Lahey Health Physical Therapist in Wilimington, Massachusetts
Winchester Hospital is a 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
Contributes to the Hospital’s mission by performing a comprehensive patient evaluation and establishing a working diagnosis to develop an appropriate treatment plan. This clinical staff professional will have an impact on patient care and patient satisfaction by skillfully treating patients with a variety of orthopedic diagnoses in an empathetic and encouraging manner.
Required: Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited program. Successful completion of all clinical affiliations and certificate requirements for an APTA accredited physical therapy program
Preferred: DPT degree
Required: Clinical experience in an outpatient setting
Preferred: At least three months as an outpatient physical therapist in orthopedics. Previous outpatient exposure as an aide or on clinical affiliation, manual therapy and workers compensation
Clinical experience in the kinds of PT issues required for the patients Winchester Hospital serves for the specialty being hired
Good writing skills and basic computer skills for report writing.
For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team
Pediatric: Principles of pediatric physical therapy theory such as neuromuscular development, sensory integration, and growth and development, fine and gross motor coordination
Manual Therapy training, Outpatient Neuro or Vestibular training
Experience generating opportunities for new services in pediatric therapy
Community outreach experience
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS:
Required: Massachusetts Physical Therapy License
Monday - Friday, 36 hours per week.
Winchester Hospital serves the health care needs of many communities in northwest suburban Boston for acute-care inpatient services plus an extensive range of outpatient services and integrated home care. Since 1912, it has been a trusted pillar of the community, amassing an enviable list of professional awards and honors, including: an “A” safety rating from The Leapfrog Group, a ninth-in-the-state ranking on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list and repeated accolades as a top area employer. Winchester Hospital was also the first community hospital in the state to achieve Magnet® recognition, the industry’s gold standard for nursing excellence.
Winchester Hospital colleagues rally around our mission: To Care. To Heal. To Excel. In Service to Our Community. Our affiliation with Lahey Health furthers our mission by allowing us to offer patients streamlined, coordinated and comprehensive care, close to home.
Join our team and embrace our mission by applying today!
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