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Physical Therapist Per Diem - Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Company: Health Quest
Location: Poughkeepsie
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York - plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org.

Responsibilities

We are seeking a Per Diem Physical Therapist at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, New York to join our dynamic and experienced team of inpatient Physical Therapists in providing high quality care to our surrounding community in a fast-paced acute care environment. Patient populations include: Cardiac/Cardiothoracic surgery, Orthopedic, Neuro, Oncology, Trauma and general med-surg.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Evaluation, treatment and care planning for all patient populations-primarily geriatric
  • Providing patient and caregiver education and training for carryover at home
  • Working collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team to promote and plan safe discharge to home or alternate level of care
  • Participating in quality assurance and performance improvement activities of the department.
  • Collaborating with other Physical Medicine teammates to streamline workflow and maximize daily caseload efficiencies.

Qualifications

Education and Certification Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy program with a BS, MS, or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy
  • NYS PT license
  • Current BLS (CPR) certification required.
  • Acute Care Experience is preferred

Vassar Brothers Medical Center is a 365-bed teaching hospital and is also a Level II Trauma Center.

Keywords: Health Quest, Danbury , Physical Therapist Per Diem - Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Other , Poughkeepsie, Connecticut

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