The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the nation's leading orthopaedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopaedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopaedic program in New York City. HJD is consistently ranked among the leading orthopaedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopaedic Surgery Rheumatology Neurology Radiology.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Assistant Supervisor-PT in the RUSK Physical Therapy Department. To qualify a Bachelors Degree is required, Masters Degree in Physical Therapy or Health Management with three (3) years of progressive clinical experience in Physical Therapy including one (1) year in supervision or equivalent combination of education and experience. Current New York State Physical Therapy license and registration required. Membership in a professional organization, with strong teaching and leadership abilities preferred. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
In this role, the successful candidate will assists in the supervision of staff and day to day operations of Physical Therapy programs in the acute care settings. Assists the unit supervisor with both staff supervision and administrative responsibilities. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Demonstrates continued proficiency in skills required to treat assigned patient population.
Planning and time utilization. Work is done in an efficient and organized manner which is demonstrated by clear, advanced planning. Demonstrates the ability to multi-task and be flexible to unexpected changes and prioritizes in an appropriate, timely fashion. Coordinates personal work and the work for the staff to achieve efficiency in addition to quality patient care.
Clinical training of fieldwork and non-fieldwork students. Teaches and supervises assigned students in the appropriate techniques, skills and procedures. Demonstrates a genuine interest in assisting students in enhancing their knowledge and skill levels. Encourages positive learning experiences for Career Opportunity Students and other Non-Fieldwork students/participants.
Demonstrates good managerial judgment by conducting each aspect of supervision in a fair, firm, consistent, and objective manner. Makes good judgments which are based on gathering and analyzing, factual and objective data is able to interpret policies/procedures in order to make a sound independent decision. Makes decisions in a timely manner and develops an awareness and understanding of the responsibilities of the unit.
Promotes effective communication between all staff members and interdepartmental personnel. Maintains confidentiality of all patient, physician, and hospital related information. Demonstrates well thorough, effective (verbal and written) communications.
Participates in in-service programs, conferences, and consultations. Ensures ongoing enhancement of current level of skills and knowledge for self and supervising staff. Designs a personnel plan of development in clinical, managerial, and professional areas through higher education, reading professional journals, attending professional seminars, etc. Is a role model for the staff in this area of professionalism.
Coordinates the recommendation, procurement, and delivery procedures of equipment necessary for patients through the PT service. Works in conjunction with other management to keep abreast of new equipment available and participates in the evaluation of such equipment for patient needs. Assists in the utilization, maintenance, and storage of supplies and equipment of the unit as determined by the unit supervisor.
Implementation and documentation of treatment plan and interventions. Assists in maintaining all required departmental and unit records. Assists in determining what documentation is required to adequately document P.T. programs and conforms to standards required by the Medical Center and outside regulatory agencies.
Orientation and training of staff/Evaluation and Counseling of staff. Implements established orientation and training programs for staff members on a rotating basis. Actively participates in the evaluation and counseling of all levels of staff, students, and other personnel assigned to the unit. Reviews unit organization, procedures, and protocols to thoroughly acquaint staff with their roles in their unit. Encourages continued professional growth by providing both verbal and written supervisory support which will enhance staff performance. Maintains an awareness of Medical Center disciplinary procedures for implementation in a timely and appropriate manner.
Supervision of Patient care activities. Monitors treatments to ensure efficient and effective delivery of service. Assists in the assignment of patients of individual therapists to ensure effectiveness of patient care. Fosters the development of innovative patient care programs by supervision and being a role model for staff in the implementation of quality patient care programs.
The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.