Physical Therapist at Newton-Wellesley Hospital(NWH)

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Newton, Massachusetts





Job Description:

Physical Therapist




GENERAL SUMMARY:



NWH is recruiting for a full-time physical therapist in the acute care/inpatient setting. This position will require working shifts in the day, evenings, holidays, and at least one weekend day/week (either Saturday or Sunday).


At least 1 year of clinical experience in either acute care, acute rehab, or home care clinical settings is preferred; will consider new graduates with acute care or acute rehab clinical experiences.


In this role, the PT will:


  • Perform examinations, development treatment plans and establishes treatment goals with patient input

  • Perform and apply interventions for follow-up visit

  • Carry a caseload that they independently manage

  • Provide care to adult med/surg patients, with majority in general and complex medical, post-op orthopedics, post-op general and vascular surgery, and other areas as needed (such as ICU, Emergency Department

Candidates should have primary attributes that include:


  • Strong willingness to collaborate closely with their fellow physical therapists, occupational therapists, and other members of the clinical and non-clinical care team

  • Being flexible and willing to adapt to evolving requests/priorities during the workday

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Commitment to understand and fulfill the mission and goals of Inpatient Rehab Services and NWH as a whole






Qualifications

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:



At a minimum, meets licensure requirements in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in Physical Therapy.



EXPERIENCE:



New graduates considered for employment



LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, AND/OR REGISTRATIONS:



Licensed, by the Division of Professional Licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (The Board of Allied Health is required for Physical and Occupational Therapists; the Board of Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists for Speech Therapists). CPR training is required annually
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