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Per Diem Physical Therapist, Children's Specialized Hospital, Clifton

Company: RWJBarnabas Health
Location: Clifton
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Per Diem Physical Therapist, Children's Specialized Hospital, CliftonReq #:44162

Category:Physical Therapy

Status:Per Diem

Shift:See Job Summary Details

Facility:Childrens Specialized Hosp

Department:Physical Therapy CLF


Children--------s Specialized Hospital (CSH), 1135 Broad Street, Clifton, NJ 07013

Per Diem Physical Therapist Outpatient Pediatrics

Child & Adolescent - Clifton, NJ

Who We Are:

Children s Specialized Hospital, a member of the RWJBH Healthcare System, is the nation s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21 years of age facing special health challenges from chronic illnesses and complex physical disabilities like brain and spinal cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues like autism and mental health. Through our 16 New Jersey locations, our pediatric specialists partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and medical treatments more personalized and children can achieve more of their goals.

What You'll Do:

As an integral member of our team, you will evaluate patients needs and provide Physical Therapy for outpatient populations.

Selects, administers, and interprets assessment tools as designated in competency expectations including: History, Screening, Observations, and Evaluations as appropriated to patients.

Identifies and prioritizes time realistic functional goals for remediation, compensation, adaptation or prevention of deficits.

Selects, utilizes and evaluates the effectiveness of appropriate treatment methods as designated in competency expectations.

Applies principles of activity analysis for grading physical, perceptual/cognitive and psychosocial demands to produce an optimal mesh of child's or family's abilities to meet environmental demand.

Communicates effectively with patients, families, & team in oral and written formats in both formal and non-formal situations.

As designated in competency expectations, assists in training others. This may include. Staff, PTAs, Aides, & students.

Takes responsibility for seeking supervision or consultation in relationship to clinical performance. Actively contributes to improvement plans effectively utilizes feedback.

Meets competency expectations in explaining symptoms, prognosis and functional limitations for a variety of diagnostic groups.

Makes discharge recommendations appropriate to the child & their family in consideration of child's prognosis, role expectations, and knowledge of community resources (as designated in competency expectations).

Meets minimum annual expected volumes.

What You Need:

Bachelors, Masters, or Doctoral Degree with a major in Physical Therapy from an accredited program.

Completion of a pediatric affiliation is preferred.

Tact, initiative and judgment in the performance of duties.

AHA BLS Provider Certification required.

NJ Physical Therapy License or eligible.

What Do We Offer?

We offer a competitive salary, highly flexible schedules, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous paid time off, flexible saving account, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, matched 403(b) retirement savings plan and more.

Children s Specialized Hospital

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: RWJBarnabas Health, Clifton , Per Diem Physical Therapist, Children's Specialized Hospital, Clifton, Healthcare , Clifton, New Jersey

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