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Physical Therapist-OVNA-Sunderland-FT

Physical Therapist-OVNA-Sunderland-FT

Job ID 
2017-1168
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MA-Sunderland
Category 
Rehabilitation Services
Department 
Rehabilitation
Job Type 
Regular Full-Time

Additional information about this position

Responsibilities

The Physical Therapist (PT) will be responsible for providing skilled physical therapy services consistent with professional and regulatory standards and policies. Participates in the development of individualized programs necessary to achieve patient care objectives.

  • Perform comprehensive patient assessments to determine functional deficit and potential and establish a therapeutic plan of care to include goals
  • Document, within appropriate time frames, observations, patient's response to treatment, treatment programs, degree of progress and notable changes in patient condition
  • Complete all documentation required and in accordance with state and federal regulations and company policy
  • Communicate and coordinate patient care with other members of the patient's health care team
  • Supervise physical therapy assistants in accordance with regulations and company policy
  • Provide patient and family teaching related to the patient's physical therapy program and its maintenance
  • Assist the patient and/or family to procure needed equipment or supplies
  • Provide physical therapy in accordance with physician's orders and accepted professional practices
  • Utilize appropriate hand washing, standard precautions and personal protective equipment
  • Maintain skills and education by attending continuing education and in-service programs
  • Attend employee meetings and patient conferences

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy program
  • Current license as a PT in the state of Massachusetts
  • One year of experience in home care, or working with elderly patients preferred
  • Must possess a valid MA driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Demonstrated proficiency with the administration of objective standardized tests and measures and compliance with regulatory standards

Company Overview

Located on a beautiful 450 acre campus in Charlton, Massachusetts, The Overlook Retirement Community and Health Center offers 221 independent living residences and a complete continuum of care including post-acute, assisted living, memory care, CARE management services, and skilled nursing for long and short-term care needs. Additionally The Overlook Visiting Nurse Association provides home health services covering over 180 towns across Massachusetts. The Overlook sponsored by the Masonic Health System of Massachusetts has a proud tradition of service since 1911.

 

We offer an excellent benefits package for full and part time positions including; medical, dental, vision and life insurance (effective on day one), a 401(k) retirement savings plan, tuition assistance, and paid time off.

 

If you share our commitment to the highest quality of resident-centered care please visit our careers site to view available positions.