New England Baptist Hospital Physical Therapist Rehab Inpatient in Boston, Massachusetts

Physical Therapist Rehab Inpatient

Location:

Boston, MA

Category: Physical Therapy

Department: Rehab Inpatient - 708300

Position Type: Regular

Shift: Rotating Shift

Hours Per Week: Full time 40 hours per week

FT/PT/PD: Regular

Summary:

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.

Principal Duties and Essential Functions:

  • 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

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

  • Prepares daily patient charge records of treatments and supplies.

  • Participates in the Clinical Education Program through the supervision and instruction of affiliating Physical Therapy students and interns.

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

  • Participates in staff meetings, departmental groups aimed at improving clinical practice, and in-service education programs both inside and outside of the institution.

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

  • Completes annual safety testing and departmental competencies.

  • Performs other duties as required.

Education:

Bachelors, Masters or DPT preferred

Licensure/Certification/Registration

MA licensure

BLS or Heart Saver Recommended

Required Work Experience:

1-3 years of related work experience preferred. New grads welcome

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