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Physical Therapist-PD

Company: Catholic Health Services
Location: Smithtown
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

PHYSICAL THERAPISTSt. Catherine of Siena Hospital is a proud member of Catholic Health and has served the residents of the Smithtown area for more than 50 years. St. Catherine's is located on the north shore of Long Island in Smithtown. The campus is comprised of a 296-bed not-for-profit community hospital; a 240-bed nursing and rehabilitation care center; and a 60,000 square foot medical office building. Our nurses, physicians and support staff are devoted to providing advanced health care in an environment of compassion to our patients, their families and our community. Our Mission is to create an environment of healing and compassion, to offer care to those in need and to provide a spirit of mutual respect while upholding our religious mission.St. Catherine of Siena Hospital is dedicated to providing a supportive environment, committed to the highest standards of patient care, where health care professionals can develop their expertise and strengthen their credentials. Our primary focus is the way we treat and serve our communities. We work collaboratively to provide compassionate care and utilize evidence based practice to improve outcomes - to every patient, every time.PHYSICAL THERAPIST RESPONSIBILITIES:Responsible for the overall direction, utilization, supervision, instruction, and evaluation of professional and supportive staff and students in the physical therapy department/facility. QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an approved school of Physical Therapy. Must have, or be eligible for, State Licensure or registration. License must be obtained within 1 year. Previous experience preferred; will train new graduates. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Position is strenuous requiring handling, positioning, and manipulation of patients requiring physical therapy. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to staff members, management peers, hospital administration. Ability to bend, stretch, reach, and handle physical therapy equipment. Must be able to lift and position patients. Knowledge of all equipment used in the rehabilitation of physically impaired patients. Ability to use hospital information system.At Catholic Health your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future. We are committed to caring for Long Island. Be a part of our team of healthcare heroes.

Keywords: Catholic Health Services, Stamford , Physical Therapist-PD, Healthcare , Smithtown, Connecticut

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