• Physical Therapist (13 Week Travel Assignment)

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    # of Openings
    6
    Category
    Allied Health
  • Overview

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST JOB DESCRIPTION

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    • Plan, prepare, or carry out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve, or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain, or prevent physical dysfunction in patients.
    • Perform and document an initial exam, evaluating data to identify problems and determine a diagnosis prior to intervention.
    • Evaluate effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit.
    • Identify and document goals, anticipated progress, and plans for reevaluation.
    • Record prognosis, treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart or enter information into computer.
    • Obtain patients' informed consent to proposed interventions.
    • Test and measure patient's strength, motor development and function, sensory perception, functional capacity, or respiratory or circulatory efficiency and record data.        
    • Review physician's referral and patient's medical records to help determine diagnosis and physical therapy treatment required.
    • Discharge patient from physical therapy when goals or projected outcomes have been attained and provide for appropriate follow-up care or referrals.
    • Instruct patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy required
    • 3+ years’ experience required
    • State Physical Therapist Registration/Certification required
    • Travel experience a plus but not required
    • Active BLS, ACLS CPR cards

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