Physical Therapist I

Employer
Yale-New Haven Health
Location
Milford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 14, 2017
Closes
Oct 25, 2017
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
OverviewTo be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion-must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.Responsible for the evaluation and treatment of patients in a variety of inpatient and/or outpatient areas as assigned. Performs other clinical, teaching and administrative duties as may be required.EEO/AA/Disability/VeteranResponsibilities

* 1. Clinical

* 1.1 Able to interpret physician referrals to perform basic clinical evaluations.

* 2. Educational

* 2.1 Attends department in-services.

* 3. Administration

* 3.1 Complies with Hospital and Department Policies and Procedures.

* 4. Clinical Supervision

* 4.1 Participates in regular meetings with supervisor and/or team leader and reports pertinent information on a timely basis.

* 5. Human Relations Skills

* 5.1 Demonstrates respect and regard for dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsive and courteous hospital environment.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

Graduate of a CAPTE accredited program in Physical Therapy.

EXPERIENCE

No experience required, but one (1) to two (2) experience in an academic medical center based practice preferred. Experience working with children and/or adults depending on the assigned setting. Clinical experience with a variety of diagnoses to include post-surgical, developmental, neurological, genetic, oncologic and traumatic

LICENSURE

Must maintain a current unrestricted license or temporary permit to practice as a Physical Therapist in CT

SPECIAL SKILLS

The individual should demonstrate knowledge in physical therapy theory, evaluations, and treatment techniques to be applied to a diverse patient population of varying ages. Observation skills, communication skills (both verbal and written), and an ability to work with patients, families and other providers in a synergistic manner are essential. The individual should also be willing and able to assume increased responsibilities as required. Demonstrates a high level of independence and leadership in assigned clinical area. Communication and interpersonal skills must be at a level to effectively work with a broadly diverse patient population and workforce.

PHYSICAL DEMAND

Requires: exposure to blood and body fluids, hazardous materials and communicable diseases; long periods of standing and walking; lifting and positioning of patients.

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