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Trinity Health Physical Therapist in Springfield, Massachusetts

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Day Shift

Description:Mercy Medical Center a member of Trinity Health Of New England has an exciting opportunity for a Physical Therapist to join our mission-driven specialized Outpatient Rehab Team located in our Chicopee, MA location. Our vision is to provide state-of-the-art healthcare to those within our local communities, creating a positive impact for each individual that walks through our doors.

The Ideal Physical Therapist will be spine trained (McKenzie Certified) to work closely in our spine program. This program employs a multidisciplinary approach with a heavy PT emphasis to ensure that patients get the right care at the right time. PT practitioners in this program will have the unique opportunity of close and regular contact with physiatry and orthopedics in determining a patient’s course of care. Ideal candidate will be fully credentialed as Cert. or Dip MDT. However, those with some coursework or strong interest in mechanical diagnosis and therapy are encouraged to apply.

Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:

  • Become a valued member of an excellent, dedicated health care team

  • Engaged leadership

  • Competitive Benefits Package

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Full Time

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Exceptional Patient Care: Evaluates, directs, plans and treats patients with a wide variety of disabilities to help clients achieve a maximum level of functional independence.

  • Excellent Communicator: Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with clients, families and staff

  • Technical Familiarity: Develops and carries out a variety of techniques and modalities to provide individualized treatment appropriate to established goals. Modifies treatment plans and goals due to changes in client status and capabilities.

  • Active Teamwork: Maintains appropriate communication with treatment team, physicians, clients, and/or family members to facilitate problem solving, program planning and education. Provides appropriate information regarding client status to patient, family, treatment team and other professionals in a clear and concise manner.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited program in Physical Therapy

  • Current State of MA license.

  • The McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy Certification Preferred

  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. This may include explaining clinical, technical and diagnostic procedures to clients and their families, counseling patients and their families and enforcing policies and regulations in difficult situations.

About Trinity Health Of New England:

Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system that is comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so.

Trinity Health Of New England benefits include health insurance, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, sick time, and professional advancement just to name a few.

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Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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