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361758 Physical Therapist

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
The physical therapist provides physical therapy services in accordance with the New Jersey Practice Act and the Bylaws of Princeton Healthcare System, standards of accreditation and State regulatory bodies, and Code of Ethics of the A.P.T.A. The physical therapy practice involves examination, evaluation, treatment and instruction of individuals for the prevention, habilitation or rehabilitation of physical disability, functional deficit, and or pain. Such practice includes but is not limited to the following areas: acute care, orthopedics, neurology, geriatrics, pediatrics, cardiopulmonary, home health, ob-gyn, and oncology. It may also involve administration, education and research. Physical therapy is responsible for participation in staff education activities and providing consultation for facility personnel. They must communicate and document the communication with other disciplines and service to provide continuity and coordination of patient care.Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: ¢\tPerforms a patient examination in a technically competent manner. Performs skilled services. Uses sound judgment and follows established standards of practice independently.¢\tEvaluates clinical findings to determine rehab diagnosis and outcomes of care; Designs a plan of care that integrates the goals, treatment, outcomes and discharge plan.¢\tPerforms interventions in a competent manner assessing the response to care. ¢\tAdapts delivery of care to reflect respect and sensitivity to individual differences; Performs reassessments as necessary. Assesses needs for other services. ¢\tDocuments care given within the designated time frames in the EMR and hands off problems and resolutions to the case manager and the team. ¢\tIncorporates an understanding of economic factors in the delivery of services and maintains compliance with productivity standards of the department as specified in the staffing plan¢\tDemonstrates competency in the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to meet patients physical, psychological, and social needs. Competent in age specific knowledge and skills. Understands age-related growth and development levels.¢\tSupports customer service and performance improvement goals of the department; collaborates with other caregivers/ staff, within and outside the department to develop means of enhancing patient care and services.

•\tEducation Bachelor’s Degree: - Required \n•\tMaster’s Degree - Preferred\n•\tPreferred Graduation from a physical therapy program accredited by the A.P.T.A. or its equivalent if educated outside the U.S., indicates that the individual possesses the appropriate educational requirements.\n•\tRelated Work Experience Inpatient experience -- preferred\n•\tThe physical therapist must be licensed by the New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy in accordance with the Physical Therapy Practice Act of 1983. \n•\tCurrent CPR certification

Posted: 2019-11-19 Expires: 2019-12-19

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Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536

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