Physical Therapist, Per Diem - Samaritan Hospital

Physical Therapist

Samaritan Hospital

Per Diem

Grade 052

Samaritan Hospital (an affiliate of St. Peter's Health Partners) has an immediate need for a Per Diem Physical Therapist. This position will primarily be comprised of weekend shifts.

Primary Responsibilities: Evaluates patient therapy needs, plans treatment programs and performs therapy utilizing appropriate procedures, equipment and techniques within the scope of the profession. Problems are solved through research, resource utilization, and supervisory consult to select appropriate patient care interventions. Works with other teammates in developing an integrated and comprehensive plan of care and to continually assess opportunities to improve patient outcomes.  This position requires effective communication and interpersonal skills requiring tact, diplomacy, and flexibility when in contact with physicians, patients, families, other professionals, and hospital staff.  Excellent clinical skills in diverse treatment approaches. 

Requirements

  • Must be a graduate of an APTA accredited Physical Therapy program
  • Licensed by the State of New York as a Physical Therapist with current registration.
  • One or more years' experience in acute care preferred