Physical Therapist

To apply contact Whitney Hill at whill@performancerehabnj.com.

Position Mission

Improve our patients’ quality of life through accurate, timely and effective diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal system disorders.

Position Objectives

  • Assess and accurately diagnose health issues/needs of new and returning patients.
  • Reduce pain and restore healthy function within the scope and standard of physical therapy care.
  • Fully engage patients in their recovery process.
  • Seamlessly co-manage patient care with the provider team.
  • Contribute to care synergy with the provider team.
  • Maintain state-of-the-art competence as a physical therapist.
  • Manifest and reinforce PR&RM’s values and brand image in all aspects of internal and external performance.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Diagnose health problems through review of patient medical history and information provided during observational questions and examination.
  • Join with and engage patients’ commitment and participation in their treatment plan and return to musculoskeletal health.
  • Test and measure patient’s strength, motor development and function, sensory perception, functional capacity, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency and record data.
  • Plan, prepare and carry out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients.
  • Evaluate effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit.
  • Maintain complete records for each patient of each encounter.
  • Manage each patient case in collaboration with provider colleagues.
  • Administer and/or oversee manual exercises, massage and/or traction to help relieve pain, increase the patient’s strength and decrease or prevent deformity and crippling.
  • Direct and supervise Physical Therapy Assistants and Physical Therapy Aides, assessing their competence, delegating specific tasks to them and establishing channels of communication.
  • Contribute essays and articles on topics relevant to physical therapy and nonsurgical orthopedic medicine.
  • Reinforce PR&RM values and culture in all activities.
  • Other projects as requested by management.

Education and Experience

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Current State of New Jersey Physical Therapy license.
  • Minimum of 2-years practice as a physical therapist.

Key Competencies

  • Physical Therapy skill
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Listening skills (oral comprehension)
  • Ability to influence
  • Communication skills – verbal and written
  • Compassion and empathy
  • Self-management and initiation
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving
  • Customer service orientation

Competitive Salary plus Bonus and Benefits Package including Malpractice, Health, 401k, CEU reimbursement and Paid Time Off throughout the year.

To apply contact Whitney Hill at whill@performancerehabnj.com.