Fallon Health Physical Therapist - 25 hours per week - Temporary Position- Working with Seniors in Lowell, Massachusetts
About Fallon Health:
Fallon Health is a company that cares. We prioritize our members—always—making sure they get the care they need and deserve. Founded in 1977 in Worcester, Massachusetts, Fallon delivers equitable, high-quality coordinated care and is continually rated among the nation’s top health plans for member experience, service, and clinical quality. Today, guided by our mission of improving health and inspiring hope, we strive to be the leading provider of government-sponsored health insurance programs—including Medicare, Medicaid, and PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly)— in the region. Learn more at fallonhealth.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
About Summit ElderCare :
Fallon Health operates the largest Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in New England and the fifth largest in the country. Called Summit ElderCare, Fallon’s PACE helps provide older adults and their caregivers with a welcome alternative to nursing home care. Participants in Summit ElderCare have access to comprehensive medical services and social support at a Summit ElderCare site while they keep the independence of living in their own homes and communities.
Brief Summary of Purpose:
Staff physical therapist with a minimum of one year experience working with elderly population. Under the general supervision of the Rehabilitation Manager, provides and documents the full range of Physical Therapy treatments and tests to all categories of participants, supervises assistants, supportive personnel and participated in educational services.
25 hours per week - Temporary Position - 2 month + assignment
Primary Job Responsibilities:
PT evaluation therapy, assessment procedures are indicated. Conducts definitive therapy testing and interprets patients data.
Designs and documents therapy plan of care. Modifies therapy goals or plan. Evaluates, interprets and responds to changes in physiological state.
Evaluates and implements treatments. Designs and manages therapeutic program based on department standards.
Utilizes all appropriate equipment per department protocols and standards.
Demonstrates knowledge and skills required to perform process involved in the delivery of age-appropriate patient care. Provides care appropriate to the patient population served. Completes all required competency assessments.
Communicates effectively with patients and caregivers. Provides and documents specific training related to patients dysfunction. Provides patient educational materials appropriate to patient and family needs.
Provides clinical instruction to affiliating physical therapy and physical assistant students. Accepts assigned students for designated clinical affiliation experiences. Actively cooperates with other personnel to achieve clinical education program objectives.
MS or BS in Physical Therapy from a school accredited by APTA
Licensed as a physical therapist in Massachusetts. * *
CPR certification or willingness to be certified within 60 days of hire.
At least one year experience working with a frail or elderly population in a health care setting. * *
Demonstrates commitment to the Fallon Community Health Plan Mission, Values and Vision.
Specific competencies essential to this position:
Physical Therapy Services
Fallon Health Vaccination Requirements:
To protect the health and safety of our workforce, members and communities we serve, Fallon Health now requires all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status. As of 2/1/2022, all roles not designated as “Remote” require full COVID-19 vaccination and Fallon Health will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
Fallon Health provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Posted Date 3 months ago (6/12/2023 10:27 AM)
Job ID 7333
# Positions 1
Category Physical Therapy