Physical Therapist (Part time - 24 hours/week) Lowell, MA

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POST DATE 1/10/2019
END DATE 6/13/2019

Encompass health Lowell, MA

Location
Lowell, MA
AJE Ref #
583342169
Job Classification
Part Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
1910248-en-us
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of New England





The Physical Therapist provides physical therapy treatment and patient care according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines. In addition, the position:



- Requires effective communication skills for working with patients, families, caregivers, and departmental and interdepartmental relationships.



- Requires competency in physical therapy evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment.



- Requires task delegation and supervision of physical therapist assistants and technicians.



- Maintains open and on-going communication with hospital departments to ensure patient, staff, and hospital needs are met. The Physical Therapist creates an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment.



Benefits



To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive Benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more. For more information on available Benefits, please click here.



Who will you treat? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our therapist can expect to spend an average of 2-4 weeks with our patients treating a wide clinical caseload such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.



We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients. We utilize our clinical outcomes to assess and improve our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.



You will use standard and advanced therapy technologies- depending on hospital location, some equipment used such as Auto Ambulators, Bioness, Interactive Metronome, Hand Mentor, SmartStep, Anodyne, Wii and CAPs may be available.



Helping you become a better therapist is critical to our success



- You will be paired with mentors; attend in-house as well as external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; a great way to learn beyond your own discipline.



Job Code: 101057






License or Certification:



- Must be in possession of current state license or certification on or before the first day of employment.



- CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital policy.



Education, Training and Experience:



- Successful completion of a degree from an accredited Master's degree program or accredited Bachelor's Degree program plus sufficient experience in the field.



Physical Requirements:





- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.



- Ability to lift, lower, push, pull and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.



Address: 1071 Varnum Avenue, Lowell 01854
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1910248

Overview

Encompass Health offers both facility-based and home-based patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. With a footprint that spans 130 hospitals and 273 home health & hospice locations in 36 states and Puerto Rico, the Company is committed to delivering high-quality, cost effective care across the post-acute continuum. Driven by a set of shared values, Encompass Health is the result of the union between HealthSouth Corporation and Encompass Home Health & Hospice, and is ranked as one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For.

Company Size:
10,000+ Employees
Industry
Health Care
Founded:
1984
Social Media:
Headquarters:
9001 Liberty Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35242

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