Revere - MA Full Time 1 week ago

A Massachusetts health services organization is looking to add a licensed Physical Therapist (PT) to one of their skilled nursing facilities in Suffolk County.

Responsibilities:

The Physical Therapist (PT):

  • Conducts assessments and interpret test results in order to establish patient goals and provide quality care
  • Develops and modifying care plans to meet the patient’s needs
  • Provides physical therapy intervention to help a patient develop or regain physical functioning or adapt to disabilities
  • Conducts screening of residents at regular intervals to determine need for intervention or treatment
  • Collaborates with the Rehabilitation and Medical teams to promote comprehensive care, including directing supervising aides, technicians, and assistants, as appropriate
  • Advises patients on exercise techniques
  • Advises patients and their families about durable medical equipment and discharge planning
  • Provides educational information about injury prevention, ergonomics and ways to promote physical health
  • Completes accurate and timely documentation of assessment, intervention, patient progress, and discharge planning
  • Manages deadlines and changing patient caseloads
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and follows safety and health policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties, as needed

Qualifications:

  • 6+ months of Physical Therapy experience (New graduates will be considered)
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Physical Therapy
  • MA Physical Therapist (PT) license
  • COVID-19 vaccination required per MA State guidance
  • Competency with Digital documentation and basic Computer software
  • Solid assessment and documentation skills
  • Patient oriented
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organized

Desired Skills:

  • Experience using Electronic Medical Records (EMRs)

 

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