Physical Therapist-Per Diem

Good Shepherd Hospice Rockville Centre, NY
Physical Therapist-Per Diem Facility: Mercy Medical Center Location: Rockville Centre, NY Department: Physical Therapy Category: Allied Health / Clinical Professional Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Day shift Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM ReqNum: 6015920

Physical Therapist

Per Diem * Day Shift * 8:30AM-4:30PM

* Weekday availability is required*

Explore a career with Mercy Medical Center, a 375-bed not-for-profit hospital and member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island that has been serving the healthcare needs for the residents of Nassau County and its surrounding areas since 1913. Ranked among the top hospitals in New York State, Mercy offers a NYS designated Stroke Center, Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and has received Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center the only hospital in the region and one of only two in NY State to receive this prestigious award.

Provides patient care under MD referral in our outpatient department.Maintains required documentation and professional relationships with patients, families and staff.Low patient to therapist ratio; 1-2 patients/hour. Adheres to MMC/department policies and procedures and JCAHO/regulatory agency requirements.Demonstrates and promotes service excellence at all times.

Responsibilities include:

Administers Physical Therapy treatments per MD referral and in accordance with NYS practice act

Performs comprehensive evaluations

Develops appropriate treatment plans with realistic, functional goals

Observes patients' response to treatment physically and psychologically and adjusts the treatment plan accordingly

Educates nursing and other hospital staff regarding posture, body mechanics and transfer techniques as needed

Qualifications include:

BS, MS or DPT degree in Physical Therapy from accredited PT programrequired

Previous outpatient experience preferred but not required.

Current NYS license required

BLS required

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

A Member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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