Physical Therapist - Full time
About the Job
Health Plus Management, LLC is actively seeking a Physical Therapist for our managed location in Teaneck, NJ. This is an outpatient PM&R - Pain Management practice with a state of the art physical therapy gym in-house. This opportunity is for a full-time position that provides an excellent path for personal and professional growth, along with a competitive salary and benefits. We are witnessing a paradigm shift in pain medicine towards a mechanism-based approach. We value the fact that Physical Therapists play an important role in palliative care, and they are regarded as highly proficient members of a multidisciplinary healthcare team towards management of chronic pain. Job Duties: + Provide quality care to patients by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determine physical therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians. + Help patient accomplish treatment plan and accept therapeutic devices by administering manual exercises + Instruct, encourage, and assist patients in performing physical activities such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities, as well as using assistive and supportive devices, such as crutches and canes. + Administer physical therapy treatments by giving massages, initiating traction, electrical muscle stimulation, moist hot packs, ice, and ultrasound; direct treatments given by aides and assistants. + Evaluate the effects of physical therapy treatments by observing, noting, and evaluating patient's progress; recommend adjustments and modifications. + Assure continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing home exercise programs. + Document patient care services by charting in patient records. + Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. Requirements Job Specifications: + A valid New Jersey physical therapy license and registration + Experience working in an outpatient musculo-skeletal practice preferred + Ability to communicate effectively with patients Benefits Competitive and attractive compensation and benefits package.