Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a PT Clinical Specialist.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating the patient care, training programs, and research endeavors for a specialty area of Physical Therapy practice or program within the Physical Therapy department. Assists in the oversight of daily operations of the unit as needed
Demonstrate a leadership role in the development of specialized clinical expertise, communication, and teamwork. Demonstrates good judgment, initiative and independent thinking. Demonstrates direct involvement with clinical training and in-service education. Recognizes when help is needed by others and offers guidance and assistance.
Coordinates Physical Therapy patient care rendered to both in and out patients in area of specialized clinical expertise. Education and training of all staff in areas of expertise to further enhance the departments clinical needs. Assists in evaluations and development of treatment plans for patients. Implement corrective actions when necessary. Assists in the coordination of patient care throughout the continuum. Trains staff to be able to cover when colleagues are out on sick/vacation days.
Develops material which will enhance the quality and scope of the care rendered to the patient, i.e. pamphlets, video tapes, home programs in collaboration with other members of the team. Develops resource material to be utilized by staff members, i.e. suggests journals for library, accesses research articles, etc. Presents ideas/materials to be developed in area of clinical expertise to further enhance the department.
Assists in the coordination of the student program and other clinical education programs with senior staff and other management. Prepares and participates in educational sessions for patients, families, students, and house staff. Participates in lectures, seminars, and workshops by the Medical Center and other agencies, institutions and associations.
Works in conjunction with staff and management on Performance Improvement and clinical research projects that will benefit the unit and/or the department. Assists in developing goals, standards and evaluation criteria for Performance Improvement Projects. Collects data and solicits feedback from staff providing recommendations for revisions in PI projects with regards to clinical practice and departmental operations. Suggests ideas, methodology, and rationale for research projects and participate directly in the collection of data and monitoring of the project. Submits grant proposals and articles for publication or presentation at clinical conferences.
Identifies new equipment that would facilitate programmatic growth and development. Assists with equipment and unit maintenance.
Assists in Case Management responsibilities as they pertain to the Physical Therapy plan of care for any clients within the unit. Works in collaboration with other unit team members as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Demonstrates continued proficiency in skills required to treat assigned patient population.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a NYS Physical Therapy License with valid, current registration. Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy. Minimum of three years as a licensed Physical Therapist with progressive responsibilities and development in a specific clinical area. Effective oral communication and interpersonal skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in Physical Therapy or a related field. Teaching experience. Minimum of five years clinical experience with demonstrated leadership skills. APTA Clinical Specialist Certification in area of expertise
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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