Physical Therapist - Per Diem Days Northern Westchester Hospital

Northern Westchester Hospital Mount Kisco, NY

About the Job

Job Description

Evaluates and treats patients with disabilities, injuries, and/or diseases using physical, chemical and mechanical means in accordance with the written and signed prescription and/or referral of a state licensed physician or authorized practitioner. Maintains complete medical records for each patient.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Administers direct patient care in accordance with the written and signed prescription of the referring physician or other State authorized practitioner.
  • Utilizes appropriate evaluation techniques with efficiency and thoroughness.
  • Designs a treatment program to achieve established goals.
  • Makes accurate observations of patient tolerance and/or status during treatment and demonstrates the ability to modify a treatment program as needed.
  • Responds appropriately to established department emergency procedures for patient safety and care, when necessary.
  • Submits required documentation in accordance with the policies and procedures of the department.
  • Participates in quality improvement chart reviews and activities.
  • Attends family meetings/conferences and interacts with members of the inter-disciplinary staff pertaining to the welfare and management of assigned patients.
  • Performs related duties, as required.
Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy, required. Master’s/Doctorate Degree, preferred.
  • Must be currently licensed as a Physical Therapist in New York State.
  • OR
  • Must have a valid permit and become licensed and registered within one (1) year of employment.