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Physical Therapist I, Full-Time

Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Overview

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 Physical Therapist I provides physical therapy services to individuals and their families in a team relationship with other health care providers in a setting that is designated by the department.

Responsibilities

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

Performs all functions associated with the evaluation of patients for all age groups within the department's responsibility.

Performs all functions associated with the execution of therapeutic treatment for all age groups within the department's responsibility.

Completes all documentation required within the regarded timeline according to department.

Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific tothose needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.) This process includes communicating with the patient, parent and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.).

Other duties and/or projects as assigned.

Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Graduation from an accredited physical therapy school.

Minimum of 0 -2 years' experience.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

Specific only to the Physical Therapist I in the Pediatric/Institute for Child Development (ICD), a minimum of 2 or more years of previous pediatric experience, preferably in a medical and or possibly outpatient pediatric clinical or school setting. A strong pediatric clinical affiliation will also be considered.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

Physical Therapist License.

Contacts:

Regular contact with Hackensack University Medical Center personnel and its visitors.

Working Conditions:

Lifts a minimum of 50 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 100 lbs. and stands a minimum of 6 hours a day.

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

Job ID 2024-146439

Department Outpatient Physical Therapy

Site Hackensack University Med Cntr

Job Location US-NJ-Hackensack

Position Type Full Time with Benefits

Standard Hours Per Week 40

Shift Day

Shift Hours Day

Weekend Work Weekends as Needed

On Call Work No On-Call Required

Holiday Work As Needed

Keywords: Hackensack Meridian Health, Hackensack , Physical Therapist I, Full-Time, Healthcare , Hackensack, New Jersey

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