EIP Physical Therapist

Children's Specialized Hospital - Roselle Park, NJ (30+ days ago)3.8


Children’s Specialized Hospital is the nation’s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21 years of age facing special health challenges. Our mission is to be the preeminent provider of specialized healthcare services for infants, children and young adults. Our mission is to be the preeminent provider of specialized healthcare services for infants, children and young adults.

Job Summary
Plans and administers physical therapy programs for patients to restore function, relieve pain, prevent disability following injury or disease within scope of practice.

Essential Job Functions

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Selects, administers, and interprets assessment tools as designated in competency expectations including: History, Screening, Observations, and Evaluations as appropriated to patients.

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Identifies and prioritizes time realistic functional goals for remediation, compensation, adaptation or prevention of deficits.

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Selects, utilizes and evaluates the effectiveness of appropriate treatment methods as designated in competency expectations.

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Applies principles of activity analysis for grading physical, perceptual-cognitive and psycho-social demands to produce an optimal mesh of child's or family's abilities to meet environmental demand.

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Communicates effectively with patients, families, & team in oral and written formats in both formal and non-formal situations.

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As designated in competency expectations, assists in training others. This may include. Staff, PTAs, Aides, & students.

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Takes responsibility for seeking supervision or consultation in relationship to clinical performance. Actively contributes to improvement plans effectively utilizes feedback.

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Meets competency expectations in explaining symptoms, prognosis and functional limitations for a variety of diagnostic groups.

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Makes discharge recommendations appropriate to the child & their family in consideration of child’s prognosis, role expectations, and knowledge of community resources (as designated in competency expectations).

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May coordinate outpatient recreational programs|special events during which all recreation areas, equipment, storage and supplies must be maintained in a safe efficient manner.
Formal Education and Job-Related Experience

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Tact, initiative and judgment in the performance of duties.

Certification

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AHA BLS Provider Certification required.

License

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NJ Physical Therapy License or eligible. Some PT positions require a valid NJ Driver's License.

Education and Experience - Additional Comments

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Bachelors Degree with a major in Physical Therapy from an accredited program. Completion of a pediatric affiliation.