LSMNJ is pleased to announce that our communities are
transitioning in-house with therapy services. We are currently
seeking qualified, highly motivated therapy staff to help us provide
state-of-the-art services to our participants within our new
in-clinic therapy setting at Lutheran Senior LIFE!
Come find out why LSMNJ was voted a Great Place to Work by our Employees!
Through the power of the Holy Spirit and in response to God’s love as
revealed in the Gospel, the mission of Lutheran Social Ministries of
New Jersey is to serve those in New Jersey who hurt, who are in need,
or who have limited choices.
LSMNJ team members are dedicated to
providing healing, hope and hospitality, regardless of religious
background through a diversified social ministry program addressing
many critical human care needs.
We are seeking employees that
share those same values and want to make a difference in the lives of
those we serve.
LIFE Senior Care, a program designed to assist seniors with
their customized healthcare needs, located in Jersey City Medical
Center, is currently seeking a Physical Therapist!
Assesses, plans, organizes, and administers rehabilitative programs
that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and improve or
correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or
Responsibilities and Duties
• Performs and documents
an initial exam, evaluating data to identify problems and determine a
diagnosis prior to intervention.
• Plans, prepares, or carries
out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain,
improve, or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain, or prevent
physical dysfunction in patients.
• Records prognosis, treatment,
response, and progress in patient's chart or enters information into
• Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress,
and plans for reevaluation.
• Administers manual exercises,
massage, or traction to help relieve pain, increase patient strength,
or decrease or prevent deformity or crippling.
effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to
achieve maximum benefit.
• Tests and measures patient's strength,
motor development and function, sensory perception, functional
capacity, or respiratory or circulatory efficiency and record
• Instructs patient and family in treatment procedures to
be continued at home.
• Confers with the patient, medical
practitioners, or other appropriate parties to plan, implement, or
assess the intervention program.
• Reviews physician's referral
and patient's medical records to help determine diagnosis and physical
therapy treatment required.
• Complies with professional,
ethical, and legal standards.
• The company reserves the right to
add or change duties at any time.