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62879489 Physical Therapist (PT) - Inpatient Rehab - Chester, NJ

Job Information

ID :
#37270369
# of Positions :
1
Minimum Education Level :
Unspecified
Experience Required :
none
Duration :
Full Time Regular
Shift :
Unspecified
Hours per week:
40

Job Description

 

Physical Therapist (PT) - Inpatient Rehab

Job ID
185449

Location
US-NJ-Chester

Experience (Years)
0

Category
Therapy - Physical Therapy

Street Address
201 Pleasant Hill Road

Company
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation - Welkind (Chester)

Position Type
Per Diem

Overview

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
Select Medical
Chester, NJ

Physical Therapist (PT)
Shift Hours: Weekends Only 8:30am-4:30pm
Status: Per diem
Benefits of being a therapist with us:
Latest rehab technologies
Engaged and team-oriented culture
High success rates of patients being discharged home
Clinical ladders to develop our therapists
Full-benefits package (Including medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, short and long term disability, and tuition assistance)
A network of over 50K employees nationwide with relocation and advancement opportunities

Responsibilities

Position Summary
Evaluates all assigned patients and develops, implements and modifies treatment plan in accordance with the patient's need and physician direction. Responsible for delegation and direction of all discipline-specific therapy services for those assigned patients. Ensures the design of functional treatment programs allowing for an effective return to community activities. Serves as an educator of patients, families, students, co-workers and self. Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the patient, development of discipline-specific therapy services and design of program delivery.

Qualifications

Specific Duties
Evaluates assigned patients and establishes appropriate treatment goals and treatment programs.
Provides ongoing evaluation of patient's status and goals, modifying treatment program for timely progression.
Develops comprehensive goals for patient treatment to maximize patient outcomes and return to community activities.
Coordinates treatment program in conjunction with other clinical/therapeutic services, as well as available community resources. Attends appropriate clinical meetings to facilitate coordination.
Provides for patient education to include the development of comprehensive and progressive home programs with instruction to the patient, family and other caregivers as appropriate to facilitate a safe and effective discharge.
Prepares for patient discharge inclusive of ordering of necessary equipment and recommendations for therapeutic services ensuring the continuum of care.
Evaluates patient in the actual or simulated home, school, work or community environments as necessary to facilitate a return to community activities, making recommendations for necessary adaptations or training.
Identifies and manages various levels of care necessary to ensure care plan delivery. Delegates and supervises the utilization of PTAs, as well as support personnel to maximize patient outcomes and ensure effective utilization of services.
Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)
Current state licensure or eligibility for state licensure as a Physical Therapist required.
Certified BLS required.

Additional Data

Overview of Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals

Select Medical's Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:
Brain Injury
Spinal Cord Injury
Stroke
Amputation
Neurological Disorders
Orthopedic Conditions
Multiple Traumas
\*\*Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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Company Information

Name :
Description :
Kessler Institute employees agree that our hospitals are a remarkable place to work and grow. Below are comments from a few members of our staff of more than 2,600 employees:

"Kessler has given me the opportunity to further my education, learn new skills and know the latest technology in the field of rehabilitation."

"Working with people who take pride in what they do and are committed to doing the right thing for their patients Ö thatís what makes Kessler such a great place to work."

"I enjoy working at Kessler simply because it gives me the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of rehabilitation professionals."

"Kessler is a unique, inspiring place to work. I work with some of the best people in our field, treat the most challenging and rewarding patients and am becoming a stronger clinician and person."
Type :
Direct Employer
Address :
1199 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052

Application Information

Online :
Job Posting Entered On :
1/6/2022
Job Posting Expires On :
4/6/2022