Children's Hospital Boston Physical Therapist I in Boston, Massachusetts
65449BRJob Posting Title:Physical Therapist IDepartment:Patient Services-Physical TherapyAutoReqId:65449BRStatus: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
2 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 affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular