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Children's Hospital Boston Physical Therapist - Per Diem (Saturdays -Waltham) in Boston, Massachusetts

73063BRJob Posting Title:Physical Therapist - Per Diem (Saturdays -Waltham)Department:Patient Services-Physical TherapyAutoReqId:73063BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:1 Job Posting Category:RehabilitationJob Posting Description:The Waltham based Per Diem Physical Therapist will be responsible for the following:

  • Performing complex diagnostic evaluations upon referral and by departmental and professional

  • Reviewing patient medical history/record and selects, administers, and interprets standardized and non-standardized tests and measurements to assess patients’ functional status related to cardiopulmonary, developmental, musculoskeletal, neurological, and sensorimotor function.

  • Integrating knowledge into clinical decisions and recommendations

  • Developing and implementing individualized patient treatment programs.

  • Establishing treatment goals and administers appropriate physical therapy procedures and modalities

  • Discharge plans and home treatment programs, and providing education to patients and families

  • Recommending orthotics, adaptive/assistive equipment, and technology for patients with complex, rare, or multiple dysfunctions.

  • Liaison with equipment designers and vendors regarding equipment specifications and patient needs.

  • Training patients, families, and caretakers in the use/operation of prescribed orthotics/equipment, monitoring and evaluating effectiveness, and initiating modifications as needed.

  • Recording assessments, diagnoses, and treatment inpatient medical records according to established documentation standards.

  • Preparing reports, correspondence, referrals, and other materials for schools, providers, payers, and others as needed.

  • Assigning standardized billing codes and corresponding charges required for reimbursement.

To qualify, you must have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy and at least one to two years of previous experience.

  • Active state of MA PT license

  • This position is based in Waltham, with Saturday coverage needs

    Office/Site Location:WalthamRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Per Diem Remote Eligibility :Onsite Only