New England Baptist Hospital Physical Therapist, Per Diem in Boston, Massachusetts

Physical Therapist, Per Diem

Location:

Boston, MA

Category: Physical Therapy

Department: Rehab Inpatient - 708300

Position Type: Per Diem

Shift: Rotating Shift

Hours Per Week: Per Diem

FT/PT/PD: Per Diem

Provides Physical Therapy services to the hospital’s inpatients, day surgery patients, and pre-operative patients as per written orders within the established policies of this department and New England Baptist Hospital.

  1. Upon receiving written orders, initiates the patient care process of assessment of the patient’s functional status and needs. This patient care process includes, but is not limited to,
  • Formulation of patient diagnosis and prognosis based on evaluative findings and interpretation of these findings

  • Development of an appropriate and specific treatment plan of care, complete with measurable, realistic, and timely goals

  • Reassessment of progress as needed based on established timeframes, patient response to treatment, or change in status

  • Formulation of discharge plan and ability to work with patient, patient family members, and other healthcare team members to successfully carryout discharge plan

  • Documentation of patient evaluation, progress notes, re-evaluations, and discharge in a thoroughly and timely manner in the patient medical record

  1. Actively participates in walk rounds, verbal rounds and patient care team conferences when appropriate.

  2. Completes daily patient charge records of treatment.

  3. Supervises/Directs Physical Therapy Aides and Physical Therapy Assistants in performance of assigned tasks, when indicated.

  4. Completes annual safety testing and departmental competencies.

  5. Demonstrates interpersonal and communication skills necessary for success in a multi-disciplinary, acute care hospital setting.

Education:

Bachelors, Masters or DPT preferred

Current MA licensure

BLS/ Heartsaver Certification preferred

Required Work Experience: 0-1 years related work experience required.

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