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Sunshine Village Physical Therapist - Per Diem in Chicopee, Massachusetts

Sunshine Village is a remarkable community where people with developmental disabilities are given opportunities for growth, outlets for creativity and the chance to discover their own niche. We support participants through a wide range of programs that teach life skills, foster independence, promote wellness and give everyone the chance to realize their potential. Sunshine Village is currently recruiting for a (Per-diem) Physical Therapist. Hours, as needed, will vary, can be flexible and negotiated between MondayFriday 8am-4pm. Duties include, but are not limited to: The Physical Therapist (PT) will be responsible for providing skilled physical therapy services consistent with professional and regulatory standards and policies. Participates in the development of individualized programs necessary to achieve patient care objectives. Assess the physical needs of participants including ambulation, transfers, positioning and mobility. Develop care plans with specific objectives to meet the ambulation and mobility needs of the individual. Create fitness and wellness oriented programs to optimize movement and promote active lifestyles. Be knowledgeable of adaptive and assistive technology and recommend as appropriate. Make weekly visits to the programs for the purpose of monitoring implementation of therapeutic interventions and activities. Collaborate with homes, families, funding sources and outside physical therapists as appropriate. Complete quarterly progress notes for each participant receiving physical therapy services. Complete accurate assessments, consultations and evaluations as indicated. Provide direct and indirect physical therapy. Support training efforts support staff in all relevant areas. Requirements: Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy program Current license as a PT in the state of Massachusetts Valid MA driver's license and reliable transportation Ability to lift 30 pounds Salary: Competitive per diem rate Sunshine Village is a great place to work and welcomes all qualified incumbents to apply. AA/EOE