CentraState Healthcare System

  • Physical Therapist - Wound and Edema Center.

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    ID
    2018-8587
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location
    CentraState Medical Center
    Shift
    Flexibility Required
    Work Schedule
    11A-7P
  • Overview

    Outpatient position at either the Freehold or Monroe office.  Strong clinical skills, ability to program develop.

    Responsibilities

    • Effectively evaluates the patient's performance in areas of daily living, recreation, education and social activities.
    • Develops appropriate therapeutic plan based on patient assessment and physician's orders.
    • Observes patient/resident progress and updates plan as indicated.
    • Provides therapy treatments.
    • Coordinates care plan with other healthcare providers.
    • Provides education to the patient/family regarding the disease processes and planned treatment/intervention. Provides instruction in the areas of health promotion, activity and medication as appropriate.
    • Evaluates the patient's progress, goal attainment and need for further services following discharge.
    • Documents results of diagnostic evaluations, care plan and Resident progress in medical record.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred.

     

    Work Experience:

    • Previous experience in an acute care hospital setting preferred.

     

    Licenses and Certifications:

    • License in Physical Therapy/New Jersey

     

    Required Knowledge and Skills:

    Strong customer service skills.

    Physical Demands

    Working Conditions:

    Normal hospital environment with frequent exposure to sick or injured patients. 

    Exposure:

    Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.

     

    Physical Demands:

    Sitting - Rarely

    Standing/Walking -

    Kneeling/Stooping - Occasionally

    Bending/Climbing - Occasionally

    Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist -

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds -

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds - Rarely

    Typing/Filing - Rarely

     

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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