Yale New Haven Health System

  • PHYSICAL THERAPIST I

    Job Locations US-CT-New Haven
    Job ID
    66151
    Department
    REHAB SERVICES
    Category
    REHABILITATION SERVICES - PT
    Position Type
    Full Time Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    40
    Work Schedule
    DAYS
    Work Days
    MON-FRI WITH WEEKEND AND HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
    Work Hours
    8:00 AM TO 4:30 PM
    Work Shift
    WILL BE ON A SCHEDULE FOR WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS
    Requisition ID
    2018-19195
  • 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

     

     

     

    LICENSURE

     

    Must maintain a current unencumbered license to practice as a Physical Therapist in CT.

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS

     

    The individual should demonstrate age-specific knowledge in physical therapy theory, evaluations, and treatment techniques to be applied to a diverse patient population. 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.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMAND

     

    May require 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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