Physical Therapist
Req #: 41834
Per Diem
Shift: Varies
WMC Physical Therapy
United Health Services Hospitals
Johnson City, NY
Weekly hours: 0.00

United Health Services is seeking a Physical Therapist to join our team.

Location: Wilson Medical Center, Binghamton, NY
Shifts: Days
Hours per week: per diem
Salary: depending on experience


Physical Therapist Position Overview

The Physical Therapist ensures that Physical Therapy services are administered and completed in a timely, accurate, and reliable manner. Provides physical therapy evaluations and treatments for hospital based inpatient and/or outpatient services, as well as associated clinical documentation. Maintains specific service delivery standards which address commitment to service, customer satisfaction, ongoing evaluation of customer expectations, integration with quality process, communication and interaction standards, turn-around time and information processing standards, corporate compliance requirements, and physical amenities/environment of care.


Physical Therapist Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Comprehends, interprets, and follows medical prescriptions for Physical Therapy. Applies the accepted principles, methods, and procedures of measurement, prediction, and evaluation tests to assess patient’s strengths and limitations, and assists patient to achieve objective short and long term goals. Demonstrates knowledge of side effects and complications of services provided.
  • Administers and interprets clinical physical therapy services for assigned patients. Adjusts treatments according to patient's response to planned physical therapy treatment protocol.
  • Maintains accurate records of each patient's treatment, progress, and/or regression according to the Service Delivery Standard using paper or electronic systems, as necessary. Maintains all necessary records required to meet the criteria established by reimbursement and regulatory agencies.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationship with patients, their families, and other staff personnel. Participates in patient care conferences with other professionals involved in the management of cases. Provides patient and family education, as needed.
  • Participates in planning decisions for patient's post-discharge placement. Makes appropriate referrals and follows up to ensure proper placement and programming of patient. Interfaces with vendor to provide needed durable medical equipment.
  • Provides direction to Physical Therapist Assistants, departmental support staff, departmental clerical staff (as duties relate to treatment), physical therapy students, and volunteers.
  • Has knowledge of and participates in departmental and organizational initiatives for performance improvement (PI).
  • Pursues professional development and contributes to department learning.
  • Has knowledge of and participates in departmental and organizational initiatives for performance improvement (PI).
  • Demonstrate commitment to United Health Services’ organizational Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation

Position Qualifications

Minimum Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of physical therapy, receiving applicable degree in physical therapy study with Bachelors or Master’s Degree or equivalent.
  • Possession of a current license or eligibility to be licensed as a Physical Therapist in the State of New York.
  • CPR certification within the first 3 months of hire

Preferred:

  • Master’s or Doctorate Degree; Previous physical therapy experience in a hospital based setting.


About United Health Services

United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices in addition to home care and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.

United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.

United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.

United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at www.uhsinc.com.

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