Lahey Health Physical Therapist I (PT) Outpatient, Full Time in Peabody, Massachusetts
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is part ofa vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environmentfor all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
Physical Therapist I (PT) Outpatient, Danvers, Full Time
Position Summary: Under the supervision of the manager and working within their scope of practice as part of a multidisciplinary team, the Physical Therapist I assesses, plans, organizes, and participates in rehabilitative programs that improve or restore physical function, alleviate pain and prevent dysfunction in patients with impairments, functional limitations, disabilities or changes in physical function and health status from injury, disease or other causes.
Education: BS Physical Therapy from an accredited program.
Licensure, Certification, Registration:
Active MA Physical Therapy license OR Candidates for licensure who have submitted a complete and accepted application for licensure “BY EXAMINATION ONLY”
American Heart Association – Basic Life Support (BLS) certified.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Knowledge of Physical Therapy theory and practice.
Ability to observe, assess and record objecitve findings, symptoms, reactions and progress. Skills in critical judgement and thinking.
Ability to effectively communicate medical information, test results, diagnoses, and/or proposed treatment in a manner easily understood by the patient. Clear and effective oral and written communication.
Knowledge of Physical Therapy services, facilities and equipment.
Ability to assess individual patient needs.
Skill in maintaining patient medical record.
Knowledge of range of therapy methods and techniques.
Ability to maintain quality, safety and/or infection control standards.
Ability to use independent judgement and to manage and impart confidential information.
Danvers, Full Time/DAYS
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.