Physical Therapist, Hartwyck at Oak Tree


HARTWYCK @ OAK TREE INC Edison Requisition # 2020-76931 ShiftDay StatusPer Diem Weekend WorkWeekends as Needed HolidaysAs Needed On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hours7am-3pm Address2048 Oak Tree Road, Edison, 08820

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Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of an Physical Therapist at Hackensack Meridian includes:

 

  • A focus on restoring function, activities of daily living, gross motor skills/coordination,  preventing further disability as a result of trauma, disease, amputation, congenital defects, surgery and other debilitating illnesses.
  • Gathering all information necessary to properly evaluate the patient’s needs, including testing and consultations with other health care professionals, as appropriate.
  • Incorporating evaluative findings in establishing time-oriented functional and measurable short and long-term goals, while considering both the patient’s and caregiver’s goals in the formulation of the plan of care.
  • Developing a rapport and mutual respect with the patient/caregiver, as well as team members, to foster an optimum environment in support of goal achievement.
  • Recommends and provides education related to utilization of appropriate therapy equipment (i.e. assistive devices, taping, bracing).
  • Provides and documents education to patients/caregivers based upon identified learning needs in an understandable manner.

Qualifications

  • Current and valid New Jersey Physical  therapy license is required
  • CPR certification
  • Graduated from an APTA accredited program or equivalent
  • The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs, a strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and their caregivers, an exceptional focus on teamwork, and the ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care based on a strong sense of patient focus are all required. 

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

Our Network

As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.