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Catholic Health Services Physical Therapist-PD in Rockville Centre, New York

Physical Therapist-PD Facility:Mercy Hospital Location:Rockville Centre, NY Department:Physical Therapy Category:Allied Health / Clinical Professional Schedule:Per Diem Shift:Day shift Hours:8a-4p ReqNum:6041440

Physical Therapist

Physical Therapy

Per Diem, Day shift, 8:30AM-4:30PM

Must be able to work Weekend and Holiday rotation

Rockville Centre, NY

Explore a career with Mercy Hospital, a 375-bed not-for-profit hospital and member of the Catholic Health 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 Mercy Hospital/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 program required

• Current NYS license required

• BLS required

• 1 year of experience required, preferably in inpatient rehabilitation and/or acute care

MERCY HOSPITALA Member of the Catholic HealthAn Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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