This position provides physical therapy services upon referral or prescription of a physician according to established procedures and protocols. The physical therapist evaluates, develops and performs treatment programs for patients, individualizing programs to developmental age in a safe and timely manner.
The physical therapist delivers care in a prompt and professional manner, always maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and respect. Works as part of the care team to meet the needs of the customer and to support departmental objectives.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from an accredited physical therapy program required.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Licensed in the state of New Jersey. BLS HCP required.
EXPERIENCE: Prior experience preferred but not required. Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.
Demonstrates knowledge and clinical competency with physical therapy assessment skills, treatment implementation and proficiency with modalities, as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool for this position.
Potential for exposure to the hazards and risks of the hospital environment, including exposure to infectious disease, blood-borne pathogens, hazardous substances and potential injury. Requires standing much of the day and extensive amounts of assisting, supporting and lifting of patients. Requires the ability to lift greater than 50 pounds.
Essential functions of this position are listed on the department-specific Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
This position reports to the Director of Physical Therapy (Clinical).
The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Whether you lead an active life or love leisure, you’ll enjoy working and living in the beach communities of New Jersey’s southeastern shore.
Benefits & Wellness
We believe that healthcare should be a rewarding career. That’s why we offer excellent compensation, exceptional health and wellness benefits, and internal resources and programs to support professional growth for our team members. Here, you’ll find everything you need to pursue your calling of caring for others, knowing that you’re working for an organization dedicated to your overall well-being.
Inclusion & Diversity
Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what makes AtlantiCare a great organization. We recognize and celebrate individual differences as dimensions that enrich our workforce and allow us to be more creative, flexible and competitive. Our inclusive culture welcomes our employees to freely contribute their diverse ideas, background, talents and experiences to make this a place where everyone can be, and do, their best work together.
For many, the shore communities of southeastern New Jersey are vacation destinations, but for AtlantiCare employees, they’re home. Working at AtlantiCare allows you to experience shore life year-round. Here, you’ll find natural beauty, world-class entertainment, rich history, amazing arts, abundant outdoor recreation, shopping, sophisticated dining and plenty of family-friendly events all within communities you’ll love to call home.
The spirit of collaboration is alive and well at AtlantiCare. We empower our teams to be agents of change within our system. We encourage growth and support advancement. Our shared vision for advancing the health of the communities and people we serve guides us to do what’s right for each patient, our healthcare delivery system and the practice of medicine as a whole. We teach, grow and advance medicine together.