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