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Per Diem Physical Therapist Staff Queens

Full/Part Time: Per Diem
Location/Affiliates: Elmhurst Hospital Center
Department: A41 - Rehab Medicine
Requisition Number: QHC13-00193

Job Description:

Under direct supervision of Chief PT, Assistant Chief PT, Advanced Clinician PT and/or Senior PT provides physical therapy treatment services to hospital patients: evaluates and re-evaluates, writes treatment plans for and treats patients suffering from physical disabilities with goals of restoring function, relieving pain and preventing disability following disease, injury or loss of body part. Goal is to aid patient in reaching his/her maximum performance while learning to live effectively within the limits of capabilities. Teaches and supervises PTA staff, PT/PTA students, rehab aides and volunteers as well as participates in patients' rounds. Completes all medical documents in a timely manner and delivers direct patient care to patients of all age groups.

Job Qualifications:

-Job requires completion of NYS-approved program for training of physical therapists to acquire theoretical and practical knowledge of evaluation and treatments of physical and psycho-social dysfunction, orthotics, prosthetics, anatomy, neurology, physiology and kinesiology at level normally attained via Bachelor's or Master's degree in Physical Therapy.
-May either be a new graduate or up to three years clinical experience. Related therapist experience, either through clinical rotations or employment, should have been preferable in a large-scale healthcare organization, in order to gain solid evaluation and treatment skills, good knowledge of therapy methods and demonstrate facility for effective interaction with interdisciplinary areas.
-Registration required with NYS as a Physical Therapist.
-Basic computer skills required for necessary daily patient documentation but having intermediate/advanced computer skills will be a plus.
-Good interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with physicians, nurses, other health professionals, patients, patients' families and must be able to communicate effectively when giving preceptorship to students.
Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds.
Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.

Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds. Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.

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