Physical Therapist-PDFacility: Mercy Medical Center Location: Rockville Centre, NY Department: Physical Therapy Category: Allied Health / Clinical Professional Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Varied hours Hours: 8:00AM-4:00PM ReqNum: 6018550
Physical Therapist-Per Diem
Part Time * Day Shift * 8:30AM-4:30PM
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.
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
BS, MS or DPT degree in Physical Therapy from accredited PT programrequired
Previous outpatient experience preferred but not required.
Current NYS license required
MERCY MEDICAL CENTER
A Member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V