Holy Redeemer Health System

Physical Therapist

Trenton, NJ

Holy Redeemer Health System is unique among health care providers with its HealthCare, HomeCare, and LifeCare divisions, which allow its patients, residents, and clients to access the optimal level of care, no matter where they are in life. Holy Redeemer Health System remains true to the mission to care, comfort and heal that its sponsors, the Sisters of the Holy Redeemer, began in our region in 1924 – to provide high quality, compassionate care. Today, Holy Redeemer offers a wide range of healthcare and health-related services, including an acute care hospital, home health and hospice services, two skilled nursing facilities, personal care, an independent living community for seniors, low-income housing, an active living community, and a transitional housing program for homeless women and children. 

The Role 

Are you looking to provide that spark of hope? Helping, teaching, preventing, and improving define the purpose of rehabilitation. From acute care to pediatrics, to sports medicine and home care, Holy Redeemer can offer you the opportunity to realize your passion and purpose. Ignite the spark within you and join us on our journey of bringing integrative and holistic care to every person in the communities we serve in PA and NJ. Evaluate and treat patients, under orders from the referring physician, through the use of a variety of therapeutic procedures, to restore function, relieve pain, and to improve movement and function.  The Physical Therapist functions in accordance with their State Practice Act, as applicable.

Responsibilities 

  • Performs evaluation diagnostic test and skilled physical therapy procedures on patients
  • Instructs patients, caregivers and other medical personnel regarding safe performance  of procedures and other supportive activities
  • Collaborates with physician to ensure that orders are obtained
  • Participates in the development and re-evaluation of the patient plan of treatment in collaboration with and under the approval of  the physician
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team across the continuum of care and functions as case manager as needed
  • Demonstrates sensitivity  to cost containment requirements
  • Documentation accurately reflects patient status and needs and is submitted within 24-48 hours of visit
  • Ability to function as a member of an integrated Healthcare work team
  • Able to travel to patient’s home within service area
  • Exhibits effective communication skills with patients, caregivers, physicians, managers and other health care workers
  • Requests for insurance authorizations are completed on a timely basis
  • Participates in team meetings and staff education requirements and integrates new information into clinical practice
  • Participates in accreditation survey preparedness and related corrective action follow up
  • Is aware of and participates in quality improvement initiatives and infection control plans as necessary
  • Understands and complies with all local, federal, and regulatory body requirements

Experience and Background

  • Graduate of an APTA approved and accredited college of Physical Therapy
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate competency in applying principles, methods, materials and equipment used in physical therapy
  • CPR preferred
  • Working knowledge of OASIS assessments
  • Ability to assess patient needs and develop and implement a comprehensive plan of care
  • Able to demonstrate professional procedures in the home care setting
  • Able to use office equipment; i.e. tablet, cell phone
Holy Redeemer Health System

Bernadette Myslinski

Senior Director of Talent Management
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