Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center Physical Therapist in Bradford, Massachusetts
*Physical Therapist *– Full Time and Per Diem
Provides individualized evaluation, documentation of findings and progress, comprehensive planning and implementation of treatment plan, patient/family education and determination of rehabilitation and patient goals under the direction of a physician.
Assesses and implements appropriate treatment plans according to patient diagnosis and status, in accordance with the Physical Therapy Code of Ethics.
Completes documentation (e.g., initial evaluation, daily flow sheets, weekly progress notes, discharge summaries and statistics) on a timely basis, as well as completes letters of justification for Durable Medical Equipment.
Delegates appropriate duties to physical therapy assistants, aides and supportive personnel.
Coordinates and organizes a full treatment caseload.
Attends and reports at team conferences (TC), treating team conferences (TTC) and family team conferences (FTC).
Seeks to provide or enhance staff, patient and family education through continuing education courses/seminars and review of current relevant literature.
Bachelor of Science /Master’s of Science degree in Physical Therapy, DPT, from an APTA accredited college or university.
Current licensure by the Board of Allied Health Professionals, Commonwealth of Massachusetts or application for the same.
APTA in Massachusetts and/or New Hampshire chapter of APTA membership preferred.
Certification in BLS of Adult, Child and Infant.
Demonstrated pursuit of continuing education courses relative to the field of physical therapy.
Knowledge, experience, and competency in dealing with adult rehabilitation and geriatric age group.
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Location: Bradford, MA - Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital