Physical Therapist Job Listing at St. Mary's Healthcare Systems for Children in Staten Island, NY
DescriptionSt. Mary's Healthcare System for Children is one of the nation's premier providers of intensive rehabilitation and specialized care for children with special needs and life-limiting conditions. The largest pediatric post-acute care provider of its kind in the region, St. Mary's treats 4,000 children each day through our hospital, Home Care and Community Programs in the five boroughs of New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester and beyond. Following hospitalizations for complications from premature birth, illness and injury, or when special services are needed, children and their families come to St. Mary's to receive exceptional care, learn to manage their condition, and achieve a better quality of life.
Physical Therapists- Per Diem- Staten Island area
Physical Therapist will provide home based services for treatment of patients to relieve pain, develop and restore function, and maintain maximum performance using appropriate physical therapy treatments, modalities and procedures as stated in the physical therapy plan of care. Evaluates, and regularly re-evaluates, the rehabilitation needs of the patient; initiates, develops, implements and makes necessary revisions of the patient's plan of care. In addition, the Therapist will assist with the coordination of the total plan of care and maintains continuity of patient care by liaising with other health professionals assigned to the same patients.
RequirementsSuccessful completion of a physical therapy program at a school of physical therapy approved by the American Physical Therapy Association or the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association, or both.
Licensed in the state as a physical therapist. If licenses are registered prior to 1966, meets the alternative qualifications cited in the Medicare Conditions of Participation, Section 405.12 (1) (2) (3)
Minimum of one year of experience in pediatric physical therapy and/or pediatric affiliation.
Must be have reliable transportation to conduct home based services.
Must have Early Intervention experience.
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