Northwell Health Physical Therapist in Franklin Square, New York

Req Number 001H9B

Job Category Physical/Occupational Therapy

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.

Qualifications

  • 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.

  • Outpatient Experience, preferred