Yale New Haven Health System

PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPIST

US-CT-New Haven
Job ID
62697
Department
O/P PEDI REHAB
Category
REHABILITATION SERVICES - PT
Position Type
Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
Work Schedule
AS NEEDED
Work Days
MONDAY - FRIDAY SCHEDULED PER DEPARTMENTAL NEEDS.
Work Hours
DAYS
Work Shift
CURRENTLY NO WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY HOURS REQUIRED
Requisition ID
2017-15870

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Responsible for the evaluation and treatment of patients in a variety of inpatient and/or out patient care areas as assigned. Performs other clinical, teaching and administrative duties as may be required.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Clinical
    • 1.1 Able to interpret physician referral recognizing skill level required with any patient diagnosis.
  • 2. Educational
    • 2.1 Attends department inservices and takes advantage of outside educational opportunities.
  • 3. Administration
    • 3.1 Complies with Hospital and Department Policies and Procedures, interprets the same for other staff, and makes recommendations for change.
  • 4. Clinical Supervision
    • 4.1 Participates in regular meetings - reporting pertinent information on timely basis.
  • 5. Human Relations Skills
    • 5.1 Demonstrates respect and regard for dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsive and courteous hospital environment.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Graduate of a CAPTE accredited program in Physical Therapy.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

No experience required, but one (1) to two (2) experience in an academic medical center based practice preferred. Experience working with children and/or adults depending on the assigned setting. Clinical experience with a variety of diagnoses to include post-surgical, developmental, neurological, genetic, oncologic and traumatic

 

LICENSURE

 

Must maintain a current unrestricted license or temporary permit to practice as a Physical Therapist in CT

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

The individual should demonstrate knowledge in physical therapy theory, evaluations, and treatment techniques to be applied to a diverse patient population of varying ages. Observation skills, communication skills (both verbal and written), and an ability to work with patients, families and other providers in a synergistic manner are essential. The individual should also be willing and able to assume increased responsibilities as required. Demonstrates a high level of independence and leadership in assigned clinical area. Communication and interpersonal skills must be at a level to effectively work with a broadly diverse patient population and workforce.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

Requires: exposure to blood and body fluids, hazardous materials and communicable diseases; long periods of standing and walking; lifting and positioning of patients.

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