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Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center Physical Therapist in Bradford, Massachusetts

Physical Therapist

*Physical Therapist *Full Time and Per Diem

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Prerequisites:

  • 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

Category: Rehabilitation

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