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Physical Therapist, Outpatient Pediatrics Per Diem

RWJBarnabas Health
United States, New Jersey, Bayonne
815 Broadway (Show on map)
May 11, 2024
Physical Therapist, Outpatient Pediatrics Per Diem
Req #: 42318

Category: Physical Therapy

Status: Per Diem

Shift: Please note in comments to HR section below

Facility: Childrens Specialized Hosp

Department: Physical Therapy-OP

Bayonne Outpatient (BAY2),
815 Broadway, Bayonne, NJ 07002

Physical Therapist Outpatient Pediatrics

Child & Adolescent - Bayonne, NJ

After school hours 3-6p required

Who We Are:

Children s Specialized Hospital, a member of the RWJBH Healthcare System, is the nation s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21 years of age facing special health challenges from chronic illnesses and complex physical disabilities like brain and spinal cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues like autism and mental health. Through our 16 New Jersey locations, our pediatric specialists partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and medical treatments more personalized and effective...so children can achieve more of their goals.

What You'll Do:

As an integral member of our team, you will evaluate patients needs and provide Physical Therapy for outpatient populations.

  • May coordinate outpatient recreational programs|special events during which all recreation areas, equipment, storage and supplies must be maintained in a safe efficient manner.
  • Selects, administers, and interprets assessment tools as designated in competency expectations including: History, Screening, Observations, and Evaluations as appropriated to patients.
  • Identifies and prioritizes time realistic functional goals for remediation, compensation, adaptation or prevention of deficits.
  • Selects, utilizes and evaluates the effectiveness of appropriate treatment methods as designated in competency expectations.
  • Applies principles of activity analysis for grading physical, perceptual-cognitive and psycho-social demands to produce an optimal mesh of child's or family's abilities to meet environmental demand.
  • Communicates effectively with patients, families, & team in oral and written formats in both formal and non-formal situations.
  • As designated in competency expectations, assists in training others. This may include. Staff, PTAs, Aides, & students.
  • Takes responsibility for seeking supervision or consultation in relationship to clinical performance. Actively contributes to improvement plans effectively utilizes feedback.
  • Meets competency expectations in explaining symptoms, prognosis and functional limitations for a variety of diagnostic groups.
  • Makes discharge recommendations appropriate to the child & their family in consideration of child's prognosis, role expectations, and knowledge of community resources (as designated in competency expectations).
  • Meets minumum annual expected volumes.

What You Need:

  • Bachelors Degree with a major in Physical Therapy from an accredited program.
  • Completion of a pediatric affiliation.
  • Tact, initiative and judgment in the performance of duties.
  • AHA BLS Provider Certification required.
  • NJ Physical Therapy License or eligible.

How Do You Join Our Amazing Team?

For immediate consideration, or to learn more, please call/text Stacey Sheridan, Recruiter, at 732-427-9444, email your resume/CV to: ssheridan@childrens-specialized.org,

Children s Specialized Hospital


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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