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Children's Hospital Boston Physical Therapist I - Sign On Bonus- $5000! (Peds Pain Rehab Ctr.) in Boston, Massachusetts

65601BRJob Posting Title:Physical Therapist I - Sign On Bonus- $5000! (Peds Pain Rehab Ctr.)Department:Patient Services-Physical TherapyAutoReqId:65601BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:RehabilitationJob Posting Description:Sign On Bonus- $5000

The Physical Therapist will be responsible for:

  • Performing diagnostic evaluations upon referral by physician. Verifying appropriateness of referral, contacting physician as necessary.

  • Reviewing patient medical history/record and selecting, administering and interpreting standardized tests and measurements in order to assess cardiopulmonary, developmental, musculoskeletal, neurological and sensorimotor function.

  • Developing and implementing individualized patient treatment programs. Establishing treatment goals and prescribing and administering appropriate physical therapy procedures.

  • Preparing discharge plans and home treatment programs and providing instruction and education to patients and families. Monitoring treatment outcomes, modifying program as needed and communicating recommendations to physicians and other providers.

  • Recording assessments, diagnoses and treatment in patient medical record according to established documentation standards. Preparing reports, correspondence, referrals and other materials for schools, providers, payors and others as needed. Assigning standardized billing codes and corresponding charges required for reimbursement.

  • Participating in unit and department quality improvement program. Identifying and recommending quality indicators, collecting and organizing data and assisting in preparing recommendations to improve efficiency and quality of service delivery.

  • Developing clinical knowledge and skills through participation in professional organizations, attending continuing education programs, peer review and other related internal and external resources. Representing department at patient cares rounds and participates in designated departmental and interdisciplinary committees and meetings.

  • Contributing to teamwork.

To qualify, you must have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy

  • 3 years minimum PT experience required

  • Pediatric and/or inpatient acute care experience preferred

  • Excellent Analytical and Communication skills

  • Current MA state licensure as a Physical Therapist by the state board of registration of allied health professions

    Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, child care and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and certain License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork.


Office/Site Location:WalthamRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular