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Estimated Pay $49 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location North brunswick, New Jersey

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Description:

Our team members are the heart of what makes us better.

 

At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community.

 

Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.

 

The Clark Health and Wellness Center is a new state of the art medical facility that will provide high quality, convenient and easy access to all patient's health and wellness services under one roof. Offering access to urgent care, primary care physicians, specialty physicians,  rehab, lab, and imaging services for patients in our communities.

HMH is seeking customer service oriented individuals to provide clinical and administrative care and to create the best possible patient experience. The Health and Wellness Center will be a multispecialty experience for our patients and team members.

 

 

As a member of an interdisciplinary team, this position is responsible for physical therapy evaluation, treatment planning, treatment implementation, documentation and patient/family education. The incumbent also performs other professional duties and participates in department/facility initiatives as assigned.


Responsibilties:

A day in the life of a Physical Therapist at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Prepares for the evaluation in accordance with department policies/procedures and standards of practice, including obtaining patient history, exhibiting knowledge of patient diagnoses and researching unfamiliar diagnoses.
  • Selects and administers tests and measures. Additionally, synthesizes evaluation results to formulate the diagnosis, goals, prognosis and plan of care.
  • Establishes treatment plan based on evaluation results, goals and best practice. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team, patients and patient's support system.
  • Assesses and reassesses need for modifications to plan of care and goals. Identifies need for consultation and/or refers the patient to other health care professional or health care services.
  • Initiates and completes discharge plan. Provides education/training to patient and/or patient's support system.
  • Provides functional Training: This may include but is not limited to gait training and/or locomotion training; therapeutic activities (e.g. bed mobility, transfers); community reintegration, ADLs/IADLS; work injury management; equipment prescription.
  • Provides Musculoskeletal Interventions: This may include but is not limited to, therapeutic exercise; manual therapy; joint mobilizations;
  • Provides Neurological interventions may include but are not limited to, handling techniques; neuro-developmental training; neuromuscular re-education; cognitive rehab; behavioral management; spasticity management; vestibular therapy.
  • May provide additional assessments but is not limited to cardiac rehab, medical monitoring and splinting.
  • Collects and records patient care data that follows format and guidelines of the patient care service, regulatory agencies and third-party payers which reflects an understanding of reimbursement systems and their impact on patient care. This includes, but is not limited to, examination, evaluation, daily notes, reassessments/progress reports, discharge plans and communication with members of the team.
  • Additionally records daily billing and follows department guidelines for productivity.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Adheres to HMH¿s Organizational and Managerial competencies and standards of behavior.
  • Lifts a minimum of 5 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 5 lbs. and stands a minimum of 1 hours a day

Qualifications:

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Graduate of an APTA accredited Physical Therapy education program or equivalent.

 

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • Experience preferred, entry level acceptable, brain injury experience a plus Computer skills and knowledge of applications such as word, excel, powerpoint preferred

 

Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • Physical Therapist License. 

 

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!