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Physical Therapist (PT).

Company: Sinai Post Acute Nursing & Rehab
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Physical Therapist (PT) Rate: $46-$48 BENEFITS: Same Day Pay Refer a friend Bonus Weekly Employee Appreciation Event- "Thankful Thursday" Monthly Gift Giveaways Exciting Attendance Program Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance Life Insurance Disability Insurance 401K Holiday Pay Paid Time Off Overtime Available Full Time/ Part Time and Per Diem About us: At Sinai Post Acute Nursing and Rehab we are big believers in making coming to work a positive experience and that is why we invest in and give back to our staff. From our weekly "Thankful Thursday" Program to our Monthly Gift Giveaways and various other programs we run there is always something exciting going on. Join Our team today and have an experience like never before POSITION SUMMARY:The Physical Therapist organizes and conducts physical therapy programs for the facility to facilitate rehabilitation. He/she directs client participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce, and enhance performance. In addition, the Physical Therapist facilitates the learning of those skills and functions essential for promoting independence and productivity, in order to diminish or correct pathology. He/she directs activities to promote and maintain health.RESPONSIBLITIES/ACcOUNTABILITIES: 1 Evaluates residents, develops appropriate treatment goals, and methods, implements the physical therapy treatment plan, and completes all related documentation and record keeping regarding these services; services include application of therapeutic techniques in areas such as gait, ambulation, muscle strength, coordination, endurance, mobility, posture control, sensory awareness, sitting and standing skills, balance and orientation; 2 Designs and fits adaptive devices, and trains residents in the use of adaptive devices including orthotics and prosthetics; 3 Selects physical agent modalities suited to the individual's needs, physical capacity, mobility activities and diagnosis; 4 Consults with other members of the rehabilitation team to select the most appropriate therapeutic regimen consistent with the needs and capabilities of each resident; 5 Instructs resident in the skills and techniques required for participation in mobility activities, and evaluates client progress, attitudes, and behavior as related to rehabilitative potential; 6 Adapts program according to the needs of individual resident; 7 Promotes a safe environment and enforces the elimination of fire and safety hazards; 8 Attends and contributes to resident care, staffing conferences and other related meetings; 9 Supervises supportive personnel in accordance with state and professional standards; 10 Conducts training programs and participates in training medical, nursing and other personnel in physical therapy techniques and objectives; 11 Orders supplies and equipment as necessary; 12 Cleans, maintains, identifies, and reports the need for repair of equipment as necessary; 13 Ensures that residents and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere that recognizes the individuals' needs and rights.SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Graduate of a physical therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the American Physical Therapy Association and certified by the American Physical Therapy Association under its requirements.JOB SKILLS: 1 Good organizational skills and time management skills. 2 Good verbal and written communication skills. 3 Licensed and/or eligible for licensure as required in NJ.PERFORMS RELATED DUTIES: 1 Interacts with residents, families, visitors and employees. 2 Carries out other tasks as requested in situations where hands-on intervention/participation may be required.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $46.00 - $48.00 per hourBenefits: 401(k) matching Referral program

Keywords: Sinai Post Acute Nursing & Rehab, Newark , Physical Therapist (PT)., Other , Newark, New Jersey

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