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Physical Therapist (Full Time)

Company: Rochester Regional Health
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Physical Therapist (Full Time)
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Job IDREQ_168876 FACILITYPhysical Therapy - Newark LOCATIONNewark, New York
Newark-Wayne, a 300-bed hospital in Wayne County, offers services including cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, and pulmonary care, as well as an innovative telemedicine program. Newark-Wayne is a New York State-designated Stroke Center, a NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health system Elders) Exemplar hospital, and a recent recipient of the WHO Baby-Friendly designation.
The Physical Therapist p lans, organizes, and implements specific treatment programs for individual patients according to the principles and practices of physical therapy.
STATUS: Full Time
LOCATION:Newark Wayne Community Hospital
DEPARTMENT:Physical Therapy
SCHEDULE:Monday - Friday; Days

  • Doctorate or Master's Degree in Physical Therapy, or Bachelor's degree with prior experience as a licensed Physical Therapist required

  • Current New York State license or a limited permit as a Registered Physical Therapist

  • Prior Physical Therapist experience preferred.


    • Patient Evaluation.Assess patient impairment and current condition to evaluate rehabilitation potential; report on patient progress, communicate effectively with physician and other team members; counsel patient and family according to degree of disability or impairment.

    • Treatment & Planning.Develop physical therapy treatment project for each patient, including training in functional mobility, use of assistive devices, therapeutic exercise, balance and coordination retraining, Manual therapy as appropriate, modalities; massage, heat and cryotherapy; apply diagnostic and progressive functionality tests

    • Leadership.Train, mentor and coach team members to ensure standards of the department are met; address scheduling needs to ensure proper coverage is provided


      • 403(b)/Pension Plan

      • Paid Time Off and Holidays

      • Medical, Dental, Vision, & Hearing Benefits

      • Employee Assistance Program

      • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Forgiveness

      • Same-Day Pay

      • Professional Advancement

      • Employee Referral Program Bonus

        PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSM - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.
        LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONSPT - Physical Therapist - New York State Education Department (NYSED)
        Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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Keywords: Rochester Regional Health, Newark , Physical Therapist (Full Time), Healthcare , Newark, New Jersey

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