Morris Heights Health Center

Position Title: Physical Therapist - Part Time / Per Diem
Position Location:
85 Burnside Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453

County: Bronx

Contact Name: Yvette Woodley
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 718-483-1206
Contact Fax: 718-901-2195

CHCANYS Member Info: Member - Organizational

Position Description:



Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is seeking an experienced a Per DiemPhysical Therapistto provide direct care and treatment to those patients who need physical therapy services to improve their activities of daily living. The Per Diem Physical Therapist will provide vacation, sick and weekend coverage for full time staff.


  • Plan, prepare and carry out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients
  • Perform and document an initial exam, evaluating the data to identify problems and determine a diagnosis prior to intervention
  • Evaluate effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit
  • Administer manual exercises, massage and/or traction to help relieve pain, increase the patient's strength, and  decrease or prevent deformity and crippling
  • Test and measure patient's strength, motor development and function, sensory perception, functional capacity, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency and record data
  • Administer treatment involving application of physical agents, using equipment, moist packs, and ultrasound machines
  • Instruct patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home
  • Record prognosis, treatment, response, and progress in patient's electronic medical record
  • Obtain patients' informed consent to proposed interventions
  • Identify and document goals, anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation.
  • Discharge patient from physical therapy when goals or projected outcomes have been attained and provide for appropriate follow-up care or referrals
  • Direct and supervise supportive personnel, assessing their competence, delegating specific tasks to them and establishing channels of communication
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy program
  • At least two years of experience as a Physical Therapist
  • Current NYS License
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is a PLUS


Since 1981, Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) has had a record of distinction as the major provider of health care to MorrisHeights and its surrounding areas in the Bronx. We've provided quality primary healthcare services to all members of the community, including the medically, socially and economically disadvantaged - from medical and dental services to counseling. MHHC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which MHHC has facilities. Visit our website:

Special Instructions:

Please e-mail your resume to Yvette Woodley, HR Manager -


Compensation Range: $60 per hour

Compensation Type: Hourly

Travel Desired: No Travel

Job Type: Physical Therapist

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