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

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Physical Therapist - Ambulatory Surgical Center

A unique opportunity with a growing comprehensive outpatient physical therapy company! JAG Physical Therapy is looking for a compassionate and motivated physical therapist to provide physical therapy care acute bedside, for post operative total joint patients. You will be working alongside surgical center medical staff and will be responsible for performing a physical therapy evaluation in addition to taking the patient through a selective group of functional mobility tasks to prepare them for safe discharge to home. This once in a lifetime opportunity gives you the chance to apply, or expand, your skill set in a new and exciting environment.

Who We Are:

JAG Physical Therapy's care-first model of rehabilitation may be the change you are looking for! JAG Physical Therapy, a comprehensive outpatient, orthopedic physical therapy company with 140+ facilities throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, is seeking compassionate and motivated individuals to join our winning team! JAG has been honored by the area's top publications as the best in the business based on growth and outcomes and is considered the Gold Standard for physical therapy care by the Metro area's largest healthcare systems and insurance providers.

Location: Somerset County

What you'll love about us:
  • up to $5,000 sign-on bonus
  • Competitive salary
  • Quarterly Bonuses
  • Health, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • HSA Options including dependent care, medical, and commuter benefits
  • $10,000.00 Term Life Insurance benefit at NO cost to employees
  • up to 4 weeks PTO
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Continuing Education reimbursements
  • MedBridge Membership
  • Yearly review for growth opportunities
  • New Grad Mentorship Program
  • Professional Development Growth Tracks
  • Tuition discounts for employees and their families
  • TicketsAtWork and LifeMart company perks
  • Our workplace fosters a close-knit and supportive environment where individuals genuinely care for and uplift one another, creating a strong sense of unity and camaraderie

What You'll Need:
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree required, Doctorate degree preferred
  • Licensed Physical Therapist in the state practicing
  • Completed state regulated CEU requirement in appropriate state (NY, NJ)
  • Valid CPR License
  • Experience/knowledge with an EMR software is preferred
  • Excellent oral, written communication
  • Strong clinical decision-making skills
  • Excellent work ethic and dedication to patient success
  • Basic computer skills
  • Works as a team member and individually with minimal supervision
  • Maintains a positive, professional demeanor at all times

What You'll Do :
  • Collaborate with surgical center medical staff regarding patient's post operative status, post operative precautions and preparedness for physical therapy evaluation and participation in functional mobility activities
  • Educate patient on safe bed mobility, transfers and ambulation in consideration of post operative precautions
  • Transfer, ambulate and perform stair negotiation with patient to determine they are safe for discharge to home
  • 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, initial 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.
  • 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 re-assesses need for modifications to plan of care and goals.
  • Provides education/training to patient and/or patient support system
  • Functional Training-This includes but is not limited to ADLs/IADLs, therapeutic activities (e.g. transfers, bed mobility), rehabilitation equipment prescription and training and community reintegration
  • Responsible for treatment, plan of care, exercise prescription for patient caseload
  • Provides interventions to patients that are safe, effective, and in compliance with JAG
  • Provide data, note writing using WEB PT EMR for all treatments provided
  • Attends annual JAG Billing and Coding seminar

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