidelines and JACHO/CARF requirements. Clinical documentation is thorough and complete using appropriate medical and clinical terminology. Accurately records all treatment given including completion of the daily treatment record.
Participates in clinical education of fieldwork students and other professional educational endeavors. Teaches and supervises assigned students in the appropriate techniques, skills and procedures. Demonstrates a genuine interest in assisting students in enhancing their knowledge and skill levels. Encourages positive learning experiences for Career Opportunity Students and other non fieldwork students.
Responsible for certain level of patient care productivity as indicated by individual unit procedures. Demonstrates the ability to provide expected patient contact as indicated by productivity reports and patient contact analysis.
Demonstrates continued proficiency in skills required to treat assigned patient population.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy. New York State Physical Therapy License or temporary permit. Good communication and interpersonal skills..
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in Physical Therapy or related field.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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