Children's Hospital Boston Physical Therapist- per diem in Boston, Massachusetts

48234BRTitle:Physical Therapist- per diemDepartment:Patient Services-Physical TherapyAutoReqId:48234BRStatus:Per DiemStandard Hours per Week:1 Shift:WeekendJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Physical Therapy and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

The Physical Therapist- per diem 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.

  • 1-2 years minimum PT experience required

  • Excellent Analytical and Communication skills.

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

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.Office/Site Location:Boston