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Beth Israel Lahey Health Inpatient Physical Therapist in Newburyport, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Day (United States of America)

PHYSICAL THERAPIST Inpatient setting with weekend rotation

Job Description:

Performs comprehensive clinical assessments resulting in the identification of problems that require the specialized services of the PT. Provides rehabilitative and restorative therapy, modalities, manual techniques and education to all patients in all departments in the hospital and affiliated satellite sites when ordered by a physician. Ensures each service and technique conforms to regulatory, hospital and department policy, as well as Commonwealth of Massachusetts law and APTA standards of practice.

Performs clinical evaluation and re-evaluation according to physician order and department guideline.

Provides physical therapy modalities, manual techniques and therapeutic exercise to all patients referred by physician based upon the needs of the patient as a result of the evaluation, re-evaluation and daily assessment.

Documents the results of the evaluation, re-evaluation and daily progress for all dates of service in acceptable format in the patient chart.

Responsible for the supervision of the physical therapist assistant, athletic trainer, rehabilitation aide and physical therapy students in the respective department.

Performs services in a location in which competency with the patient/resident population has been demonstrated at the discretion of the Department Director

Presents a professional image and independently assume responsibility for professional growth and development and that of promoting the goals and mission of the department and Anna Jaques Hospital.

Communicates appropriately with all staff, hospital employees, patients and physicians.

In conjunction with the departmental secretary insures that the proper insurance and patient information is in the chart and that all payer guidelines are being followed.

Weekend rotation required.

Minimum Education

Minimum of a Bachelor degree from an accredited College or University.

Required Licenses

[ Massachusetts, United States ] Physical Therapist

Massachusetts licensure.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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