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Pelvic Physical Therapist

Company: Albany Medical Center
Location: Latham
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Department/Unit:Outpatient PM&R Work Shift:Day (United States of America) ALBANY MEDICAL CENTERPELVIC Physical Therapist IOutpatient TherapyDays/Evenings99 Delaware Ave, Delmar, NY 12054 Albany Medical Center Outpatient Physical Therapy is seeking a full-time Pelvic Health Physical Therapist. We are looking for a motivated therapist with an interest in treating women, men, and pediatric populations with pelvic floor muscle dysfunctions. Specialty training in pelvic floor physical rehabilitation is preferred but not required. Orthopedic experience and strong manual skills are recommended. Our facility provides private treatment rooms with state-of-the-art equipment with EMG, manometry, biofeedback, and electrical stimulation capabilities using the Laborie Urostym. Must have a current NYS Physical Therapy license. Competitive salary, benefits, and flexible time off. This is a fantastic opportunity to provide autonomous high-quality care in the largest outpatient therapy facility in the Capital Region staffed with the most board-certified therapists practicing evidenced based medicine in a patient-centered hospital system. Desired Skills/Abilities:Applicants with a desire to specialize in this area and those willing to learn and be mentored by a team of pelvic therapy experts are encouraged to apply. Skilled evaluation and examination of pelvic disorders including, but not limited to: Pelvic Pain, Pregnancy/Postpartum, Urinary Incontinence.Development of a plan of care appropriate for each individual patient including the patient and family in the development of functional goals.Demonstrates critical thinking and skill in the selection and implementation of pelvic treatments with each patient.Excellent time management and documentation skills.Team oriented focus with both clinical and support staff.Strong manual and orthopedic skills. Requirements:--- Current NYS physical therapy license, CPR certification Experience: One (1) year clinical experience preferred in Outpatient Physical Therapy setting, pelvic experience preferred but not necessary. Those with experience in outpatient care willing to learn and be mentored by a team of pelvic therapy experts encouraged to apply. Advanced continued education in pelvic therapy via Herman Wallace or APTA encouraged. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to probe, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, and speak and hear. The employee is often required to sit and stoop, kneel, or crouch, lift, and stand for long periods of time. In addition the employee may be required to assist patients to turn, stand, or walk. Employees frequently are required to lift patients and/or move heavy equipment of up to 100 pounds and on rare occasions may be required to lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subject to infectious materials and chemicals (see unit specific MSDS information).The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.This job requires as an essential function that the majority of the time the employee be physically on-site as the work cannot be done from a remote location. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related instructions given by their supervisor subject to reasonable accommodations. Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!--- Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer. This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that: Access to information is based on a "need to know" and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Keywords: Albany Medical Center, Albany , Pelvic Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Latham, New York

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