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Physical Therapist

Company: Mount Sinai Medical Center of Miami Beach
Location: Miami Beach
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Physical Therapist I

As Mount Sinai grows, so does our legacy of caring

Located in the heart of Miami Beach, overlooking the breathtaking intracoastal waterway, Mount Sinai Medical Center is dedicated to providing exceptional health care to our diverse community enhanced through innovation, technology, teaching, and research.

Mount Sinai is South Florida's largest private independent not-for-profit hospital with 672 beds, and a tight-knit community of more than 4,000 employees and 500 volunteers

We provide world-class care:

  • The only hospital in Miami-Dade to be named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health
  • A pioneer in innovative medical research in areas such as cardiology, cancer, memory disorders and pulmonary diseases
  • The BEST cardiac surgery survival rate in Florida
  • A new seven-story Surgical Tower with 154 all-private rooms and patient centered technology promotes an exceptional patient experience

Position Responsibilities:

  • Initiates and/or completes patient assessment, following time frames established in departmental guidelines, to determine treatment required and completes documentation as observed by supervisor or during chart review.
  • Performs thorough assessment of patient's functional conditions to set plan of treatment with appropriate short and long-term goals.
  • Documents charges with each initial evaluation and daily treatment as appropriate and as observed by supervisor and other department personnel.
  • Completes Outcome Measure scores for admission, goal setting and discharge within departmental policies and procedures in a timely manner.
  • Modifies treatment approach based on patient's reaction to it and reassesses outcome as observed by supervisor.
  • Fits, trains and educates patients in use of assistive devices, DME/adaptive equipment and ensures that all equipment is ordered, received and measured to fit each patient as observed by supervisor and as documented in the chart.
  • Performs training in functional activities (negotiation of architectural barriers, transfers, job task requirements, etc.) to have patient reach highest level of independence.
  • Provides written instructions, training and education as needed to all patient's/family member/caretakers, in a timely manner, as evidenced by documentation of such in the patient's chart.
  • Participates in the clinical education program (student program) as reported by the coordinator for clinical education.

Qualifications:

  • Current Florida State PT License. CPR Certification.
  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program in accordance with state licensing requirements
  • Entry level. Successful completion of undergraduate internships/education.

Benefits:

We believe in the physical and mental well-being of our employees and are committed to offering comprehensive benefits that fit their personal needs. Our robust employee benefits package includes:

  • Health benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Healthcare spending accounts
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Wellness program
  • On-site childcare & Mater School grades K-3
  • On-site housing for selected positions and more!

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Keywords: Mount Sinai Medical Center of Miami Beach, Miami Beach , Physical Therapist, Other , Miami Beach, Florida

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