The Brookdale Hospital & Medical Center

  • PHYSICAL THERAPIST

    Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
    Posted Date 1 year ago(10/12/2017 10:45 AM)
    Job ID
    2017-3454
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    B0610-5601-PHYSICAL MEDICINE/REHAB
    Shift
    Day
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Evaluate and treat patients through an individualized program of physical therapy.  Treatment includes the assessment, treatment, planning, implementation and communication related to a patient’s progress.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide direct patient care within the assigned are of the hospital. 
    • Evaluate needs and tracking outcome or progress.  Consult with others as needed. 
    • Document progress and discharge summaries of patients according to department policy.
    • Track statistics and maintain treatment records according to the department policy.
    • Work with members of the therapy team to coordinate therapeutic services for individual patients.
    • Practices established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement program, safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
    • Work with family members to ensure they can support therapy outside of hospital to the extent it is needed.
    • Design services and procedures to meet the needs of the infant, pediatric, and adolescent patient population.
    • Performs other duties as requested.

    Qualifications

    Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited program by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education. 
    Experience:
    • Minimum one (1) year experience as a physical therapist in a supervised setting within the last three years.
    Knowledge and Skills:
    • Enhance professional growth and development of self and others through participation in educational programs, in-service meetings, and workshops. 
    • Keeps up to date on current professional literature.
     Licenses, Certifications:
    • New York State license in Physical Therapy and current NYS Registration.
    • CPR certification

    Physical Requirements:

    • Position requires prolonged periods of standing, reaching, walking throughout the working day. 
    • Position will be required to stoops, bends, lifts, carry items weighing up to 75 pounds.

     

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

     

    The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center.

     

    BHMC is an equal opportunity employer, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, military status, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or handicap or other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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