Yale New Haven Health System

  • PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPIST

    Job Locations US-CT-New Haven
    Job ID
    68431
    Department
    O/P PEDI REHAB
    Category
    REHABILITATION SERVICES - PT
    Position Type
    Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
    Work Schedule
    AS NEEDED
    Work Days
    MONDAY - FRDAY
    Work Hours
    PER DEPARTMENTAL NEEDS
    Work Shift
    N/A
    Requisition ID
    2018-21364
  • 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


    Requires three (3) years experience with one (1) year at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Candidates must successfully complete the department career ladder application process including performance at an Above Expectations level while a Level I therapist. Experience must be relevant to the position. Exceptions to this requirement may only be made with a manager's recommendation and Department Head approval.


    LICENSURE


    Must maintain a current unrestricted license 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 depending on assignment. Observation skills, communication skills (both verbal and written), and the ability to work effectively with patients, families and other providers are essential. The individual should also be willing and able to assume increased responsibilities as required. Interpersonal skills must be at a level to effectively work with a broadly diverse patient population and workforce. Demonstrates a high level of independence and leadership in assigned clinical area.


    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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